Public Hearing Notices

If you received a Notice of Public Hearing

A notice for a public hearing is a required notice to be sent by the City to property owners who are in the vicinity of a property where development of or changes are proposed. Such notices invite the public to participate in the decision-making process. If you received a notice of public hearing in the mail and you have questions, please contact the staff member at the number listed at the bottom of the notice.

City Council

One (1) public hearing is scheduled for the April 22, 2021, City Council meeting:

  • Request to rezone a 52-acre tract within the City of Xenia from Planned Unit Development and A-1 Agricultural District to the following: 44.7 acres to R-1C One-Family Residential District (minimum 7,500 sq. ft. lots) and 8.7 acres to R-2 Two-Family Residential District, filed by Rob Arnold. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.

Three (3) public hearings are scheduled for the May 27, 2021, City Council meeting:

  • Rezoning of two parcels, totaling five acres, containing an existing former daycare facility, from R-1C One-Family Residential District to P-1 Public and Institutional District to allow conversion of the former daycare to a banquet/conference facility for the property located at 784 Bellbrook Avenue filed by Richard Darner, Bellbrook Rentals LLC. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Rezoning of two vacant parcels, totaling 0.6 acres, from R-3 Attached Residential District to O-1 District to allow construction of a counseling office for the property located between 300 and 346 Bellbrook Avenue filed by Al Cummings. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Rezoning of a 0.05-acre vacant parcel from R-3 Attached Residential District to B-3 General Business District to allow consolidation of this lot with an adjacent B-3-zoned vacant lot at 240 E. Main Street and facilitate construction of a business for the property located on N. Monroe Drive just north of 240 E. Main Street filed by Ray and Karen Devite. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Three (3) public hearings are scheduled for the April 26, 2021, Board of Zoning Appeals meeting:

  • Variance request to allow a patio cover attached to the rear of a home to be 1.5' from a detached garage that is 10' from the rear property line. The Land Development Code requires detached accessory buildings that are less than 10' from the home to be at least 30' from the rear property line for the property located at 896 Emmet Drive filed by Jonathan and Melissa Shepherd. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Variance request to allow a 6' tall wood privacy fence, built without a permit, to remain in a front yard (defined as the area between a street and the nearest point of the main building), exceeding the code's maximum height of 4' for a fence in  a front yard for the property located at 2299  Alabama Drive filed by Shannon Yost. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Variance request to allow a parking lot to be located in a front yard and 5' from a front lot line in an O-1 Office District, contrary to O-1 District standards that require vehicular use areas to be located in a rear yard and at least 10' from any lot line for the property located at 1113 W. Second Street filed by Eduardo K. Makapugay. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.

Planning and Zoning Commission

Four (4) public hearings are scheduled for the May 6, 2021, Planning and Zoning Commission meeting:

  • Rezoning of two parcels, totaling five acres, containing an existing former daycare facility, from R-1C One-Family Residential District to P-1 Public and Institutional District to allow conversion of the former daycare to a banquet/conference facility for the property located at 784 Bellbrook Avenue filed by Richard Darner, Bellbrook Rentals LLC. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Rezoning of two vacant parcels, totaling 0.6 acres, from R-3 Attached Residential District to O-1 District to allow construction of a counseling office for the property located between 300 and 346 Bellbrook Avenue filed by Al Cummings. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Conditional Use to allow conversion of a building most recently used as a Board of Education office building to a K-5 public charter school, including a renovation and an approximately 10,656 sq. ft. eastward expansion of the existing building for the property located at 578 E. Market Street filed by Jeremy Ervin. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.
  • Rezoning of a 0.05-acre vacant parcel from R-3 Attached Residential District to B-3 General Business District to allow consolidation of this lot with an adjacent B-3-zoned vacant lot at 240 E. Main Street and facilitate construction of a business for the property located on N. Monroe Drive just north of 240 E. Main Street filed by Ray and Karen Devite. Please click here to view the public hearing notice.