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PLAN ADOPTION UPDATE

Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the adoption of the Sharonville 2030 Comprehensive Plan was temporarily postponed. Planning Commission will have a hearing to review the plan on July 8, at 7:00 pm. You are welcome to attend in person or you may submit comments by email or phone. Please CLICK HERE or scroll down to to check out the most recent version of the plan and learn more about how you can provide feedback on the draft as part of the adoption process.

Don't forget that you can also keep up-to-date on all events and information related to Sharonville by visiting the City's Facebook page. Click on the Facebook link to take you to Facebook.

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ZONING CODE UPDATE 

The City has initiated the second part of the Sharonville 2030 effort, which is the process to update the City's zoning regulations. Come back soon to review the summary of survey responses gathered during April and May of this year along with an evaluation of the existing code that will include potential direction for the update!

Shaping the Future of Sharonville

 

Sharonville 2030 is a project that the city is undertaking to create a new comprehensive plan and a revised zoning code to help establish a clear direction for the future of Sharonville. The comprehensive plan will establish the city's goals for elements such as land use, economic development, housing, transportation, utilities, and parks, just to name a few. The zoning code will help modernize the city's land use regulations, which addresses how buildings and properties should be designed and how they can be used, while also implementing the recommendations of the plan.

 

Sharonville 2030 will be a community driven effort where the community members will have a variety of opportunities to help craft the plan’s policies and provide feedback on the plan and code language. Over the course of the next 18 months, Sharonville staff members along with the firms of Compass Point Planning and McGill Smith Punshon, will be facilitating a number of public meetings, online surveys, and other forums where community members can provide ideas that will then be incorporated into the plan. This website is designed to be a central location to find out more about upcoming events, review feedback gathered during past events, and review or download reports and drafts of the plan and code as they become available.

 

DRAFT PLAN AND ADOPTION

Since June 2019, the Sharonville 2030 Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee has been actively working to help draft the new comprehensive plan for the City of Sharonville. The draft of that plan is now available by clicking on the logos below. This draft will be formally presented to both the Sharonville Planning Commission and City Council beginning with the Planning Commission on July 8, at 7:00 pm. Until then, everyone is welcome to review the draft plan by clicking on the link below. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to click on the "Provide Feedback" button below. Comments will be welcome all the way up until the City Council hearing on the plan.

Click Below for the Draft Comprehensive Plan

Comments on the Plan?

You have multiple options to submit comments on the plan. 

  1. You can contact the Community Development Department, by phone, at 513-563-0033

  2. You can send an email to Sarah Dircks, City Planner for the City of Sharonville at sdircks@cityofsharonville.com

  3. You can leave a comment via the Contact Page of this website by clicking on the tab at the top of the page or on the button below.

By clicking on the link below, you can download the most recent version of the draft Plan from August 4, 2020. This plan has been updated with some minor word adjustments (no substantive change), added photos, and reformatted into the final, 11x17 inch version with more images and illustrations. The plan that can be downloaded through the following link was updated on March 23, 2020 to make some minor wording adjustments and clarify maps. No substantive changes have been made.

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The link below will allow you to download the letter-sized, simpler version of the plan with large maps dated March 23, 2020. Again, please note that some minor wordsmithing was made but no substantial changes were made between the below version and the newest version available above.

 

Events

PAST EVENT - Sharonville 2030 Open House - June 5

PAST EVENT - Sharonville 2030 Public Workshop - May 15

Following multiple meetings with the public and steering committee that have taken place since January 2019, the City of Sharonville hosted an open house on June 5, 2019 to present some initial, conceptual recommendations for the plan to get additional feedback prior to the creation of the plan document. 

WANT TO COMMENT? If you would still like to provide comment on the conceptual recommendations, please feel free to take a look at the following maps and documents and provide comments on one or all of the areas through the Comment Form on this website. This information will be considered, and any comments, will be considered by the steering committee during the drafting of the Sharonville 2030 Comprehensive Plan.

PAST EVENT - Sharonville Business: Beers, Bites & Big Ideas

The City of Sharonville hosted a business networking event on April 18, 2019 to interact with local businesses and find out what they thought were big ideas for the future of the City of Sharonville. Participants represented businesses from across the city and all types of businesses including retail, office, and industrial.

The City of Sharonville held a public workshop on May 15, 2019 to let citizens and stakeholders provide ideas for four special areas and issues that included connectivity (sidewalk and trails), downtown, the Lebanon Road Corridor, and the Sharon Road Gateway. This information will be used in the development of the plan and will also be the focus of the June 5, public open house where the major direction and recommendations of the plan will be presented for final comment prior to the development of the plan document.

WANT TO COMMENT? If you would still like to provide comment on the focus areas, please feel free to take a look at the following maps and provide comments on one or all of the areas through the Comment Form on this website. This information will be considered in advance of the June 5th meeting and following the meeting as the city works with the consultants on the drafting of the Sharonville 2030 Comprehensive Plan.

PAST EVENT - Sharonville 2030 Kick-Off Public Meeting

The City of Sharonville held a public kick-off meeting on January 23, 2019 to let citizens and stakeholders know about the Sharonville 2030 project and engage the public in a way that helped identified initial issues and opportunities for the city and the future. We will be working closely with a steering committee over the next few months but will post information on upcoming meetings as soon as dates are determined. There will also be opportunities to take part in online surveys over the course of the project. Check back frequently.

A summary of the map exercise and the big ideas exercise from the Kick-Off Meeting can be found on the Project Files page. Thanks to everyone who attended!

City of Sharonville

Department of Community Development

10900 Reading Road

Sharonville, Ohio 45241

(513) 563-0033