Planning & Development

Welcome to the Planning and Development Department!  We are a diverse department committed to “Making Kettering the Community of Choice!”

New… “Access Kettering”  Launched!

The Access Kettering tool is now available and offers online access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  No more waiting for our offices to open to do business with the City.  You can now apply and pay for a residential or commercial permit, and report a property maintenance concern in your neighborhood – all online at your convenience.

Access Kettering - Click Here

New Lots Available for Development!

As of 4/16/15, the City of Kettering has recently made some shovel-ready residential lots available for sale. Download the entire sales packet below (20 MB PDF).

Sales Packet

(A reduced size Sales Packet is available for mobile users or those with slower connections)

Current Developments

Click below for list of Current Development going on within the City of Kettering.

Meijer Facade Improvements / Summer 2015 – Meijer Exterior Design

Zoning Administration

The Zoning Administrator is responsible for ensuring new development is built and existing development stays in conformance with the Kettering Zoning Code. The Zoning Administrator is also responsible for providing staff support to the Kettering Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.

Click to View Zoning Code
Kettering City Map with Zoning
City of Kettering Zoning Map by Pattern Districts
Building and Zoning

 

Planning

Planning Staff is responsible for creating and implementing mid and long range planning studies for the City of Kettering.
Studies:
Kettering Comp Plan
Wilmington Pike Improvement Plan 2013

Construction Permits and Building Safety

The building safety staff is responsible for permitting and the enforcement of all building codes during construction.

Building and Zoning

Property Maintenance Code Enforcement

Keeping property maintained is essential to the long-term health and value of Kettering neighborhoods and businesses. Our Property Maintenance Inspectors work with home and business owners to ensure our neighborhoods maintain their value. You can file a complaint online or call the 24-hour Property Maintenance Hotline at 937-296-3286.

Property Maintenance and Code Enforcement
Property Maintenance Code

Community Development

The Community Development staff administers programs to assist Kettering families with home improvements and improving neighborhoods. These programs are primarily funded through the Community Development Block Grant program. You can find more information about these programs on our “Housing Opportunities” page.
If you would like to know more about any of these programs please do not hesitate to call our offices at
937-296-2441.

 

Sincerely,
Tom Robillard, Director
Planning and Development Department