Spring Leaf Pickup Begins Monday, April 17!

Posted on March 30, 2023

Spring leaf collection will begin the week of April 17, 2022. This will be a single pass through all districts.  Please have your leaves raked and placed by the curb before we get to your area. Please remember not to mix sticks and limbs in with your leaves. Please check the map for your leaf district. If...

Kettering Planning Commission Seeking New Volunteer Member

Posted on March 28, 2023

The City of Kettering’s Planning Commission is seeking a new volunteer member. The Planning Commission guides development in the city by approving plans in accordance with the provisions of the zoning code and serves as the city’s platting authority. Applications will be accepted through April 11, 2023. Visit to apply. Paper copies are available...

Board of Zoning Appeals Seeks New Volunteer Member

Posted on March 28, 2023

The Board of Zoning Appeals is seeking a new volunteer member. The Board of Zoning Appeals interprets the provisions of the zoning code and has the power to vary the literal application of the zoning code requirements. Applications will be accepted through April 11, 2023. Visit to apply. Paper copies are available at the...

Roadway Work Beginning Monday, March 20

Posted on March 16, 2023

Beginning Monday, March 20, traffic will be impacted on East Dorothy Lane for the installation of water services on the new water main, as well as roadway restoration. This phase of the project will impact East Dorothy Lane travel between Far Hills Avenue and Hathaway Road. Traffic will be impacted as follows on East Dorothy...

City of Kettering Accepting Applications for Strategic Plan Steering Committee

Posted on February 17, 2023

  The City of Kettering is preparing to develop a new Strategic Plan that will guide the city’s future. The Strategic Plan will serve the community, as well its government organization, by providing guidance for city decisions and priorities. To ensure the new Strategic Plan is a meaningful tool for everyone, the City is forming...

Traffic Information for the Week of January 23

Posted on January 19, 2023

During the week of January 23, a water main will be replaced at the intersection of Dorothy Lane and Shroyer Road that will impact traffic in the following ways.   Northbound and southbound through traffic on Shroyer Road will be limited to turning right onto Dorothy Lane. Detour signs will be posted.   Left turns...

UnDesign the Redline

Posted on December 28, 2022

The UnDesign the Redline exhibit explores questions such as: Why are communities in Montgomery County often racially segregated? How did our neighborhoods form the way they did? How does this affect employment, education, policing health care and other aspects of life? UnDesign the Redline is an important, visually compelling interactive exhibit tracing the tangled roots...

Bruce E. Duke Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

Posted on December 1, 2022

Kettering (OH) City Council Member Bruce E. Duke was re-elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors by NLC’s membership at the 2022 City Summit in Kansas City, MO. Duke was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy, governance and membership activities. NLC...

Matt Greeson Selected As Next City Manager

Posted on October 7, 2022

Kettering City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Matt Greeson to serve as Kettering’s next city manager effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Greeson will start his service on December 12 in a transitionary capacity. He will succeed Kettering’s sixth City Manager, Mark Schwieterman, who will continue his role through December 31, 2022. Mr....

Kettering Community Block Party Canceled for This Evening

Posted on June 8, 2022

Kettering’s Community Block Party, scheduled for June 8 from 6-8 p.m., is canceled due to the forecast for inclement weather. City officials are working to determine a rain date that will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

City of Kettering Joins International Code Council for Building Safety Month 2022

Posted on April 25, 2022

In May 2022, The City of Kettering Planning and Development Department will participate in the 42nd annual Building Safety Month which is a worldwide campaign presented by the International Code Council, its members and partners to promote building safety. This year’s campaign, “Safety for All: Building Codes in Action”, raises awareness about the importance of...

Juneteenth in Kettering: A Celebration of Shared Freedom

Posted on April 22, 2022

  Kettering Celebrates Shared Freedom: Public Invited to Juneteenth Lunch Event   KETTERING, OH – The City of Kettering will host its first official Juneteenth community celebration on Monday, June 20, with Juneteenth in Kettering: A Celebration of Shared Freedom. The catered box lunch event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Polen...

City of Kettering Announces Partnership with altafiber to Provide Wi-Fi at Multiple High-Traffic Public Venues

Posted on April 12, 2022

CITY OF KETTERING, Ohio – altafiber and the City of Kettering are pleased to announce a new partnership as the technology company continues to expand beyond its traditional footprint of Greater Cincinnati. Under terms of the five-year agreement, altafiber and its Smart City organization – branded as UniCity –  will provide a state-of-the-art, fiber-enabled Wi-Fi...

Kettering’s Racial Equity Survey Report Is Available

Posted on February 23, 2022

Kettering, OH – In January 2021, The City of Kettering’s Board of Community Relations (BCR) conducted an online racial equity survey as a first step toward better understanding the perceptions of race relations in Kettering. Complete racial equity survey results are available for viewing at Established by City Charter in 1969, the BCR is...

AES (formerly DP&L) Announces Power Outage

Posted on February 3, 2022

AES Ohio (formerly DP&L) advised that a power outage will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., due to a necessary circuit repair. Kettering areas likely to be impacted are located between Dorothy Lane and Stroop Road and just east of Ackerman Boulevard to Shroyer Road. Thank you.  

Kettering Prepares for Impending Severe Weather

Posted on February 2, 2022

The City of Kettering is monitoring weather forecasts and preparing for anticipated ice and snow as temperatures drop Wednesday evening. Once the rain begins to freeze, street crews will salt the major routes throughout the city. Crews will remain focused on these roadways as precipitation transitions to snow later in the day Thursday. Once the...

Kettering and Day Air Launch Programs to Help Homeowners

Posted on December 13, 2021

Kettering, Ohio, December 8, 2021 – The City of Kettering and Day Air Credit Union announced two new programs to provide affordable and sustainable homeownership and home improvement for Kettering residents. The First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program and the Home Improvement Assistance Program will provide low-interest, forgivable loans to help offset down payment and renovation costs...

National Make A Difference Day Is October 23

Posted on October 22, 2021

One of Kettering's favorite initiatives is National Make A Difference Day, and it's Saturday, October 23, from 9:00 to noon! Everyone is welcome (children under 14 must be accompanied by adults). Volunteers will spend the morning clearing invasive honeysuckle from trails or planting seeds and seedlings at the Habitat Center, 3036 Bellflower St. If staying...

Paving on County Line Begins October 14

Posted on October 13, 2021

Paving will begin on the east side (Beavercreek side) of County Line Road Thursday, October 14 through Saturday, October 16, depending on weather. Inclement weather could cause delays through the beginning of next week.   During the paving process, traffic on County Line Road will be reduced to one lane for both directions of travel....

Kettering Welcomes New Economic Development Manager

Posted on June 23, 2021

Press Release - Economic Development Manager - Schrimpf  
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