Notice of Public Hearing
For funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program
Regional Planning administers the County’s tax abatement program. The Enterprise Zone Program offers tax abatements on real property to qualified manufacturing and wholesale distribution companies. The County Reinvestment Area offers tax abatement on real property for a variety of businesses. Contact Angela Hamberg, Executive Director 937.498.7273 at the Regional Planning Commission for more information.
Regional Planning has several housing assistance programs including: housing rehabilitation; tenant-based rental assistance; and home repair assistance.
The housing rehabilitation program provides interest free, deferred loans that are 80% forgiven over a four year period to make major repairs to rundown, owner occupied houses.
The tenant-based rental assistance is provided in coordination with Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Contact Angela Hamberg at the Regional Planning Commission for more information 937.498.7273.
Other Planning Related Web Sites
There are thousands of web sites related to community planning; however, here are a few of our favorites:
American Planning Association
American Farmland Trust
Ohio Office of Farmland Preservation
Smart Growth Network
Sustainable Communities Network
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Sidney-Shelby Economic Partnership
Ohio Development Services Agency