A - Z Directory
Accident Reports, Loveland Police Department
Accident reports may be acquired without charge from the Loveland Safety Center (126 South Lebanon Road) between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Animal, Road Kill
The Department of Public Works will pick up road kill on City streets only. Dead animals on streets not in the City should be referred to the appropriate township. Dead animals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner to discard.
Animal Complaints, Dogs
The Loveland Police Department will respond to loud dogs, vicious dogs or other similar animal complaints. For non-emergency response, call Northeast Communications at 513-677-7000.
Animal Complaints, Injured
The Loveland Police Department will respond to resident concerns about distempered raccoons and wounded deer. These animals are typically destroyed. The Loveland Police Department will not remove a carcass from private property, but will see that a carcass in the public right-of-way be removed.
Animal Complaints, Wild
The Loveland Police Department does not trap, kill or remove wild animals e.g. deer, fox, coyote. Residents with deer, fox, raccoon or coyote complaints should contact the Ohio Department of Natural Resources at 800-WILDLIFE (or 800-945-3543). Loveland is located in District 5. (Visit their website or send them an email). If the wild animal is aggressive, the Loveland Police Department should be contacted to ensure a coordinated response or an emergency response.
The Loveland Police Department can perform the following criminal background checks:
- Loveland-only records, free of charge.
- Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI &I, Ohio-only Web-check) for a fee which covers their cost to do so. As of January 2011, this fee is $25 (cash or check only). This is not a national criminal background check.
The Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail is owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Complaints about trail conditions should be directed to ODNR, however, the City Department of Public Works will pick up a dead animal, remove a tree limb, etc. as a courtesy to ODNR and to expedite response.
Birthday Party Appearances
LSFD crews on duty are available for appearances at child resident birthday parties. Advanced scheduling is required and appearances are subject to change due to emergency demands. Residents interested in this service should contact District Chief Mike Books at 513-774-3016 to make arrangements in advance.
Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)
The BZA board is a quasi-judicial body that can hear appeals of residents, employees or property owners who disagree with a decision of the chief building official or Planning and Zoning Commission. The BZA also serves as the body that can grant variances from the Zoning Code or the Flood Code.
Brush Drop-off, Year-Round
Residents may receive a free voucher from City Hall. Vouchers should be taken to Evans Landscaping (9700 East Kemper Road) for year-round brush drop-off. This is in addition to, not instead of, the biannual Department of Public Works' curbside brush collection. Permits can be obtained from City Hall Customer Service by calling 513-683-0150.
The City collects brush at the curbside twice per year, usually starting in March and again starting in mid to late November. Limbs cannot exceed 10" in diameter at the cut section, length not restricted. Place limbs with the cut section facing the street. Small twigs and sticks should be tied with twine in bundles not to exceed 12 inches in diameter. No leaves, pine needles or grass clippings. Rumpke will pickup bundled brush that does not exceed 50 pounds and is less than 4 feet long.
Camping in City Parks
Camping is not allowed in any City parks.
Cars, Parked in Yards
Cars must be parked on a permanently surfaced driveway or parking area, defined as cement, blacktop, brick, pavers or gravel. The surface material must meet certain guidelines. Please refer to the Building and Zoning department for requirements.
Child Safety Seat Installation
The Loveland Police Department can assist parents and grandparents with the installation of a child safety seat. Call 513-583-3000 in advance to arrange an appointment.
Per the 2010 Census, the City of Loveland official population is 12,081.
City Population, Historical
The biggest period of growth was between 1950 and 1960. In Ohio, when a village population exceeds 5,000, the community becomes a city instead of a village. Loveland was a village from 1876 to 1961.
Population growth is as follows:
- 2000 to 11,677
- 1990 to 10,122
- 1980 to 9,990
- 1970 to 9,106
- 1960 to 7,144
- 1950 to 2,149
Christmas Tree Disposal
This annual service runs from the first business day after Christmas until the second Friday of January. If a resident misses this schedule, they may drop off a tree at Rumpke using the City's brush drop-off program or discard it during the spring brush collection. Please remove all lights, plastic bags, and ornaments from the trees since they will be composted.
Code of Ordinances
The City's Code of Ordinances can be found online. A paper copy is also available at the Loveland Public Library (649 Loveland Madeira Road). The Code is updated annually and the City makes no representation as to the accuracy of the code online.
The Clerk of Council maintains a listing of all City Committees, its members, and the members' contact information. For more information contact Clerk of Council by calling 513-683-0150.
Residents who wish to contact a City Council member are encouraged to Email them. Council emails can be found on at www.lovelandoh.com/government/city-council.
Council Chambers / Conference Room Argo
These rooms are used for Council meetings, Mayor's Court, city committee meetings and other public or neighborhood meetings. The chamber and conference room are available for free, though City business takes priority over non-city organizations (pursuant to Council Policy, §115.07 (g)). To reserve these rooms, contact the Clerk of Council at 513-707-1437.
Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m., and as otherwise called by the Mayor. Meetings are advertised at least 24 hours in advance (unless needed by a state of emergency). Meetings are posted on the board at the west entrance to City Hall and on the website.
City Council Packets
City Council packets are available on the City's website. Residents can view reports, communications and legislation on the Council Meeting Documents page.
The Loveland-Symmes Fire Department sponsors CPR classes quarterly. If interested visit the Loveland Symmes Fire Department website and select the "Programs" button to complete an online registration. There is a fee for the class and it is open to both residents and non-residents.
Crime Stoppers is a program that allows members of the community to provide anonymous information about criminal activity. The local number is 513-352-3040. Visit their website.
The City's curfew is set by section 507 of the Code of Ordinances. No person under the age of 18 is permitted outside between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. There are exceptions, such as if the child is with their parents, traveling to and from work, involved in extracurricular activities, or working for the Loveland Symmes Fire Department.
Licenses can be obtained through the appropriate County or through an authorized dog licensing agent. Agents near Loveland include:
- Animal Health Track and Feed, 1517 Street Route 28, 513-248-8030
- O'Bryan's Wine and Liquor, 8972-A Columbia Road, 513-683-2082
- Kings Veterinary Hospital, 3335 West Street Route 22 and 3, 513-697-0400
- Loveland Hardware, 131 Broadway, 513-625-2700 (Clermont County Residents Only)
Maintaining driveway aprons are the responsibility of the adjacent property owners. It may be possible to coordinate this with the City's annual sidewalk replacement program, but the City does not offer a reimbursement or a 50 to 50 match for the apron.
Eagle Scout, Letter from the Mayor
To receive a letter from the Mayor, the Scout Master should contact the Mayor.
The environmental fee covers environmental costs the City incurs to maintain environmental safety in servicing utilities. Both commercial establishments and residents pay this fee and it is part of the City's Sanitation and Environment charge on the utility bill.
Emergency Siren Testing
Warning sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the month at Noon. The outdoor warning siren system for the City of Loveland and Symmes Township consist of nine sirens throughout the district. Location of sirens:
- Camp Denison - 8151 Glendale Milford Road
- Hopewell Park - Humphrey and Steeplechase Roads
- Loveland Commerce Park - 122 Commerce Boulevard
- Loveland Middle School - 801 South Lebanon Road
- Loveland Public Works - 10980 Loveland Madeira Road
- Phillips Park - 11670 Rich Road
- Station 60 to 9425 Loveland Madeira Road
- Station 61 to 11949 Mason Road
- White Pillars Farm - 7079 State Route 48
The Loveland Farmers Market season is May to October on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the parking lot of Loveland Station. For more information, please visit their website.
The Loveland Police Department offers traditional ink-rolled finger printing for Loveland residents who may be applying for a position requiring one. For more information contact the Loveland Police Department at 513-583-3000.
It is illegal to discharge a firearm inside the City limits, pursuant to §549 of the Code of Ordinances. For more information contact the Loveland Police Department at 513-583-3000.
Fire Arms, Public Buildings
It is illegal to carry firearms (concealed or otherwise) into public buildings. Law enforcement officers are an exception.
Visit the L.I.F.E. Food Pantry website.
Loveland Symmes Fire Department's District Chief is available during normal business hours every day of the week to coordinate fire prevention programs. Interested individuals should call 513-707-6110 for more details.
Residents may have fires in properly constructed or fabricated fire pits. For more specific questions, call the District Chief at 513-707-6110.
Fire Inspection, Commercial
Annual fire inspections for commercial establishments are coordinated by the Loveland Symmes Fire Department District Chief. For more information, businesses should contact 513-707-6110.
Fire Hydrants, Maintenance
All white and green fire hydrants are owned by the City of Loveland and are maintained by the Department of Public Works. If a hydrant is not working or appears to be leaking, please provide the location by calling 513-683-0150.
Health Contract & Services
The City of Loveland contracts with the Hamilton County Health Department each year to handle health services for all of Loveland, including areas in Warren and Clermont County. Visit their website for more information.
The Honor Guard is an LSFD unit that was created to show respect and dignity at funerals of emergency service personnel in the Cincinnati area. For more information about the Honor Guard visit their website and to schedule an appearance call the Loveland-Symmes Fire Department at 513-583-3001.
Household Chemical Disposal
Typical hazardous products including pesticides, automotive products, home improvement products, and cleaning products can be dropped off at Environmental Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) (4650 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45232). EEI accepts most materials except biohazard, radioactive, and explosive wastes. A fee is charged depending on item. For more information call EEI at 513-772-2818 or go to their website. For specific information about a product you would like to dispose, call Hamilton County's Household Hazard Waste Hotline 513-946-7700 or visit their website.
Latex paint is not hazardous and can be safely thrown away with your regular trash once it is solid. Simply leave the lid off and mix in sand, sawdust, or kitty litter to speed up the process. Once it is solid, place the can next to your trash with the lid off so your waste hauler can see that it is dry.
The City charges impact fees for new construction in the City, which are set by ordinance. For more information, contact the Building and Zoning Department at 513-683-0150.
The City collects one-percent (1%) income tax pursuant to Loveland Code of Ordinances Section 183 and offers a full 1% credit for municipal income tax paid to another jurisdiction. For questions or concerns, contact the City's Finance Clerk at 513-707-1452. Also, see Regional Income Tax Collection.
The Loveland Police Department does not operate a jail. Loveland Police Department is certified by the State of Ohio as a temporary holding facility. Persons may be held at the Safety Center for up to six hours for processing or while waiting transport to a detention facility.
Jobs & Job Applications
The City of Loveland does not accept job applications or resumes unless we are actively recruiting for a posted position.
The Knox Rapid Entry System is a secure rapid entry program utilized by the Loveland Symmes Fire Department that enables fire departments to enter residential and commercial buildings with a master key in case of an emergency. The Knox Rapid Entry System reduces response time and property damage. If you are interested in having a Knox Box® installed for your property, please call the Loveland Symmes Fire Department Headquarters at 513-583-3001.
The City performs two officially planned leaf pickups each fall. If you have leaves to dispose of before or after the scheduled pickups, you should compost them, bag them in brown yard waste bags, or dispose of them in the trash.
For questions about obtaining a liquor permit, please contact the Clerk of Council, at 513-683-0150.
Liquor Permits, Special Events
To obtain a liquor permit for a special event, the City Manager must grant permission for alcohol to be sold and then the event organizer must contact the Ohio Department of Liquor Control to obtain an application for the license. This application also requires the City Manager's and Police Chief's signatures. Once the event organizer completes the form, the application can be forwarded to the City Manager's office for processing.
The Loveland Police Department will gladly assist any motorists who have locked their keys in their car inside the City limits. If this occurs, please call 677-7000 for assistance.
Library, Public Library of Cincinnati Hamilton County (649 Loveland Madeira Road)
Any resident of the City of Loveland, regardless of County of residences, may enjoy the benefits of the Hamilton County library at the Loveland Madeira Road location.
L.I.F.E. Food Pantry
Visit the L.I.F.E. Food Pantry website.
Loveland’s Mayor’s Court is presided over by a magistrate. Mayor’s Court is conducted on the First and Third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Loveland Safety Center (126 South Lebanon Road) or as needed for special court sessions. For questions please contact the Clerk of Court at 513-774-3030.
City Council minutes are posted on the City’s website. Official copies of minutes are kept at the office of the Clerk of Council. To view recent minutes visit our agendas and minutes section.
Each year, the City organizes four to six meetings for various Loveland neighborhoods. The goals of the meetings are to take City Hall into the community, learn from residents, and to work to solve problems and facilitate two-way communication. The Loveland Neighborhood Action Team (L-NAT) coordinates these meetings and the leader of the L-NAT is the Assistant Police Chief. Schedules of the year's meetings are usually posted in April each year.
Neighborhood watch programs are an important aspect of community-oriented policing. Residents who wish to reconstitute or start a neighborhood watch program are encouraged to contact the Loveland Police Department to express interest. The Loveland Police Department will help to provide resources, organization and contact information. Please call the non-emergency line at 513-583-3000.
Nisbet Park Rental
Three shelters are available for rent in Nisbet park. The amphitheater, large shelter (near the playground), and the small shelter (near the bike trail and restrooms). The shelters are available for $75 per shelter. Applications are submitted to the City Manager for approval. The City does not rent other parks or portions thereof. Please call 513-707-1437 to rent.
Noise complaints should be referred to the Loveland Police Department.
Northeast Communications Center (NECC)
The Loveland Symmes Fire Department operates a dispatch center known as NECC out of the Loveland Safety Center at 126 South Lebanon Road. NECC dispatches Loveland Police Department, LSFD, Sheriff's deputies in Symmes Township, and is the after hours contact for water leaks, downed tree limbs blocking roadways, etc. The number is 513-677-7000 for non-emergency calls.
For notarization services, authorized notaries are available in City Hall and the Loveland Safety Center. Please call 513-683-0150 to schedule an appointment.
For policing services, Loveland Police Department officers can be hired for parades, special events, security details, etc. Please contact the Assistant Chief at 513-583-3000 to make arrangements. The 2011 rate is $35 per hour with a three hour minimum.
Residents who wish to address City Council at a City Council meeting are welcome to do so at the Open Forum portion of the meeting (second and fourth Tuesday of the month). Residents must sign up to speak and comments are generally limited to five minutes per person.
Parade permits are issued by the Police Chief. Permit forms are available on the City's website and should be submitted directly to the Police Department. Contact Chief Sabransky by Email or at 583-3000 with any questions.
Park hours are set pursuant to Recreation Board Policy.
Parks, Field Usage
Park fields are awarded by the Recreation Board pursuant to adopted policy. Preference is given to organizations with higher proportions of Loveland residents. The City Manager's Office manages the awarding of fields.
Paying City Bills
The City allows the following methods to remit payments for fines, fees, charges or taxes:
- Credit Card (only through Official Payments online and with a nominal user charge)
- Electronic funds transfer
Permit to Distribute Advertisements
Door to door sales are prohibited in Loveland. However, non-subscribed deliveries are permitted with proper permits. Any material that is to be distributed must hang on mailboxes. Any applicant wishing to obtain permission to distribute must submit a completed application and $50 application fee to the City Manager's office. If possible the applicant should provide a sample of the advertisement. Permits must be renewed annually.
Pedi-Med Program (LSFD)
Like the Senior-med program, Pedi-Med allows a young resident with special medical needs to have a predetermined response plan for a medical emergency. Loveland Symmes Fire Department will have information about the person's prescriptions, response plan, contact numbers, etc. When seconds count, a pre-plan is essential. If interested, please contact Loveland Symmes Fire Department at 513-583-3001. Residents may also inquire at Loveland Symmes Fire Department 's website and visit the program section of their website.
Planning & Zoning Committee
This committee oversees development according to the Zoning Code and assists City Council with determining land use matters and policy in the community. This Committee meets once a month or more as needed.
Police Academy, Citizens
Typically starting in September, the Loveland Police Department hosts a ten week Citizens Police Academy which enables residents to learn more about law enforcement and the criminal justice system. For more information, please contact the Loveland Police Department at 513-583-3000.
Copies of police reports can be obtained at the Loveland Safety Center (126 South Lebanon Road) during normal business hours.
Property Tax Payments
Property owners wishing to pay their property taxes need to pay the appropriate County Treasurer's office. The City does not accept payments for property taxes since collection is a county function in Ohio.
Public Records Requests
Records may be requested and made available for inspection and copying during normal business hours. Requests may be verbal but written requests are preferred. The City charges $0.05 per copy for an 8.5 by 11 page if the copy is black and white.
The Recreation Board is responsible for policies that govern parks and recreation. For specific policy questions, please contact the City Manager's Office at 513-683-0150.
Recreational Vehicles & Trailers
Trailers, recreational vehicles, boats, trucks in excess of one ton load capacity, semi-trailer, commercial vehicle, or any construction equipment, cannot be parked on any portion of any street, highway, or alleyway where a residential use is principally or conditionally permitted in the City except in those cases where such parking, stationing or storing of such vehicle or equipment is necessary for the purpose of making a pickup, delivery or service call at a premises abutting such street or for actively performing construction services on any such premises, or for undertaking construction pursuant to a public works project approved by the City.
The vehicles listed above cannot be parked in front of or on any portion of the front yard of any real property where a residential use is principally or conditionally permitted in the City. Any such vehicle must be parked behind the front corner of a house located upon such premises, which corner is closest to the property line. On corner lots, such truck in excess of one ton load capacity, trailer, semi-trailer, boat or recreational vehicle must be parked, stationed or stored in the rear or side yard of such property, provided that any such parking, stationing or storing shall be on a permanently surfaced driveway or parking area as defined in Section 351.03(a)(20).
The following items are permitted (and strongly encouraged!) to be recycled in the City of Loveland. No sorting is required:
- Cardboard (must be flattened)
- Clean pizza boxes (no greasy areas or food debris)
- Empty aerosol cans (please remove the plastic tips)
- Glass bottles and jars (any color)
- Junk mail and envelopes (just check for confidential information)
- Newspapers, magazines, paper, telephone books, office paper, paper grocery bags
- Paper board (e.g. cereal boxes and other thin, cardboard-like paper).
- Plastic bottles and jugs (no caps because these are made from different plastic types)
- Steel cans
The City offers a recycling dumpster for residents and non-residents to use located behind City Hall (120 West Loveland Avenue) near the Works Railroad Car.
Residents have the option of receiving a recycling cart provided by the City. All are the property of the City and are to be left at the household when the resident moves out. To request a cart, call Rumpke at851-0122 x5176.
Regional Income Tax Collection (RITA)
Since 2010, the City has contracted with RITA to collect income taxes for the City of Loveland. Please call 800-860-7482, visit their website, or contact the City of Loveland at 513-683-0150 for assistance or additional information.
Each year, the Loveland Police Department hosts a multi-week Senior Academy, which enables older residents to learn more about age-appropriate topics (e.g fraud protection, wills and estate planning, emergency planning, home security, etc.). For more information, please contact the Loveland Police Department at 513-583-3000.
Loveland Symmes Fire Department traditionally hosts a Senior Expo in the spring. This expo brings together seasoned residents and vendors for a specified program. For more information, visit their website.
Sidewalk 50 to 50 Reimbursement Program
Under this program, residents (who are responsible for maintaining sidewalks adjacent to their property) may be eligible to receive 50% of the cost of repair or replacement. The City Engineer oversees this program. For more information, contact the City Engineer at 513-707-6114.
Sidewalks Annual Inspections
In 2009, the City began a ten year inspection process of all neighborhoods in the community which have sidewalks. Residents in the inspected area who have one or more sidewalk sections which need replacement will be notified. They will have several options pursuant to City policy to help them pay for the cost of repair. This includes the 50 to 50 reimbursement program, the City-managed option, and the ability to put the cost of the repair on their property taxes. For more information call 513-683-0150.
Special Event Permits
An event which requires an application be made to the City Manager's Office for review and approval. This involves checking with Fire, Police and Public Works too, and special events may be declined for any reason. The following events are held annually in Loveland:
- Rat Race - Held in April each year, raises money for Leukemia research and sponsored by Paxton's
- Community Easter Egg Hunt - Sponsored by Loveland Health Care, date varies
- Memorial Day Parade and Service - Held on Memorial Day, parade begins at 9 a.m. followed by a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park and then services at local cemeteries. Parade line up begins at Loveland Elementary School and disburses at Veterans Memorial Park.
- Loveland's Amazing Race - Held on the Saturday of Father's Day weekend
- Fourth of July to Parade begins at 7 p.m. followed by entertainment in Nisbet Park and fireworks at dusk. Parade line up begins at Loveland Elementary School and disburses downtown.
- The Loveland Art Show - Held in September in Nisbet Park, date varies but is typically on a Sunday
- Seth Mitchell Hero's Run - Held in September or October, date varies. Started in 2010 to honor fallen Marine Captain Seth Mitchell of Loveland
- Loveland Homecoming Parade - September/October date varies but is typically on a Thursday night. Parade begins at 6 p.m. Line up begins at the VFW and travels to the High School, followed by the Girls Powder Puff Football Game
- Halloween/Beggar's Night/Trick-or-Treat - Held on October 31st of each year from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Christmas in Loveland - Third Saturday in December, 4 to 9 p.m.
If a resident is in need of a smoke detector but cannot afford one, please contact the Loveland Symmes Fire Department at 513-707-6103.
Like the Pedi-med program, Senior-Med allows a senior or special needs resident to have a predetermined response plan for a medical emergency. Loveland Symmes Fire Department will have information about the person's prescriptions, response plan, contact numbers, etc. When seconds count, a pre-plan is essential. Residents should contact Loveland Symmes Fire Department at 513-583-3001 or inquire at Loveland Symmes Fire Department's website, by clicking on the program section.
If you are experiencing a sewer backup, you should contact the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) immediately at 513-352-4900
Most of Loveland is in the Loveland City School District (513-683-5600), however, some portions of Loveland are in the Little Miami School District and other areas are in the Sycamore School District.
Door to door sales are prohibited in Loveland, but people can sell wares in public spaces or private property accessible to the public. To do so, one must obtain a permit issued by the City Manager's Office. To obtain the permit to solicit, hawk, or peddle in a public place, the applicant must submit an application to the City Manager's office with a $50 application fee. The applicant must also undergo a background check. This can be scheduled at the Loveland Safety Center (126 South Lebanon Road) for an additional charge. Applicants must also provide a 2×2 picture of themselves. Permits must be renewed annually.
The Building and Zoning Department takes reservations for the two areas where banners can be stretched across West Loveland Avenue. The banner fee is $50 and space is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Banners may be displayed for up to 2 weeks. This is only available for not-for-profit groups or organizations.
If you (or your contractor) want to cut into a City street to hook up to a water line, sewer line, electrical utility, or some other similar project, it must be approved in advance by the City Engineer. Please contact 513-683-0150 for more information.
The Police Chief may authorize a street closure for a block party or other such activity. A Street Closure application can be found on the City's website under online services, online documents, Police Division.
Individuals building new homes or businesses and wishing to connect to the water or sewer system must pay a tap fee. The tap fee is set by ordinance and recovers some of the utility system cost that the new property will create, so that the previous investments, which have been made in the system, are partially offset.
Tax Counseling, AARP
Tax counseling is offered in February and March each year by AARP to individuals who cannot afford to hire a professional, by appointment only.
Traffic Calming Policy
The City has a traffic calming policy if residents would like to install speed humps, etc. The policy is located in the City Manager's Office. For more information call 513-683-0150.
Traffic Ticket Payouts
Individuals wishing to pay a ticket should do so at the Loveland Safety Center (126 South Lebanon Road). If paid during normal business hours or at Mayor's Court, individuals can pay by credit card. After normal business hours payment may be made only by cash or check.
The City utilizes the services of Rumpke for recycling and trash pick-up. Residents may set out one large item per week. Rumpke will take leaves that are in trash bags. Rumpke will not take paint, freon or tires. A refrigerant recovery statement form must be attached to refrigerators or air conditioners. This form can be obtained from the Utility Billing Clerk at City Hall.
Pursuant to §953.03 (c) of the Loveland Code, residents are not supposed to put their trash cans out earlier than 6 p.m. on the day proceeding their trash day, and their trash cans are supposed to be removed the same day as their trash is collected.
Tree Planting, Memorial
Current residents can purchase a tree to be planted on behalf of a deceased family member. Non-residents can purchase a tree to be planted on behalf of a deceased City of Loveland resident. An application and $300 fee must be submitted to the City Manager's office for approval. Call 513-683-0150 for more information.
New residents wishing to have utility services in their name must visit City Hall during normal business hours and arrange to have services turned on. Call 513-683-0150. A photo ID is required.
The Loveland Police Department offers residents who are traveling a vacation check service to ensure that their house is safe and secure. Interested residents should contact the Loveland Police Department at 513-583-3000.
Veterans may be honored through the purchase of a brick at the Loveland Veteran's Park. Each brick costs $50 and is installed in May prior to the Memorial Day service and in November prior to Veterans Day. Interested residents should call 513-683-0150.
Water, EPA Report
On or before June 30th of each year, the City of Loveland sends an annual water report to all consumers.
Loveland's water has 20 grains per gallon.
Water, Red or Brown
Water out of the tap can on occasion become discolored because of hydrant testing or some other disturbance inside the water main. This water is not harmful and should be simply flushed down the drain. Residents should open their water taps in their house (for about five minutes) to run this water through the pipes, or until it is clear. If this is not successful, please call 513-683-0150.
The City has three well fields at Betty Ray drawing water from an underground aquifer approximately 85 feet deep. The City treats the water with chlorine and fluoride only. It is not softened.
Water Main Break
The typical water main break takes between 5 to 8 hours to repair.
Couples who wish to be married by the Mayor should contact the Clerk of Council at 513-707-1437.
Zoned, What is my Property?
For specific zoning questions, please contact the Building and Zoning Department at 513-683-0150.