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Planning & Development

Department Overview

The City of Green Planning Department is responsible for the review and development of private and public improvements in the City in addition to all commercial, industrial and residential development; and subdivision plans.


Wayne L. Wiethe, AICP, Director

Central Administration Building     

1755 Town Park Blvd., P.O. Box 278 
Green, Ohio 44232-0278

Phone: (330) 896-6614
Fax: (330) 896-6606
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The Planning Department staff is responsible for the following:

  • Property Re-zonings
  • Minor Lot Splits
  • Zoning Code Changes
  • Administrating the performance of contractors' projects 
  • Manages the operation of the Zoning Division


The Planning Department is also the local point of contact for Economic Development assistance for existing businesses in the community and new businesses looking to locate in the Green.  The City's Planning staff has access to various business incentive programs that encourage and assist companies to stay and become a part of our community.

In addition, the City of Green Planning Department staff provides conceptual planning, a wide assortment of mapping resources, demographics, and grant writing for a variety of public capital improvement projects.

Planning Department staff also serves as the liaison for the City of Green Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC), the City of Green Design Review Board (DRB), the City of Green Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), Green City Council, and other administrative departments interfacing with contractors, developers, and citizens. Staff provides technical assistance, research, and a wide discipline of knowledge and experience, as well administrative support to the PZC, HPC, and DRB.

You can find the Land Development Code in Part Twelve (12) of the City's Codified Ordinances.


Planning Department Staff

Nichole Baldinger, Administrative Secretary
Tom DiTirro, Planner
Chrissy Lingenfelter, GISP, GIS Administrator
Jessica Hyser, Community Development Administrator
Sarah Haring, Community Development Administrator

Zoning Division Staff:  (330) 896-6605
Tom Fazio, Code Inspector
Rich Anderson, Code Inspector
Mindy Lawrence, Zoning Secretary