Permit / Applications

To assist you with the successful processing of your zoning application and answer any zoning related questions you may have, please review the provided information below.  

  • Select the appropriate application form for your project from the list below.
  • Complete the application and prepare any required plan drawings.  If you are uncertain which application to use or what materials you need to provide please contact the Community Development Office at 937-433-3426. All applications include detailed instructions or examples regarding plot plans.
  • Be sure to attach the required site plans with your completed application.  Please do not use any sample drawings and instead create your own.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted or begin processing until all the information or required materials are provided. 
  • Please note, we do not accept payments in advance for Zoning Certificates and any payments received at the time of the application will be returned.  You will be contacted with the total amount due after your application is reviewed. 
  • All Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals applications do require payments in advance.  Checks can be made out to "Miami Township".  All fees are listed on our fee schedule.
  • Plans submitted for zoning certificate applications may be hand drawn and need not be to scale. 
  • Zoning Commission applications must include one scale-able copy of plans in either digital or physical format and one 11x17 physical copy.
  • You may submit your completed application online by emailing all materials to planning@miamitownship.com or you may bring them into our office located at 2700 Lyons Road.  

General Permits - Zoning Certificates

For standard development or construction on your property, one of the following certificates may be necessary. Please allow up to two weeks for approval (once all required materials are submitted).

Board of Zoning Appeals

Prior to completing the forms below, please contact a member of the Community Development Staff to discuss your application. Please note that all Board of Zoning Appeals applications require notarized signatures of the property owner and all fees must be paid at the time of the application.

Zoning Commission

Prior to completing the forms below, please contact a member of the Community Development Staff to discuss your application. When submitting site plans for the Zoning Commission please provide at least one set of physical plans 11 x 17 preferred (or larger) and a second scale-able set of digital OR physical plans. Please note that all Zoning Commission applications require notarized signatures of the property owner and all fees must be paid at the time of the application.

Planned Development Requests To change the zoning of a property into a Planned Development two options are available - to provide a preliminary plan with general site design and development standards or to provide full development materials, including site, landscaping, lighting, and building elevations.


Please fill in all the information requested on the form. If you have any questions concerning the application, please call the Community Development Office at 937-433-3426 for assistance.


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