A Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment was approved and recommended to the legislative bodies at the March 21st Planning Commission meeting. The Warren County Fiscal Court approved the changes on April 25, 2024 and the Bowling Green City Commission approved the changes on May 7, 2024. The changes were finalized for the Cities of Oakland, Plum Springs, Smiths Grove and Woodburn on June 19, 2024. The adopted amendments include regulations for medical cannabis, allowing digital billboards, specifying locations for EV charging stations, manufactured home definitions, adding enclosed self-storage as a separate type, allowing flexible signage options for developments and others. Click here to see the adopted changes.
Our meetings are at the Warren County Courthouse Fiscal Court Room, 429 East 10th Avenue unless otherwise noted. Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment meetings will be available live on our YouTube Channel and on cable channel 195. To view meeting information select/hover over Boards then choose the appropriate board. On mobile devices and certain browsers, select the menu button at the top right, then the + to expand the boards sub-menu, then select the appropriate board.

 

Want to have a better understanding of local development processes? Click here to see informational guides on land use, planning and zoning. For information about local site plan and construction approval processes though the comprehensive development review (CDR) committee click Development Review above.

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There is NOT a Historic Preservation Board Meeting tonight! This meeting was cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our office and we would be happy to answer them. ... See MoreSee Less
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Apologies! There was an error on the previous post promoting the Planning Commission Meeting tonight! It stated the meeting would be held at 5 PM. The meeting is to be held at 5:30 PM. Again, apologies for any confusion this may have caused. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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Natasha won't be able to make BikeWalkBG Walking Club today, but we hope you will come out anyway to join up with friends and get your steps in, at noon starting from Fountain Square. (She's out this morning discovering more about Bike Education for kids!) ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Credits: The Oxygen ProjectNote: they did not take people's cars away, they simply made the city more bike-friendly. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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Thanks to a Flexible Neighborhood Grant focusing on bike facilities for the BG Reinvestment Area and tornado damaged areas, a self-service repair station and air pump were added at Preston Miller Park next to the outdoor fitness center! #BikeWalkBG ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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June 1 is National Trails Day! This day recognizes the incredible benefits federal, state and local trails provide for recreation and exposure to nature. Right here in Bowling Green you can explore the Jennings Creek area greenways, Lost River Cave greenways, Chuck Crume Nature Park, or Weldon Peete Park! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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Another beautiful day for a stroll in downtown with friends of BikeWalkBG! #BikeWalkBG #downtownbg ... See MoreSee Less
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