Property Maintenance

The Village of Mt. Orab adopted Ordinance 1235 on March 23rd, 2021 establishing minimum regulations governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures: by providing  the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use: and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and the demolition of such structures: know as the Property Maintenance Code of 2021. 


Failure to comply with the Village of Mt. Orab Zoning Code and/or Property Maintenance Code can result in the issuance of a Non-Compliance Letter issued by the Zoning Administrator.

Failure to bring the property into compliance by the time specified in the letter could result in a citation to Mayor’s Court.

Citations may be issued for violations such as:

  • inoperable motor vehicles
  • non-licensed motor vehicle
  • overgrown yards or noxious weeds
  • failure to maintain property or structures
  • building a structure without a permit
  • presence of trash, debris, or other material in yard areas

Zoning and Housing Code Violations that are cited to Mayor’s Court, generally result in fines and court costs.

If you would like to report a possible Zoning or Property Maintenance Code Violation, please contact the Code Enforcement Contact at (937)-444-6401 ext 228.  You may choose to remain anonymous and submit the violation by email for investigation. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.