Planning Commission

The Village of Williamsburg Planning Commission is responsible for the application, interpretation, and enforcement of the Zoning Code and Housing Code.

The Planning Commission is comprised of five (5) members and is assisted by one (1) staff member.

Chairperson: Councilman Dr. James King
Councilman Charles Covert
Mark Herren (term expires 12/31/18)
Tom Lefker (term expires 12/31/16)
Vacant (term expires 12/31/17)
Member: Village Administrator

Planning Commission meeting schedule can be found on the Village Calendar.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals hears requests for variances/exceptions to the Zoning Code.

The Board is comprised of five (4) members and is assisted by one (1) staff member, that meet, as needed, to hear requests.

Chairperson: Clyde Arnold (term expires 12/31/18)
Mark Johnson (term expires 12/31/18)
Mark Jordan (term expires 12/31/16)
Joe Ayers (term expires 12/31/17)
Earl Pringle (term expires 12/31/19)
Zoning Administrator: Village Administrator

Requests for variances must be made in writing by using the form available below.  There is a filing fee of $250.00 required for all requests.

Application for Zoning Variance

Parks and Recreation

The Community Park and other recreational efforts in the Village are coordinated by the Parks and Recreation Committee.

Chairperson: Councilman Dan Colonel
Councilman Dr. James King
Councilman Ronald Ferree Jr.
Village Administrator

The Parks and Recreation Committee meeting schedule can be found on the Village Calendar.

Utilities Committee

The purpose of the Utilities Committee is to review and discuss policies related to utility service in the Village of Williamsburg (i.e. water and sanitary sewer).

This Committee also reviews requests for sewer adjustments from residents in the Village.  For more information on sewer adjustments, click here.

Members of the Village of Williamsburg Utilities Committee are:

Chairperson: Vice-Mayor Jim Weaver
Councilman Dan Colonel
Councilman Ronald Ferree Jr.
Village Administrator

The Utilities Committee meeting schedule can be found on the Village Calendar.

Facilities and Equipment Committee

The purpose of the Facilities and Equipment Committee reviews and discusses maintenance of public property and equipment in the Village of Williamsburg (i.e. buildings and park).

Members of the Village of Williamsburg Facilities and Equipment Committee are:

Chairperson: Mayor Mary Ann Lefker
Councilman Dan Colonel
Councilman Charles Covert
Village Administrator

The Facilities and Equipment Committee meeting schedule can be found on the Village Calendar.

Economic Development

Economic development efforts in the Village of Williamsburg are directed by the Economic Development Committee.

Recent projects include:

  • Newly designed Village website
  • Main Street "Streetscape" Design (completed)
  • Assistance with the Williamsburg/Batavia Hike-Bike Trail Project (third phase now underway!)
  • Community Brochure (completed) Click here to view
  • Application for Tree City USA designation (awarded April 21, 2006!)
  • Inventory of available land and buildings
  • Membership in Clermont Chamber Economic Development Investor's Group

Members of the Village of Williamsburg Economic Development Committee are:

Chairperson: Mayor Mary Ann Lefker
Councilwoman Traci Schueler-Hurst
Councilman Ronald Ferree Jr.
Village Administrator

The Economic Development Committee meeting schedule can be found on the Village Calendar.

If you have a specific question for this committee, you may call (513) 724-6107 or send an email to the Committee Chair, Mayor Mary Ann Lefker.