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November 5, 2021 _ The Village of Indian Hill annexes a large portion of Camp Dennison...

"The Board of Count Commissioners, at its meeting on November 4,2021, adopted a Resolution granting a petition for the annexation of 85.326 acres from Symmes Township to the City of the Village of Indian Hill"

Read resolution Here

MAP: Symmes-Twp-85.326-acres (pdf)

MAP: Symmes-Twp-408.213-acres (pdf)

MAP: Columbia-Twp-160.166-acres (pdf)

Camp Dennison Hose Fire


Rumpke Recently Published Curbside Recycling Guidelines

Rumpke Recycling offers residential customers a convenient, comprehensive recycling program to enhance the recycling effort and reduce the amount of material sent to the landfill.

While the full list of acceptable materials may vary slightly in some locations, residents can typically recycle the following:

Glass Bottles & Jars (all colors)

Metal Cans: Aluminum cans, steel cans and lids, empty aerosol cans with the lids and tips removed

Plastic Bottles (empty, crush, reattach lid): Bottles and jugs that have a small mouth and wider base, such as milk jugs, soda bottles, laundry detergent bottles, water bottles, shampoo bottles, and contact solution bottles

Paper: newspaper, magazines, cardboard, mixed office paper and envelopes, paperboard (cereal boxes), pizza boxes free of food debris and grease, telephone books and catalogs

Cartons: food and beverage cartons, such as milk, juice, soup, wine, broth, and other cartons.

Recycling Tips
  • Mix all items together – no separation required
  • Empty all bottles, jugs, and cans
  • No need to remove labels
  • For plastic bottles, empty, crush and reattach lids
  • For cartons, remove plastic caps and straws
  • NEVER place medical sharps or needles in the recycling
  • DON’T use plastic bags
NOT for Recycling No plastic bags, cassette tapes, bed sheets, hangers, metal chains, garden hoses, batteries, needles, syringes, electronics, polystyrene foam, buckets, butter tubs, car parts, food, yard waste, light bulbs, drinking glasses, ceramics, pots, pans, and scrap metal

Symmes Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Case 2020-2 ... Proposed new open building as part of expansion of the Indian Hill Shooting Range in Camp Dennison.

A case was brought before the the Symmes Township Board Of Zoning Appeals regarding a request by the Indian Hill Shooting Range to construct a new 5 unit open building on the property. Speaking for the proposed expansion were the Shooting Range Manager and a representative from the Village of Indian Hill.

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Ohio Revised Code Regarding Shooting Ranges ... link

Noise Rules for Shooting Ranges

Statute:R.C. § 1533.83

Baldwin's Ohio Revised Code Annotated Currentness

Title XV. Conservation of Natural Resources

Chapter 1533. Hunting; Fishing (Refs & Annos)Noise Rules for Shooting Ranges1533.83 Definitions

As used in sections 1533.83 to 1533.85 of the Revised Code:

(A) “Political subdivision” means a municipal corporation, township, county, or other body corporate and politic responsible for governmental activities in a geographic area smaller than that of the state.

(B) “Shooting range” means a facility operated for the purpose of shooting with firearms or archery equipment, whether publicly or privately owned and whether or not operated for profit, including, but not limited to, commercial bird shooting preserves and wild animal hunting preserves established pursuant to this chapter

Read entire statue ...

New Years Day House Fire On Daniels Street

Camp Dennison Hose Fire

Camp Dennison, Ohio: A few minutes after 1:00 pm on January 1, 2021, the Loveland-Symmes Fire Department receives a call regarding a house fire at 7930 Daniels Street in Camp Dennison

First responders included the Loveland-Symmes Fire Department and the Milford Fire Department. Upon arrival the Daniels street residence was engulfed in flames. It was said that the building was undergoing renovation at the time and there were no occupants in the building.

Symmes Township Contact Information

Administrative Office:
Kimberly A. Lapensee, Administrator
   phone: (513)683-6644
Luanne Felter, Assistant to the Administrator -Events, Property Maintenance, Web
   phone: (513)683-6644
Jana Grant, Administrative Assistant -Parks, Recreation, Shelter Rental
   phone: (513)683-6644

Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission (Planning & Zoning)
Thomas Stahlheber, Zoning Plans Examiner
   phone: (513)946-4470
Bryan Snyder, Development Services Admin.
   phone: (513)946-4464

Hamilton County Sheriff
Lt. Tory Smith, District 3 Commander Symmes Township Liaison Officer
   phone: (513)683-3444

Loveland-Symmes Fire Department
Chief Otto Huber
   phone: (513)583-3001