Development & Zoning

6303 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45247
(513) 574-4848

Adam Goetzman
Assistant Administrator /Development Director

Jennifer Barlow
Development Assistant


Adam B. Goetzman
Assistant Administrator/Director of Planning and Development

Adam B. Goetzman was appointed to the position of Zoning/Development Director for Green Township in 1997 where, since 1992, he had held the position of Public Works Director.  A graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Urban Planning, Mr. Goetzman has been involved with several local and regional planning efforts during his tenure at Green Township.  He serves on the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) Intermodal Coordinating Committee and the Western Economic Council (WEC) Infrastructure Committee and was a coordinating member of the Western Hamilton County Collaborative Plan, Elected and Appointed Officials Group.  He also serves as a member of the Hamilton County Fire Code Enforcement Board of Appeals.

 The following is a list of local planning studies undertaken at the Township since his appointment as Director of Planning and Development –

             North Bend Road – Land Use Overlay and Corridor Design Study – 1998

            Harrison Avenue Corridor Traffic Study – 1999

            Green Township Land Use Plan Update – 2000

            Cheviot North Bend Road Corridor Study – 2002

            Green Township Coordinated Plan – 2003

            Harrison Avenue Corridor Land Use and Design Plan – 2004

            Green Township Land Use Plan Text Amendment – 2005

            Green Township Parks and Green space Master Plan – 2007

 In addition to Planning and Zoning efforts for the Township, Mr. Goetzman was responsible for coordinating several new construction projects for the Township, acting as the Project Manager for 3 new Fire Stations and the Nathanael Greene Lodge.

             Nathanael Greene Lodge, 6394 Wesselman Road – (2000)

                        Architect – DHArchitects          Civil Engineer – JMA Engineering

            Station #54, 5911 Bridgetown Road – (2001)

                        Architect – ATA Architects        Civil Engineer – JMA Engineering

            Station #107, 2280 Sylved Lane – (2002)

                        Architect – Professional Design Associates             Civil Engineer – Professional Design Associates

            Station #55, 5400 Audro Lane – (2006)

                        Architect – DHArchitects           Civil Engineer – JMA Engineering

 Adam also serves as the Administrator for the Northeast Green Township Zoning District (NEGT), located in the White Oak portion of Green Township.  His department is responsible for day to day operations of the Zoning Department including code enforcement and compliance.  In a typical year the Township will issue approximately 150 Zoning Permits and hear 3 to 5 appeals cases.  Other core duties include:

Hamilton County Zoning Review   -    General and detailed review of all development proposals (from pre-development meetings through public hearing process) including plan review and reports for all zone changes and Hamilton County Board of Zoning Appeals cases occurring in Green Township.

Strategic Capital Planning -    The Development Director is responsible for coordinating long range and capital improvement planning and budget prioritization though Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Joint Economic Development (JEDD) Agreement implementation.

Mr. Goetzman is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Cincinnati and local and regional planning conferences and workshops.  Prior to his positions with Green Township, Adam held land development and site acquisition positions with regional residential and commercial development companies in both South Florida and the Washington D.C. area.

He is married and the father of three daughters, currently residing in Monfort Heights.


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