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Community Gardens 2018


The City of Shelby Utilities Office is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Community Garden Plots. Please visit the Utility Office, or call (419) 342-4085 between 8:00am to 4:30pm, and ask the office staff to assist you with siging up.

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COMMUNITY GARDENS ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Shelby Utilities Office is now accepting registrations for the 2018 Community Garden Plots. Please visit the Utility Office, or call (419) 342-4085 between 8:00am to 4:30pm, and ask the office staff to assist you with signing up.

SHOWING PRIDE CITY WIDE

The Shelby City Health Department will be holding a 2018 city wide clean up from Tuesday, May 1st through May 5th.  The collection site will on High School Avenue at the former Shelby Middle School site on the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (May 1-May4) and 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on May 5th.  There will be restrictions on what will be collected.  For more information, click here.

MOHICAN WILDLIFE WEEKEND

The Shelby Wetlands located on London West Road will be part of the Mohican Wildlife Weekend in 2018.  The wetlands are a hidden treasure with a stunning wildflower display that must be seen to be believed.  Guided tours will happen on April 27, 2018 at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.  Please click here for more information.

WEST SMILEY/NORTH GAMBLE INTERSECTION PROJECT

The City of Shelby is proposing to install new traffic signals, pedestrian crossing signals, pavement markings, sidewalks and physical improvements at the SR 61 (Gamble St.) and Smiley Avenue Intersection. The construction will be funded by the Ohio The City of Shelby is proposing to install new traffic signals, pedestrian crossing signals, pavement markings, sidewalks and physical improvements at the SR 61 (Gamble St.) and Smiley Avenue Intersection.  The construction will be funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

All work will be completed within existing right-of-way.  Construction is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2019.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

Written comment concerning the proposed project may be mailed to Joe Gies, City of Shelby Project Coordinator, 43 W. Main St., Shelby, Ohio 44875 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Any comments must be received by Friday, April 20, 2018.Department of Transportation.

All work will be completed within existing right-of-way. Construction is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2019.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.

Written comment concerning the proposed project may be mailed to Joe Gies, City of Shelby Project Coordinator, 43 W. Main St., Shelby, Ohio 44875 or by e-mail at jThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Any comments must be received by Friday, April 20, 2018.


2017 CONSUMER CONFIDENCE WATER REPORT 


NOTICE:   The 2017 Consumer Confidence Water Report is now available to anyone wishing to review the report. We have announcements with a link to the city website available at the Library, City Hall and the Utility Office. A printed copy can be picked up at the Utility Office beginning on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The report can also be accessed by clicking on the "2017 Consumer Confidence Report" verbiage on the left side of this page, or by entering the following web address into your computers web browser; http://shelbycity.oh.gov/ccr or by clicking on the link. Please note that you can print yourself a copy from the city website or the direct link. If you have any questions concerning the 2017 CCR you can call the Water Department between the hours of 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday thru Friday at (419) 342-2171

VERNON ROAD WATER TOWER MAINTENANCE 2018 UPDATE 3/28/18 8:05AM -

The maintenance work scheduled for 2018 is the sanding, priming & painting of the outside surface, performed by Utility Service Group. We have confirmation that they will start staging on April 5th, 2018 with a completion date of 4 to 6 weeks, weather permitting. 


TORNADO SIRENS MONTHLY TEST SCHEDULE  2018 -

Tornado siren tests are scheduled to be conducted on the last Wednesday of the month at noon.

UPDATE; 3/12/18 at 9:00AM - DEAD END HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE 2018 -

Weather permitting, the 2018 Dead End Hydrant Flushing Schedule will be as follows;

The week of -

April 2nd

May 14th or the week of May 21st

June 4th

We will continue to provide updates to the schedule as the dates are released. 

APPLICATIONS FOR THE INCOME TAX BOARD OF REVIEW ARE BEING ACCEPTED

 Please view the  City Income Tax Board of Review page for more information.

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Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools in the City of Shelby are governed by Chapter 1482.  

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   (a)   “Permanent residential swimming pool.” An artificial body of water, permanently installed, used or intended to be used solely by the owner or lessee thereof and his or her family and by friends invited to use it without payment of any fee.
   (b)   “Pool.” An excavation, depression, construction, receptacle or container designed or constructed to hold or retain water, having a minimum size of 200 square feet and being over 24 inches deep at any point.

A zoning permit from the City of Shelby and a building permit from the Richland County Building Department will be required for a pool meeting the above definitions.

The pool shall be located behind the front building setback line and at least 5 feet off the side and rear lot lines.  

All pool contractors shall be registered with the City of Shelby.  Below are and information needed for installing a swimming pool in the City.

FENCES

No person shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.rson shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.  A buidling permit is not necessary from the Richland County Building Department.  

The size and type of fences depends on the area of the lot.  Below is a sample site plans showing the requirements.

Sample Fence Site Plan

The fee for a fence permit is $10



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