Community Development

The purpose of the Department of Community Development is to preserve and enhance Hudson's character and quality of life by administering the city's adopted development codes and regulations. Our department can assist citizens of Hudson in developing property, altering the exterior appearance of a house or building, erecting a sign, or constructing an accessory structure in a yard.

Project Spotlight: 2023 Comprehensive Plan

The City’s Comprehensive Plan is a guiding document, directed by residents and local stakeholders, that guides the community’s vision for the future. The Plan details a long-term vision and policy agenda for important issues in land use, housing, parks, infrastructure, transportation, and more. The 2023 Comprehensive Plan process is currently underway! Find out more here...

How Can We Help You?

  1. Permits and applications

    Applications & Permits

    Whether you are looking to install a fence or shed, need to submit a commercial zoning application, apply for a temporary sign, and more, the Community Development Department is here to help you. Check out the online permitting portal here...

  2. LDC
    Land Development Code

    The Land Development Code contains all of the adopted standards, regulations, and procedures about development in Hudson. It regulates small residential projects such as fences and additions and regulates large projects such as residential subdivisions and commercial development. View the LDC...

  1. Boards

    Boards & Commissions

    Find out about our Boards & Commissions below:

    Architectural & Historic Board of Review
    Board of Zoning & Building Appeals
    Planning Commission

  2. Current Projects

    Current Projects

    View current projects the Community Development Department is working on and projects that have been recently completed here.

  1. Code Enforcement

    Code Enforcement

    Code Enforcement responds to citizen complaints and inspects residential and commercial properties for code violations. Learn more...

  2. Resources


    Here you can find resources for homeowners, maps of Hudson, and information about short term rentals in Hudson. Learn more...

  1. Community Development | 1140 Terex Road | Hudson, OH 44236 | M-F 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | (330) 342-1790 | Email