Property Maintenance & Code Enforcement

The Colerain Police Department handles property-related complaints for Colerain Township, including:

  • Zoning Code Violations
  • Property Maintenance
  • Junk Cars on Private Property
  • Vacant/Abandoned Properties
  • Tall Grass
  • Trash in Yards

Service Requests

Submitting a service request online through the OpenGov platform is the most effective way to report a code violation and stay up to date on progress. Service Requests should contain detailed information pertaining to the type and location of the violation on a property. If there are multiple Service Requests for a property, please complete a Service Request for each Violation as specific violations follow different action timelines (see Processes below). 

Click Service Request to report a violation. 

To stay updated informed on the status of a Service Request, you can do so by several different methods.


  • An automated email will be generated and sent to the email provided during the completion of a Service Request for each status change. An email must be provided to receive updates.

Search by Address 

  • You are able to search the status of a code violation on the OpenGov Homepage by using property address. A Property Address search provides a general overview of violations status. Searching by reference number provides the highest level of detail of violation status.

Reference Number

If you are unsure of a Violation or have further questions, call 513-385-CODE (513-385-2633).

Code Enforcement Processes

Housing Court and Abatement are the two processes used for code violations. Each process is followed until compliance is achieved which means that all code violations have been addressed. Housing Court is a process that require  


Complaints Regarding Rumpke Landfill

Air Quality complaints should be filed online at Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency or called into the 24-hour Hotline at 513-946-7777.

Blasting Complaints

Blasting complaints may be called in to Colerain Township at 937-285-6357. Blast reports are recorded and sent to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and to Hamilton County Public Health.

Contact Information

Phone: (513) 385-CODE (2633)