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Monday, October 21 at 7:45 pm

The Planning and Development Committee will be holding a meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:45pm to discuss Downtown Square outdoor seating permit and ordinance regarding wheels on the Square and sidewalks.

The public is invited to attend.


October 31, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The City of Nelsonville will celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

Please spread the word! Trick or Treat is coming soon to a neighborhood near you.


Sylvania Avenue, Thursday, October 17 at 1:00 pm

The water will be shut off on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 1:00pm on Sylvania Avenue until the water leak is fixed. There will be a Water Boil Order after the water is restored for 48 hours.

Updates will be provided as needed.


Thursday, October 17 - Friday, October 18, 2019

The City of Nelsonville Auditor’s Office and Code Enforcement Office will be closed Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Noon, through Friday, October 18, 2019, for system maintenance.

The Auditor and Code Enforcement Offices will re-open on Monday, October 21, 2019.



Nelsonville City Code §11.08.03 requires an owner of rental property to register the property with the Nelsonville City Manager prior to occupancy by providing the information below. If the rental property is owned by a corporation or business entity other than an individual or sole proprietor, the information must also include the name of an officer, partner, manager, trustee, or associate with whom contact may be made or to whom correspondence may be directed. A post office box will not be accepted as a physical address but should be listed if mailings are to be sent there instead of the physical address.

Nelsonville City Council Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17 require a thirty dollar ($30.00) annual fee, due January 1 of each year, for each dwelling unit listed in the application. Failure to pay the fee shall result in a $100 per unit penalty.

In order to comply with Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17, you will need to update your Application for Rental Property Certificate and pay the appropriate fee. If you need additional forms, they can be obtained at www.cityofnelsonville.com under the Properties tab or picked up at the City Manager’s office.

The completed Application and $30 fee for each unit for 2020 must be returned to the City Manager’s Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at (740) 753-1314 or email citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

-Charles Barga City Manager, City of Nelsonville


Monday, October 21 at 7:45 pm

The Planning and Development Committee will be holding a meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:45pm to discuss Downtown Square outdoor seating permit and ordinance regarding wheels on the Square and sidewalks.

The public is invited to attend.


October 31, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The City of Nelsonville will celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 5:30pm-7:00pm.

Please spread the word! Trick or Treat is coming soon to a neighborhood near you.


Sylvania Avenue, Thursday, October 17 at 1:00 pm

The water will be shut off on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 1:00pm on Sylvania Avenue until the water leak is fixed. There will be a Water Boil Order after the water is restored for 48 hours.

Updates will be provided as needed.


Thursday, October 17 - Friday, October 18, 2019

The City of Nelsonville Auditor’s Office and Code Enforcement Office will be closed Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Noon, through Friday, October 18, 2019, for system maintenance.

The Auditor and Code Enforcement Offices will re-open on Monday, October 21, 2019.



Nelsonville City Code §11.08.03 requires an owner of rental property to register the property with the Nelsonville City Manager prior to occupancy by providing the information below. If the rental property is owned by a corporation or business entity other than an individual or sole proprietor, the information must also include the name of an officer, partner, manager, trustee, or associate with whom contact may be made or to whom correspondence may be directed. A post office box will not be accepted as a physical address but should be listed if mailings are to be sent there instead of the physical address.

Nelsonville City Council Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17 require a thirty dollar ($30.00) annual fee, due January 1 of each year, for each dwelling unit listed in the application. Failure to pay the fee shall result in a $100 per unit penalty.

In order to comply with Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17, you will need to update your Application for Rental Property Certificate and pay the appropriate fee. If you need additional forms, they can be obtained at www.cityofnelsonville.com under the Properties tab or picked up at the City Manager’s office.

The completed Application and $30 fee for each unit for 2020 must be returned to the City Manager’s Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at (740) 753-1314 or email citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

-Charles Barga City Manager, City of Nelsonville


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Important City Phone Numbers

  • Office: 753.1314
  • Police & Fire Emergency: 9 1 1
  • Police Non-Emergency:
    753.1922 or 753.1736
  • Fire Non-Emergency: 753.1244