The Sycamore Township Board of Trustees Declared a State of Emergency in Sycamore Township
due to the COVID-19 Pandemic at their April 2, 2020 Meeting.

State of Emergency Resolution

COVID-19 Vaccines for Homebound Individuals

Residents of Sycamore Township who have mobility challenges or are homebound and unable to leave home to receive a COVID-19 vaccine may register at Homebound Registration Survey (

Once registered, the Sycamore Township FIRE/EMS Department will contact you as vaccines become available to provide the vaccination at your residence.

New Groups Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine, Vaccine Incentives & End Date for Health Orders

On May 12, 2021, Governor DeWine announced COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations will now be available for Ohioans age 12 years and older. This follows CDC recommendations for use of the Pfizer vaccine in this age group.  05/12/2021 News Release Youth Vaccinations

Also, on May 12th, Governor DeWine announced new vaccine incentives and an end date of June 2nd for public health orders currently in place.  05/12/2021 News Release Vaccine Incentives & End Date for Health Orders

For a list of providers and locations in Hamilton County: 
The State of Ohio has launched a Vaccine Appointment Central Scheduling Tool at
Appointments for vaccinations will continue to be updated as more vaccines become available in the region.

Governor Dewine Announces Mass Vaccination Clinics

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine and its launch in Ohio, CLICK HERE.

What to Expect Before, During and After Receiving a COVID-19 Vaccine



Board of Trustees Workshops and Meetings

In accordance with House Bill 404 which extended the ability of local governments to conduct meetings remotely through July 1, 2021 in order to carry out Township business during the pandemic, the Township is currently holding public meetings remotely via Zoom.

To stay up to date on current meeting protocol, find live stream links to meetings and registration links to comment during public meetings or hearings, please see the website home page under “NEWS” or sign up to receive meeting agendas via email.

Archived Sycamore Township Board of Trustees Workshops and Meetings are available for viewing here.

*In accordance with Governor Dewine’s current orders for Hamilton County, masks must be worn to cover the nose and mouth during all Township public hearings/meetings which are open to in-person public attendance.

State of Ohio Home, Small Business, and Nonprofit Relief Grants

Home Relief Grant


Small Business Relief Grant


Bar & Restaurant Assistance Fund


Hamilton County CARES Act Rent and Utility Assistance Application

COVID-19 Orders and Guidelines Issued by the State of Ohio

Director’s Orders for Gatherings 11/15/2020

Director’s Orders for Entertainment Venues 08/25/2020

Director’s Orders for Sports 08/19/2020

Director’s Orders for Facial Coverings Throughout Ohio 07/23/2020

Ohio Public Health Advisory System

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Media Release 07/09/2020

“Up to All of Us” Campaign

In response to the current public health crisis brought on by the spread of COVID-19, the State of Emergency declared by Governor DeWine, and recommendations from the CDC, all Sycamore Township Buildings are now closed to the public.  The decision to restrict access to the buildings to employees only was made by the Board of Trustees at their March 17th Workshop meeting in order to protect our emergency workers, employees and the public.

Deliveries may be left in the bin located in the firehouse lobby during business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you must speak with a Township employee in person, please call (513) 791-8447 to schedule an appointment.


For Sheriff’s assistance, call (513) 825-2280

To speak with Fire Department Personnel, call (513) 792-8565


Sycamore Township has suspended all rentals of the Schuler Community Room. Rentals of Bechtold Park Shelters are now permitted.  Rentals of ball fields are now available by appointment.

It is the responsibility of the renter to be aware of and follow any COVID-19 prevention guidelines recommended or ordered by the Governor and Director of the Ohio Department of Health.

The parks in Sycamore Township are open for use by the public. Playgrounds/play structures reopened June 10th per direction from Governor DeWine. We ask that when using the parks, playgrounds and walking trails, you follow CDC guidelines with regard to social distancing and wash your hands often. Parks restrooms are being cleaned and sanitized daily.


The Department of Planning and Zoning will accept zoning applications for residential fences and sheds via email to  *Faxed plans will not be accepted as they are generally illegible.  Please call (513) 792-7250 for more information.

Residential Fence Zoning Application

Residential Shed Zoning Application

Fences: Application, Site Plan (No fences will be permitted in front yards)

Sheds under 200 sq ft: Application, Site plan, Building Plan w/ Dimensions

Satellite Dish (larger than one meter in diameter): Application, Site Plan, Building Plan w/ Dimensions

Antenna (over 12 ft. above roof line): Application, Site Plan,  Building Plan w/ Dimensions

Any projects requiring Hamilton County Building Permits, including pools, will still require full hard copy submittals.

For any questions, please contact

Duke Energy COVID-19 Updates/Customer Assistance

Duke Energy has provided a link to for customers needing assistance during COVID-19 and now allows for extended payment arrangements to be set up online for residential customers facing economic hardship. Customers simply select an option that best suits their needs and enter their Duke Energy account number or telephone number to begin the process. Customers with more complex needs can speak with a customer care representative at 800-544-6900 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Below are links to local, State and National health organizations for additional information about this virus:

Hamilton County Public Health

Hamilton County EMA/Homeland Security:

State of Ohio Department of Health:

Call 1-833-427-5634 with COVID-19 Questions

What to Know About COVID-19 Variants

Ohio Public Health Advisory System Website

Responsible Restart Ohio

Ohio Channel YouTube Channel

Center for Disease Control (CDC) :

Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Map


The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) announced the launch of a new mental health COVID CareLine for Ohioans.

Trained staff will be available to provide emotional assistance to anyone struggling with mental health concerns due to the ongoing stress of the pandemic.

The number to call is 1-800-720-9616. All calls will be confidential.

Guide to Telehealth Services and Seeing a Virtual Nurse

Get Covid-19 Alerts:

Hamilton County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency has added an option for the public to sign up to receive alerts about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) through the Alert Hamilton County System.