The Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Ohio responsible for the conservation of natural resources within Hamilton County, Ohio. We have a special emphasis on soil and water with a focus on assisting landowners in planning and applying conservation practices on the land. HCSWCD is dedicated to the sustainable use of our natural resources and to encouraging positive behavioral changes that produce a higher quality of life for our citizens. The District assists all Hamilton County residents, schools and jurisdictions through our free services and dynamic partnerships that continually provide innovative solutions for the challenges of our region.
Notice: Earthwork Fees Start March 1, 2019 The Board of County Commissioners for Hamilton County adopted Resolution 66 on December 12, 2018 establishing a fee for the Hamilton County Earthwork Program. The Earthwork Regulations were issued by the Board of County Commissioners and administered by the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District effective October 1, 1993. Until now there has not been a fee for the services of Hamilton County SWCD to administer these regulations. The Hamilton County SWCD conducts the Erosion and Sediment Control plan reviews and inspections as well as geotechnical plan reviews to ensure compliance with the Earthwork Regulations. The fees are to cover the operational expenses of the Earthwork Program of the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District. Starting March 1, 2019, the fee schedule approved by the Board of County Commissioners will become effective. The complete fee schedule can be obtained from the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District. Questions regarding the Earthwork Fees can be directed to the Staff of the Earthwork Program at the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District at (513) 772-7645.