News & Events
Farm Estate Transition Planning
- Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015 15:42
The Campbell County Conservation District is hosting a presentation on Farm Estate Transition Planning
For more information click here.
P&Z Director Awarded Honors
- Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 17:56
Planning and Zoning Director Cindy Minter won the 2015 Mitigation Manager of the Year award from the Kentucky Association of Mitigation Managers for her hard work as Floodplain Manager. She has put in long hours to obtain entrance into the Community Rating System by FEMA. As a result, 5 of the 9 cities admitted in the past year are from Campbell County. This earns our residents discounts on their flood insurance. Thank you for your work, Cindy!
- Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 17:36
There will be a Farmer’s Market tomorrow, Thursday, July 30th from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Campbell County Fiscal Court Parking Lot.
From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to support farmers markets. Here are just a few:
- Taste Real Flavors The fruits and vegetables you buy at the farmers market are the freshest and tastiest available. Fruits are allowed to ripen fully in the field and are brought directly to you—no long-distance shipping, no sitting for weeks in storage.
- Enjoy the Season The food you buy at the farmers market is seasonal. It is fresh and delicious and reflects the truest flavors. Shopping and cooking from the farmers market helps you to reconnect with the cycles of nature in our region.
- Support Family Farmers Family farmers need your support. Buying directly from farmers gives them a better return for their produce.
- Protect the Environment Food at the farmers market is transported shorter distances and is generally grown using methods that minimize the impact on the earth.
- Nourish Yourself Most food found at the farmers market is minimally processed, and many of our farmers go to great lengths to grow the most nutritious produce possible by using sustainable techniques, picking produce right before the market, and growing heirloom varieties.
- Discover the Spice of Life: Variety At the farmers market you find an amazing array of produce that you don’t see in your average supermarket. It is a wonderful opportunity to savor the biodiversity of our planet.
- Know Where Your Food Comes From A regular trip to a farmers market is one of the best ways to connect with where your food comes from. Meeting and talking to farmers and food artisans is a great opportunity to learn more about how and where food is produced.
- Learn Cooking Tips, Recipes, and Meal Ideas Farmers, ranchers, and artisans at the farmers market are often passionate cooks with plenty of free advice about how to cook the foods they are selling.
- Connect with Your Community The farmers market is a community hub—a place to meet up with your friends, bring your children, or just get a taste of farm life in the midst of our wonderful city.
Stop by if you can! Eat Well, Live Well
2015 Backroads Farm Tour
- Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 20:30
This Saturday, July 18, 2015, the Campbell County Conservation District Farmland Work Group will present the 2015 Backroads Farm Tour. Rain or shine, the event is a multi-stop, self-guided auto tour of Campbell County’s beautiful, working farms and wineries. The Tour will last from 9am-5pm. Many stops will have food and drinks available for purchase, as well as farm-fresh produce, freezer beef, and more. The annual Tour presents a great opportunity to experience local Campbell County agriculture first-hand. Fifteen diverse farms are featured on this year’s tour, and – new this year – kids 12 and under will be able to get their “farm tour passport” stamped from at least five tour stops to receive a free cone at Sharky’s Eats and Treats! Be sure to visit http://www.nkcd.org/campbellconservation/ to download a brochure for the Tour, which contains a map of and addresses for all the stops. You can also learn more about this year’s Tour through the Campbell Community Recorder’s recent article: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/local/campbellcounty/2015/07/12/despite-rain-campbell-farmers-gear-annual-tour/30065229/. See you out there!
FIRM, FIS, LOMR, LOMA Info
- Published on Friday, 19 June 2015 20:03
On file in the Campbell County Planning & Zoning Department are the current Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), Flood Insurance Study (FIS), Letters of Map Revision (LOMR) and Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA) within the County. This information allows us to provide you with the following information about a specific property:
- Proximity to special flood hazard areas including floodways.
- Base flood elevation, where determined in the study.
- Estimated inundation data based on the ground contour (where available).
In addition, for insurance purposes, we can also provide information from the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) including community number, panel number, suffix, index date, and elevation datum. Please contact our office for additional information.