Springfield Township enforces the law as written in the Ohio Revised Code. In addition to state law, local laws have been created to address our community concerns.

  • Ohio Revised Code
  • Ohio Revised Code, Specific To Townships
  • Home Rule Resolutions
    • Home Rule Resolutions (Click above link to view)
      • Parking
      • Internet Auction
      • Prohibiting Use Of Township Athletic Fields Without A Field Reservation Permit
      • Creating a 501c3 Arts and Enrichment Council
      • Electronic Message Board Sign Regulation
      • Wood Broiler Resolution
      • Noise
      • Curfew
      • Junked Motor Vehicles
      • Exterior Property Maintenance Code
      • Teen Clubs
      • Tree Management

Animal Complaints / Barking Dogs 

Resolution 46-1990 Harboring of Frequent and Habitual Barking Dog
- A Minor Misdemeanor Where As, As authorized by Ohio Revised Code section 955.221(C),
No person shall keep or harbor any dog within Springfield Township which by frequent and habitual barking, howling or yelping, creates unreasonably loud and disturbing noises of such character, intensity and duration as to disturb the peace and quiet of any person in the Township. Any person who allows any dog habitually to remain or be lodged or fed within any dwelling, building, yard or enclosure, which said person owns or occupies shall be considered to be harboring such dog.

Resolved, Whoever violates this resolution is guilty of a minor misdemeanor subject to the penalty provided in Ohio Revised Code Section 955.99 (1).

Ohio Revised Code 955.22 Confining, restraining, debarking dogs; dangerous dog registration certificate.
Call 729-1300 to report barking dog(s).

Contact Us

  1. Springfield Township
    Police Department
    1130 Compton Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45231

    Ph: 513-729-1300

    Chief of Police
    Robert Browder

    Staff Directory