The Kent Community Development Department is a resident's source for all things related to zoning or building…More permits, zoning variances, engineering, property maintenance, housing rehabilitation programs and all other things property- or planning-related.
The department is located in what was the city's first service garage near the southwestern corner of the city. It is located in the same complex that houses the city's service and engineering department office personnel along with the central maintenance crews.
Kent Public Service Department 930 Overholt Rd, Kent, OH44240 The Kent Public Service Department oversees the functions of several of the city's critical services, including water…More reclamation, water treatment, engineering, vehicle maintenance and the city's central maintenance (road and infrastructure crews) operations. The department ensures that the city's infrastructure such as streets, sewer and water lines are maintained. By nature, the service department has garages and offices spread throughout the city. The primary contact point for residents and the front office operations are located at the Overholt Road complex, though the department also has several employee-only buildings at Plum Creek Park. The service director's office is located on the second floor of the Service Administration Complex on Overholt Road and shares the same main lobby with the Kent Community Development Department.
This Kent Service Department garage complex spans several acres adjacent to Plum Creek Park and also includes a…More service building and refueling station at the corner of Mogadore Rd. and Cherry St.
The complex houses the maintenance division, salt storage, yard waste transfer site and dog impound kennel.
The yard waste transfer site is open to residents, but hours change seasonally. For hours, contact the service department.
The remaining facilities are employee-use only and are not front offices available to residents. The service department front office is located at 930 Overhold Rd. in the Kent Community Development Department building.
Residents are permitted to inspect dogs held at the impound kennel but must contact the Kent Police Department to retrieve an impounded animal.