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There are about 350 businesses in Liberty Township. The largest employers include Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus, Lakota Local Schools, The Christ Hospital Medical Center - Liberty Township, Four Bridges Golf & Country Club, Kroger's, and Butler Technology and Career Development Schools. The Township is made up of primarily small businesses serving the needs of area residents.
In addition, for those that reside in the 45011, 45044 or 45069 zip codes, we urge you to have your city of residence changed on your driver's license at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) to Liberty Township. The BMV has ruled that Liberty Township is acceptable. A small portion of license fees go to the local jurisdiction for road maintenance. If you list Liberty Township on your license those funds will benefit our community.
All street lights are the responsibility of Duke Energy. To report a street light issue, call 513-421-9500.
The Liberty Township Fire Department is a combination department consisting of career and part-time employees. As an organization, LTFD offers much more than fire suppression services and continues to strive to exceed the industry standards within the profession in all areas.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Fire and Rescue
Foster Care Inspections
Child Safety Car Seat Installation
Juvenile Fire Setter
Fire Explorer Post
Fire Headquarters - Station 1136682 Princeton-Glendale RoadLiberty Township, OH 45044513-759-7530
Station 1115166 Princeton-Glendale RoadLiberty Township, OH 45044
Station 1126957 Yankee RoadLiberty Township, OH 45011
The Liberty Township Fire Department recently reevaluated its Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating. As of April 1, 2018, the department's ISO rating is a 2. Some homeowners and commercial insurance companies base their insurance rates on a fire department's ISO rating. Residents are advised to make sure that their policies are up-to-date with the new ISO rating of 2. In the few areas of Liberty Township where fire hydrants are not available, the ISO rating is 9. This is the best rating possible for a non-hydranted area.
When to call 911
Never prank call 911
When to call the fire station
Actions to DO
Actions to NOT DO
Reasons an emergency vehicle may discontinue lights and siren:
Liberty Township Fire Department members wearing orange uniforms and/or equipment are new recruits. These new employees wear orange in an effort to maximize safety by being immediately identifiable as a brand new employee, which allows supervisors and senior members an added layer of safety when mentoring new employees to the organization.
You may receive a bill. The Liberty Township Fire Department contracts for EMS transports. If you receive a bill, make sure it has been processed through your insurance. We do what is known as "soft billing". You may receive up to three bills for an ambulance transport to the hospital; however no one will ever be sent to collections or reported to a credit agency for not paying an EMS bill. If you have questions about a bill, please contact Fire Headquarters at 513-759-7530.
All Liberty Township firefighters are cross-trained as either EMTs or Paramedics. Based on information given on a 911 call, we may send additional EMT personnel or a fire truck to ensure we provide the highest level of care possible.
The weather sirens in Butler County are activated when:
The Liberty Township Fire Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so the firefighters on-duty may shop for groceries to prepare their meals for the day. This practice allows crews to buy food for the day while maintaining vehicle staffing levels for proper emergency response.
The fire department performs maintenance on all fire hydrants annually. Maintenance is conducted each May to ensure that hydrants are trustworthy and ready for service after the cold winter.
The fire department's primary responsibility in the event of a natural disaster is to be the first responders on the ground, making every effort to help those in need.
Yes, the Liberty Township firehouses are Safe Havens for infants. Only a birth parent (mother or father) can bring a child to the firehouse in the Safe Haven program within 30 days of birth. More detailed information about the Ohio Safe Haven Law can be found here.
Liberty Township does not have a regular prescription medication drop off program. The police departments in our area that do have 24/7 prescription medication drop off include:
City of Fairfield, 5230 Pleasant Avenue, 45014
City of Middletown, 1 Donham Plaza, 45042
City of Monroe, 233 South Main Street, 45050
Butler County Sheriff, 705 Hanover Street, 45011
Miami University Police Department, 4945 Oxford-Trenton Road, 45056, M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. only
City of Oxford, 11 South Poplar Street, 45056, M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. only
No, even if it turns out to be a false alarm. This is part of the service the Liberty Township Fire Department provides.
The Liberty Township Fire Department's growth has been driven by the population growth experienced in the area.
The average multi-use trail costs $50,000 to $200,000 per mile to acquire and build, compared to the $10 million per mile for a suburban street and $100 million per mile for some highways. In addition, the economic benefits often outweigh the costs. For example, an analysis of economic impacts of the North Central Rail-Trail in Maryland showed that in 1993, the revenue on user purchases alone ($303,750) surpassed operating costs ($191, 893).
Yes, as long as the following safety precautions are met:
Any approved open burning may be required to be extinguished if:
No, as long as the fire is for recreation as defined in the Ohio Fire Code and EPA regulations and does not violate those rules.
Yes, the EPA is very stringent on certain materials that are allowed to be burned and in what manner in which they are burnt. Click here for detailed information about burning any material that is not referenced under the recreational burn permission.
The Ohio EPA has the legal authority to enforce the open burning laws. Violations can result in substantial penalties. If you have any questions or would like to report a suspected opening burning incident, contact your local Ohio EPA district office or your local air pollution control agency.
Southwest District Office of the Ohio EPA (SWDO)937-285-6357
Air Quality Programs Pollution Control Agency513-651-9437
For a complete copy of Ohio's opening burning regulations, contact:Division of Air Pollution Control Ohio EPAP.O. Box 1049Columbus, OH 43216-1049614-644-2270
The application will be processed and returned to you. Your application form will serve as proof of your reservation. Park Shelter Reservation Application (PDF)
Zoning Certificate Info
No. If signs are found in the right-of-way, the Township will remove and dispose of them. This is in accordance with the Liberty Township Zoning Resolution 9.2.3 Prohibited Signs which reads as follows:
(7) No signs shall be displayed at locations other than on the premises offered for sale or rent, business, or any other use that the sign is advertising or displaying, whether permanent or temporary, except for Article 9.4.7 (Billboards and Off-Premise Signs). See also Ohio Revised Code references for temporary signage: 5516.02 and 5516.06.
Each year, Liberty Township works in collaboration with the Butler County Engineer’s Office (BCEO) to pave streets and areas in most need. View the Annual Paving page for a list of targeted areas submitted to the BCEO for paving / retracing this year.
The Butler County Engineer’s Office (BCEO) oversees most of the significant road projects in Liberty Township. Their website is a great resource for road projects in Butler County. Read more about BCEO projects. Also reference the Township's road construction page for updates.
No. As a reminder, there is no leaf collection program in Liberty Township. Leaves raked onto the curb and not cleaned up can result in environmental problems such as clogged storm drains and drainage ditches. Please be responsible for the leaves that fall onto your property by mowing them or disposing of them in yard waste bags. Thank you for your assistance!
As part of the contract, we have 1 Lieutenant, 4 Sergeants, 1 Corporal, 3 Detectives and 18 Deputies.
The BCSO Liberty Substation does not keep / maintain copies of traffic / criminal reports at the substation. All Sheriff’s Office records are kept at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office located at 705 Hanover Street in Hamilton. In addition, the Substation does not perform background checks – those requests must be made in-person at the Hamilton address, 7162 Liberty Centre Drive, Suite A.
Please Remember: If you see something suspicious call the BCSO Dispatch at 513-785-1300 or 911 immediately, any delay is reporting a potential problem drastically reduces the solvability of crimes.
The Township passed Resolution No. 2018-023 on January 2, 2018. If a citizen wishes to file a noise complaint, please contact the Butler County Sheriff's Office at 513-785-1300.
View complete Liberty Township Noise Resolution.
No. The Township only provides four recycling drop off stations for residents:
Acceptable recyclable items include: Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, phone books, brown paper bags, office paper, cardboard, paperboard (such as cereal boxes), plastic bottles/jugs, milk cartons/juice boxes (remove lid and straw), glass bottles and food jars, aluminum cans, steel cans, and empty aerosol cans (remove tip).
Residents should contact an area waste hauler to set-up household trash collection and curbside recycling. Haulers in the area include Rumpke and CSI Waste.