The Fire Department provides both fire protection and emergency medical
services. Currently, we have 30 employees that rotate to provide 3
personnel on duty 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. All members are
certified as both firefighters and basic EMT's or Paramedics. They have
also joined forces with WestJad to provide 24 hour paramedic services.
All members are trained in Hazmat, rope rescue, auto extrication and water
rescue. Sixteen members are certified Fire Inspectors and five are
trained as certified Fire Instructors.
In addition to responding to
fire and EMS emergiencies, the crew is responsible for conducting yearly
fire inspections on all businesses in Crosby Township, hydrant inspections
two times per year and public education for Crosby Elementary and other
local groups. The Department provides free blood pressure checks at
Station 28 from 8am - 5pm daily, will change smoke detector batteries for
residents, provides burn permits to residents, installs car seats property
and is open to the public for tours.
The Maintenance Department is responsible for maintaining the Township roads,
bridges and culverts. This includes repair, cleaning, improvements
such as construction, reconstruction and resurfacing and snow removal.
The department also cares for the Township facilities such as the
Senior/Community Center, Maintenance Building and Fire Stations. They
maintain the various parks and cemeteries located within the Township.
The department is made up of a Supervisor and part-time employees.
The phone number for the maintenance building is 513.738.2046. The
Supervisor can also be reached on his Township cell phone at 513.317.1462.
The Zoning Department was created to establish a plan, make goals for land
use development and the future growth of Crosby Township. The Zoning
Commission consists of five members who hold public meetings to develop and
submit a recommended plan of the zoning in the unincorporated
area of the Township. They are also responsible for amending the
zoning plan and keeping it up to date. Our Zoning Inspector enforces
the zoning regulations. The Board of Zoning Appeals is empowered to
hear variance requests from specific zoning standards, hear requests for
conditional uses, hear and decide appeals and hear requests for changes in
non-conforming uses. The Zoning Inspector is in the office on Monday
evenings from 6:30-8:00pm. He can also be reached by calling