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Nelsonville City Code §11.08.03 requires an owner of rental property to register the property with the Nelsonville City Manager prior to occupancy by providing the information below. If the rental property is owned by a corporation or business entity other than an individual or sole proprietor, the information must also include the name of an officer, partner, manager, trustee, or associate with whom contact may be made or to whom correspondence may be directed. A post office box will not be accepted as a physical address but should be listed if mailings are to be sent there instead of the physical address.

Nelsonville City Council Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17 require a thirty dollar ($30.00) annual fee, due January 1 of each year, for each dwelling unit listed in the application. Failure to pay the fee shall result in a $100 per unit penalty.

In order to comply with Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17, you will need to update your Application for Rental Property Certificate and pay the appropriate fee. If you need additional forms, they can be obtained at www.cityofnelsonville.com under the Properties tab or picked up at the City Manager’s office.

The completed Application and $30 fee for each unit for 2020 must be returned to the City Manager’s Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at (740) 753-1314 or email citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

-Charles Barga City Manager, City of Nelsonville


Nelsonville City Code §11.08.03 requires an owner of rental property to register the property with the Nelsonville City Manager prior to occupancy by providing the information below. If the rental property is owned by a corporation or business entity other than an individual or sole proprietor, the information must also include the name of an officer, partner, manager, trustee, or associate with whom contact may be made or to whom correspondence may be directed. A post office box will not be accepted as a physical address but should be listed if mailings are to be sent there instead of the physical address.

Nelsonville City Council Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17 require a thirty dollar ($30.00) annual fee, due January 1 of each year, for each dwelling unit listed in the application. Failure to pay the fee shall result in a $100 per unit penalty.

In order to comply with Ordinances 24-16 and 10-17, you will need to update your Application for Rental Property Certificate and pay the appropriate fee. If you need additional forms, they can be obtained at www.cityofnelsonville.com under the Properties tab or picked up at the City Manager’s office.

The completed Application and $30 fee for each unit for 2020 must be returned to the City Manager’s Office, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager at (740) 753-1314 or email citymanager@cityofnelsonville.com

-Charles Barga City Manager, City of Nelsonville

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Important City Phone Numbers

  • Office: 753.1314
  • Police & Fire Emergency: 9 1 1
  • Police Non-Emergency:
    753.1922 or 753.1736
  • Fire Non-Emergency: 753.1244