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Traffic Pattern Changes for Cleves Community Park

Effective Tuesday, April 18th, the Cleves Community Park will have a new ONE-WAY traffic pattern. The one-way entrance into the park will be from Route 50 and West State Road (next to the Dental Depot) and the one-way exit will be on Lower River Road (EXCLUDING EMMERGENCY VEHICLES). The park will have traffic signs indicating this new traffic pattern. Please use extreme caution while driving through the park.

Please see the MAP below.


Looking Ahead to Bicentennial

In 1818, the Village of Cleves was established by John Cleves Symmes. In 2018, the Village of Cleves will celebrate its 200th anniversary and the Cleves Bicentennial Committee is now being formed. Interested residents (past or present, old or new) are encouraged to join the committee to help plan the festivities. Please contact Mayor Jan Rouse at for more details.

Cleves Residents Recycled 42 Tons in 2016

Congratulations Cleves residents! In 2016, we recycled 41.55 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.

The recycling efforts in Cleves:

  • Conserved enough energy to power every home in Cleves for 3 days.
  • Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Cleves rode their bicycle to work for 2 weeks.
  • Saved 358 trees from being harvested.


On average, each household in Cleves recycled 87 pounds in 2016. That’s 2.78% of all the waste we generate.

Want to start recycling? Call 941-5127 Ext.

Mayor's Court 2017 Schedule

The Mayor's Court page has been updated to reflect the 2017 schedule.

Find the page HERE.

Utility Billing and Collections

The OPERATING CODE for the Village of Cleves, Ohio, Department of WATER WORKS SYSTEM was adopted by Ordinance No. 14-1956 of the Board of Trustees of Public Affairs. These regulations were amended by Resolution No. 1-2012 to adopt the City of Cincinnati, Supplement to the State of Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Construction and Materials Specification latest revision and the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) Chapter 401 of the Cincinnati Municipal Code.

The intent of this amendment was to update construction specification to agree with those of the GCWW and not to substantially