Loveland, Ohio – The City of Loveland is building a new parking lot in Historic Downtown, and residents are invited to suggest names for consideration.

The parking lot will be built between First Street and State Route 48. The lot will feature 147 parking spaces and create a new access point into the downtown district from State Route 48.

To engage the community, the city is hosting a campaign now through Nov. 28 to brainstorm name ideas. City residents age 12 and older are encouraged to submit their most creative idea.

Entries can be submitted via the online form, or a PDF can be downloaded to mail/drop off to City Hall. One entry per person.

Submit a Name Today!

Submit your name idea via the online form

OR download the PDF form to mail/drop off to City Hall

  • 1 entry per person
  • Must be age 12 or older
  • Open to City of Loveland residents


The following guidelines will be adhered to:

  • If suggesting a name in honor of an individual, the individual should be specific to the City of Loveland.
  • A proposed name must reach beyond a single or special interest group.
  • No culturally/religious/race/gender insensitive, profane, or non-sensical names will be considered.
  • The name may not be under copyright, trademark, or other legal restrictions.
  • Any submissions deemed vulgar, unprofessional, or maliciously motivated will be disqualified.
  • Any submissions named after an existing business will be disqualified.

The city reserves the right to select a name most appropriate for the parking lot based on geographical location (such as street names or adjacent landmarks); historical significance; active contributor(s) to the community; or other reasons.

Selection Process

All entries will be reviewed by city department administration, which will evaluate the names against the considerations mentioned above. A narrowed down selection will be given to City Council to make the final decision.

By participating, each contestant grants the City of Loveland a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, and irrevocable license to use and display publicly all parts of their submission. The City of Loveland will have the right to publicize the contestant’s name. The City of Loveland will not reimburse contestants for any costs associated with preparing or submitting a contest entry. Participation is voluntary. The City of Loveland reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify this contest, or any part of it, for any reason.


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