Name the New Parking Lot!

Brainstorm a name for downtown's new parking lot coming in 2024!

The City of Loveland is building a new 147-space parking lot in Historic Downtown, and the city is hosting a campaign to brainstorm a name for the new lot. Submit your best idea by Nov. 28!

Submit a Name Today! 

Submit your name idea via the online form

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

  • Entries accepted Oct. 9 – Nov. 28, 2023
  • 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. 



Date: Oct 9, 2023 - Nov 28, 2023


Email: krose@lovelandoh.gov

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will replace the Little Miami Scenic Trail’s pedestrian bridge near Downtown Loveland. This is the bridge just north of Nisbet Park. Construction will begin Oct. 1, 2023 and last through May 2024. Click for the latest project updates: READ MORE

Loveland remains open for business during the bridge replacement! Take advantage of Loveland’s free public parking lots, restrooms, and picnic areas. Head south when you bike or paddle along the trail, and then return to Loveland for coffee, ice cream, drinks, dining, shopping, entertainment and FUN!