1790 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg Ohio 44087 P: 330.425.4497 | F: 330.963.6816
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Zoning

The Township has adopted a comprehensive plan to guide future Township land use decisions.  The Township has also adopted a zoning resolution per Chapter 519 of the Ohio Revised Code.


Funding

 

The Township pays for planning and zoning with proceeds from zoning fees, the schedule for which is available at Township Hall and as a download from this site.  See Document Library, Other Documents.

  

Comprehensive Plan

 

The Township in 2003 updated its Comprehensive Plan to include specific recommendations for land use, transportation, and services.  Among other purposes, the Comprehensive Plan is intended to guide future Township land use decisions.  The Comprehensive Plan is available for purchase at Township Hall, and the entire document as well as text and individual maps are available as downloads from this site.  See Document Library, Comprehensive Plan.

 

Zoning Resolution

 

The Zoning Resolution comprises the duly adopted laws governing land use in the Township.  The Zoning Resolution is available for purchase at Township Hall, and the entire document as well as individual chapters are available as downloads from this site.  See Document Library, Zoning Resolution.

 

Zoning Certificates

 

Zoning Certificates are required to establish any uses in the Township, as well as to construct, alter or demolish any building in the Township.  Applications for Zoning Certificates, as well as for conditional uses, variances, and amendments, are available at Township Hall and as downloads from this site.  See Document Library, Forms.

 

Building Permits

 

Building Permits are also required for certain use and building purposes in the Township and are issued by the Summit County Building Department.  Information about securing building permits in the Township is available at Township Hall, with a link also provided to the County Government Portal.  See Community Links, County Government Links.

 

Zoning Inspector

 

The Township Manager is designated as the Zoning Inspector, charged with zoning administration, issuance of permits, and enforcement.  The Township Manager is assisted as needed by other Township staff.  Please contact Township Hall with any zoning questions.

 

Zoning Commission

 

The Board of Trustees appoints five Zoning Commission (ZC) members to staggered five-year terms, and appoints two ZC alternates to one-year terms, to fulfill duties outlined in Chapter 519 of the Ohio Revised Code.  The ZC reviews proposed planned developments of various types and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding amendments to the Zoning Resolution map and text.  The ZC meets, deliberates, and acts on all matters in public.  ZC meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday of the first and second month of each quarter, with the exception of holidays.  All meetings are held at 7:00 PM in the Meeting Room of Township Hall, 1790 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087.

 

Click here to view this year’s meeting schedule.

Click here to view recent notices.

Click here to view this year's meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.

Click here to view this year's 
resolutions.

 

The five current ZC members and two current ZC alternates are as follows:

 

Member 1, Keith Harris (Term ends 12/31/2018) 

Member 2, Daniel Richner (Term ends 12/31/2019)
Member 3, Karlie Newton II (Term ends 12/31/2020)
Member 4, Donald Marshall (Term ends 12/31/2021)
Member 5, Everett Waite (Term ends 12/31/2022)
Alternate 1, Matthew Woods (Term ends 12/31/2018)
Alternate 2, Franklin Myles (Term ends 12/31/2018)

 

Board of Zoning Appeals

 

The Board of Trustees appoints five Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) members to staggered five-year terms, and appoints two BZA alternates to one-year terms, to fulfill duties outlined in Chapter 519 of the Ohio Revised Code.  The BZA hears appeals from administrative decisions, as well as requests for variances and conditional uses.  The BZA meets and acts on all matters in public, but is permitted to deliberate in private.  BZA meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday of the first and second month of each quarter, with the exception of holidays.  All meetings are held at 6:00 PM in the Meeting Room of Township Hall, 1790 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087.

 

Click here to view this year’s meeting schedule.

Click here to view recent notices.

Click here to view this year's meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.

Click here to view this year's 
resolutions.

 

The five current BZA members and two current BZA alternates are as follows:

 

Member 1, Tom Rummel (Term ends 12/31/2018)
Member 2, Robert Ross (Term ends 12/31/2019)
Member 3, Steven Sciortino (Term ends 12/31/2020)
Member 4, Gus Frangos (Term ends 12/31/2021)
Member 5, Bryan Wahl (Term ends 12/31/2022)
Alternate 1, Andrew Gordon (Term ends 12/31/2018)
Alternate 2, Brad Geller (Term ends 12/31/2018)
                             
                           This page was last updated on December 28, 2017.
 
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