PERMITS

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Permits are Required for the Following:

New Construction – House/Commercial Building

Additions

Storage Building (Accessory Building)

Porches

Garages

Decks

Patios

Pools

Gazebos

Fences

Ponds (1/4 acre or larger)

Signs

Driveways - Twp. Roads Ditch Enclosure & Driveway Approach (requires an application)


- Applications for Zoning Permits must be presented to and signed in person by the Zoning Inspector.

- Applications that are just dropped off at the Township will not be accepted.

NOTICE - PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT APPLICATION

Additional Requirement for Zoning Permits

All zoning permits, with the exception of the "Sign" permit, have been updated as of 5/30/2019

to include a new requirement.

If applicant has an existing household sewage treatment system (septic system), a

"PROPERTY IMPROVEMENT APPLICATION" from Lorain County Public Health is now required.

This application can be found on their website at:

 https://www.loraincountyhealth.com/files/Environmental%20Health/STS%20Property%20Improvement%20Application%20Revised.pdf 

ZONING APPLICATIONS

Zoning Applications such as:

Zoning Amendments and Site Plan Reviews are submitted through the Zoning Inspector and are available at the Township Hall.

ZONING VARIANCES AND APPEALS APPLICATIONS

Zoning Variance and Appeals Applications are available at the Township Hall from the Zoning Inspector.


Conditional Use Applications are available at the Township Hall from the Zoning Inspector.