TOWNSHIP RESOLUTIONS

In addition to the Zoning Resolution, the following Resolutions receive the most inquires from Amherst Township Residents.

Please scroll down to select the specific .pdf file for each resolution:

  1 – Township Curfew

  2 – Barking Dogs

  3 – No Animals in Park

  4 – Noise Control Resolution

  5 – Twp Roads - Ditch Enclosures & Driveway Approach Culvert Regulations

  6 – Building Code Resolution

  7 – Parking of Commercial Vehicles on Township Roads

  8 – Mailbox and Lawn Damage Policy

  9 – Regulation and Registration of Transient Vendors

10 – Snow Parking Ban Policy

11 – Highway Use Permit Regulations

12 – Access Management & Driveways for New Lot Splits

1 - Township Curfew

Resolution No. 4/3/96  

2 - Barking Dogs

Resolution No. 1/45/97 

3 - No Animals in Park

Resolution No. 10/4/02 

4 - Noise Control Resolution

Resolution No. 5/12/03 

5 - Twp Roads - Ditch Enclosures & Driveway Approach Culvert Regulations

Resolution No. 4/3/05 – per Ohio Revised Code §5571.02


· Twp Roads - Ditch Enclosure & Driveway Approach  "Application and Permit" form

(also available under "ZONING - Permits & Applications")

6 - Building Code Resolution

Resolution No. 11/10/06 

7 - Parking of Commercial Vehicles on Township Roads

Resolution No. 2/08/11 -  pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Sections 505.17 & 4511.07 (A)(1)

8 - Mailbox and Lawn Damage Policy

Resolution No. 03/06/14 - reference Ohio Revised Code Sections 5547.03; 5547.04; 5571.14

9 - Regulation and Registration of Transient Vendors

Resolution No. 8/08/14 - reference Ohio Revised Code Section 505.94

10 - Snow Parking Ban Policy

Resolution No. 11/13/14 - reference Ohio Revised Code Section 505.17

Prohibiting Parking on Any Township Street or Highway During a Snow Emergency

11 - Highway Use Permit Regulations

Resolution No. 6/12/05 – per Ohio Revised Code §5571.02

This resolution pertains to work conducted in Amherst Township by contractors, Utility Companies, or city, state, county utilities.


12 - Access Management & Driveways for New Lot Splits

In compliance with the Lorain County Commissioners’ passage of the Lorain County "Access Management Regulations",

Amherst Township passed the following resolution.

· Resolution No. 10/8/04 – "Access Management - Driveway Permit Authority, Responsibility, and Fees"

   

ACCESS   MANAGEMENT:
  The Lorain County "Access Management Regulations" require  an access permit be issued for any new lot splits.

The Lorain County Engineers Office will issue these permits on both Township and County Roads. 

The access permit will be mainly concerned with sight distances.

See the Lorain County "Access Permit Application" form below or visit the Lorain County Engineers website for permits at:

https://www.loraincounty.com/engineer/permits.shtml


DRIVEWAYS:

The property owner must also obtain a driveway permit before constructing a driveway.

The Lorain County Engineers Office will issue "County Road" Driveway permits.

Amherst Township will issue Township Road Driveway permits using the following form:

 "Twp Roads - Ditch Enclosure & Driveway Approach Application and Permit

(also available under "ZONING - Permits & Applications")