Openings for Park Commission
Rootstown Township has openings for one member and three alternates on the Park Commission. The Park Commission serves as an advisory board, appointed by the Township Trustees to provide recommendations for the community park. The member opening is for a partial term expiring Dec. 31, 2025. Alternates serve one-year terms which may be renewed each year.
These are volunteer positions and not paid employment. You must be a resident of Rootstown Township, and must be available to attend meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 PM. If you are interested, please send a letter of interest to email@example.com.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Due to inactivity the regular meeting of the ROOTSTOWN ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 6:30 P.M. has been cancelled.
2023 Earth Day Recycling Event
Rootstown Recycling Schedule
Please see the Recycling link for the recycling pick-up schedule.
Recycling Notice from Portage County Solid Waste Management District
The Rootstown Township Trustees would like residents to be aware the parking ban goes into effect when there are 2 inches of snow or more. Violators will be towed at the owner's expense.
Zoning Office/Operational Changes
- The Zoning Office is now located at the Fire Station, address 4152 Tallmadge Road. Please use the State Route 44 entrance and enter through the front door.
- The phone number, 330-325-9341, will remain the same.
- This change is also in effect for pavilion and Town Hall reservations. Please go to the Zoning Office at the Fire Station to make a reservation and pay fees.
- If you're interested in renting the Town Hall, you may schedule a time to look at it by calling 330-325-9341.
Welcome to Rootstown Township's Web Site
Rootstown Township was founded in 1802 and is located in Portage County. Rootstown provides a mixture of living environments, shopping and restaurants while still maintaining its small town character. It is also home to the Northeast Ohio Medical University. With easy access off I76, it is a desirable place for its residents to live and work.
We hope you visit our website often to keep informed of activities and notices listed above that affect the residents of Rootstown. We always welcome your comments and suggestions to make this website useful and informative to all the residents of Rootstown.