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The Rootstown Twp. Park Commission has an opening for an alternate member position. The position is open to any resident of Rootstown Township. The Park Commission meets on the second Thursday of the month and serves as an advisory board to provide recommendations for the park. Anyone interested should contact Kevin Loughry at or 330-714-1875.

The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday June 15th, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following:

Zoning Amendment 2021-009

  • Section 350.03 - Schedule of Permitted Uses, Commercial Districts

    The proposed zoning amendment can be read in full here.

    Those interested may submit comments or request to attend online (via Zoom) by email to, or to the dropbox at the Rootstown Zoning Office, or via mail to Rootstown Township Zoning Commission, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH 44272.

    Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

    Please be aware that due to the state COVID-19 mandates being lifted, that township meetings are now open to the public as before COVID. We would prefer that if you are not vaccinated or are ill, that you refrain from attending any meetings.

    Recycling Notice from Portage County Solid Waste Management District


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    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.