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Zoning Commission: Position Available

The Rootstown Twp. Zoning Commission has an opening for an alternate member position. The position is open to any resident of Rootstown Township. The Zoning Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month and reviews amendments to the Zoning Resolution and Zoning Map, as well as development plans. Please note, this is a volunteer position, not paid employment. Anyone interested should email a letter of interest to

Park Commission

The Rootstown Twp. Park Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 2022, has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 State Route 44, Rootstown OH.

Jordan Michael
Park Commission Secretary

Park Restrooms: Send us your feedback!

A restroom, storage and concession building has been proposed for the township park on Case Avenue. Click here to view the proposed location and floor plan. Your feedback on this project is welcomed and can be sent via email to Jordan Michael, Park Commission Secretary, at

Fitness in the Park

Saturdays from June 4th through August 27th, May 14th, 10-11 am.
Click here for more info.

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.

Rootstown Recycling Schedule

Please see the Recycling link for the recycling pick-up schedule.

Recycling Notice from Portage County Solid Waste Management District


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.