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The Rootstown Township Trustees will move their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from the Town Hall to the First Congregational Church (lower level), 4022 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH at 5:30 p.m.

The Trustees will hold a public hearing at 5:45 p.m. to hear the proposed zoning amendments:

ZC-2018-005: Section 150.02B Trailer definition
ZC-2018-006: Section 150.02B Inoperable trailer/recreational vehicle definition
ZC-2018-007: Section 150.02B Cultivating and processing medical marijuana definition & Section 370.03E Schedule of permitted uses, industrial districts
ZC-2018-008: Section 390.06Z Supplemental Regulations for specific uses: medical marijuana conditions

The complete proposed amendments can be viewed here.

The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday November 20th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following:

Zoning Amendment 2018-009

  • Section 150.02 B - Definitions ("Farm machinery")
  • Section 310.09 F - Parking or Storage of Recreational Vehicles or Trailers

Development Plan Review

  • Proposed Shur-Co building located at 4676 Lynn Road in a C-2 district, submitted by Mark Leszynski

The proposed zoning amendments can be read in full here.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

The Rootstown Township Park Commission has openings for one regular member and two alternate members. The commission meets on the second Thursday of every month, at 7 PM in the Town Hall. Please send a letter of interest to Joe Paulus, Township Trustee at if you are interested in filling one of the positions.


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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.