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The Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 21st has been cancelled.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Until further notice, the Rootstown Zoning Office will be closed to public contact. Please contact the Zoning Office via phone, 330-325-9341, e-mail,, or the drop box outside the office door.

Other Township business meetings will be held on an as-needed basis. Trustee meetings will be held at normal time and location, but will be abbreviated and no public comments will be heard at the meetings. Any attendees will be seated at least 6 feet from each other and anyone with any type of ill symptoms will be denied entrance.

Akron Regional Air Quality Management District Offers Lawnmower Exchange Program for Spring 2020

We strongly encourage every household to respond to the 2020 Census. For every person that is not counted the township loses federal funding of several thousand dollars. As of 7/10/2020, Rootstown Township's response rate is 76.2%. We want to have the highest response rate in Portage County and we're currently in the top five. If you have not yet responded to the Census, you can do so online at


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.