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The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday January 21st, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following:

Final Development Plan Review

  • Expansion of a prior existing non-conforming use as permitted by Section 450.03 of the Township's Zoning Resolution, on property located at 4364 Sandy Lake Road in an R-3 district, submitted by UMH OH Valley Hills LLC

    Zoning Amendment 2019-024

  • Section 420.06 A - Freestanding Identification Signs in Residential-Village, Commercial and Industrial Districts
  • Section 420.06 C - Freestanding Billboard

    Zoning Amendment 2019-025

  • Section 310.03 D - Schedule of Permitted Uses, Residential Districts

    Zoning Amendment 2019-026

  • Section 340.03 D - Schedule of Permitted Uses, Lake Districts

    Zoning Amendment 2019-027

  • Section 480.15 - Purpose, Solar Energy Systems
  • Section 480.18 - Liability, Solar Energy Systems
  • Section 480.19 - Location, Solar Energy Systems
  • Section 480.20 - Maintenance, Solar Energy Systems

    Zoning Amendment 2019-028

  • Section 450.02 B - Additions, Alterations, and Reconstruction of Nonconforming Buildings or Structures

    The proposed zoning amendments can be read in full here.

    Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

    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.

    The recycling surveys that the Portage County Solid Waste Management District mailed to Rootstown residents is just a questionnaire and DOES NOT necessarily mean that the prices will increase to the survey costs. Recycling costs will be negotiated in the contract with the township.


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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.