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Now Hiring - Seasonal Worker

Seasonal worker needed for mowing, weed eating, general maintenance and other duties as needed. Mon-Fri 8 AM - 3 PM. Must be 16 yrs. or older to apply. Please send a letter of interest to Bill Hahn, Service Director at 3988 State Route 44, Rootstown, OH 44272. Any questions call Bill at 330-325-7715.

Public Hearing

The Rootstown Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing for proposed zoning amendments at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 at 5:35 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following:

Zoning Amendment 2024-002

· Section 370.05 – Building Setback Requirements, Industrial Districts

The proposed zoning amendment can be viewed here. More information is available for public examination at the Rootstown Twp. Zoning Office.

Jordan Michael

Zoning Assistant

Zoning Board of Appeals

The regular meeting of the ROOTSTOWN ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS for Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. will be held at Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 State Route 44, Rootstown OH.

On the agenda:

1. An application for a Conditional Use Permit per Section 350.03 C4 for a woodworking business in the first two garage bays within the 6 garage building located in the back of the property, on property located at 4136 Tallmadge Road in the V-C District, submitted by:

Schindler's Custom Woodworking, Ltd.
5213 Aspen Meadow Dr.
Ravenna, OH 44266

2. An application for a Conditional Use Permit per Section 350.03 A1 for a residential use, on property located at 4081 Sandy Lake Road in a C-2 District, submitted by:

Beth Snyder
2519 Acorn Ave.
Ravenna, OH 44266

Those interested may submit comments by email to, or to the dropbox at the Rootstown Zoning Office, or via mail to Rootstown Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 4152 Tallmadge Rd., Rootstown OH 44272.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Board of Appeals Secretary


Openings for Zoning Commission & Park Commission

Openings are available on two township boards:

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. Alternates serve one-year terms which may be renewed each year.

The Park Commission serves as an advisory board, appointed by the Township Trustees to provide recommendations for the community park. The member opening is for a partial term expiring Dec. 31, 2025. Alternates serve one-year terms which may be renewed each year.

These are volunteer positions and not paid employment. You must be a resident of Rootstown Township, and must be available to attend meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM (for Zoning Commission) or the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 PM (for Park Commission). If you are interested, please send a letter of interest to

Portage County Health District Assistance

The Portage County Health District is offering financial assistance to low- or moderate-income families for the repair or replacement of home sewage treatment systems. To learn more about how they can assist, call 330-296-9919, or


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.