|Written by Palmyra Township|
|Tuesday, 30 August 2005 18:32|
Palmyra Township is a zoned community to promote the safety, health, comfort, morals, and general welfare of the Township. Zoning is a locally enacted law that regulates and controls the use of private property.
Ohio Revised Code requires that the Palmyra Township Board of Trustees establish two Zoning Boards. First is the Zoning Commission. The Commission prepares the Zoning Resolution, takes action on rezoning requests, and makes recommendations to the Palmyra Township Board of Trustees. The Zoning Commission may also initiate rezoning, or changes in the text of the Zoning Resolution, for promotion of the best interests of the community.
Second is the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Zoning Board of Appeals decisions must be appealed by the Portage County Court of Common Pleas. It is empowered to preform four tasks:
The Zoning Inspector, appointed by the Palmyra Township Board of Trustees, is responsible for the Zoning Department and for the enforcement of the Zoning Resolution.
Property owners considering improvement or alterations to homes or business properties should contact the Zoning Inspector to discuss plans and to determine if a permit or other approval is required by Palmyra Township.
Effective June 21, 2006 the Zoning Inspector will be available at the Palmyra Township Fire Department on Wednesday mornings from 8:00 AM to Noon. Available other hours by appointment phone 330-654-4098 Ext. 212.
|Last Updated on Monday, 03 July 2006 18:43|