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Do I need a zoning permit for a fence?

Yes. All fences shall be consistent with the Township Zoning Resolution.

 

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Do I need a zoning permit for a swimming pool?  

Yes. All pools above ground and in ground require a Zoning Certificate.  Temporary wading/kiddie pools do not require a Zoning Certificate.

 

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Do I need a zoning permit to re-shingle my roof?  

No Zoning Certificate is required, unless there are structural changes to the roof.

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Do I need a zoning permit to remodel the interior of my house?  

No Zoning Certificate is required, unless there are structural made to the interior (for example, removing a load bearing wall).

 

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Where can I place event, yard, and garage sale signs?

Ohio law and Franklin Township zoning prohibits posting of signage on utility poles and in road right-of-ways.

How do I find the zoning classification of a piece of property?

Look at the township Zoning Map, locate the property parcel and use the legend to determine the property Zoning District.

 

When do I need a zoning permit? 

A Zoning Certificate is required when any building or other structure is erected, moved, added to, demolished, altered, or established. A Zoning Certificate is also required for any “change in use” of a building, structure or land.

Do I need a zoning permit for an accessory building [storage shed] ?

Yes.  All accessory buildings shall be consistent with the Township Zoning Resolution.

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ZONING F.A.Q.

 

Township Hall

330-673-2194

Township Garage

330-673-6222

Township Hall

218 Gougler Ave. Kent, OH  44240   

Township Garage

Visit by appointment only. Call 330-673-6222 for an appointment. 

 

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