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Legal Notice:

The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following zoning amendments:

Section 150.02 B - Definitions
Section 230.06 C - Temporary Facilities
Section 310.08 D - Siting Requirements for Dwellings
Section 310.09 C - Maximum Floor Area of Accessory Buildings and Structures
Section 310.13 - Reasonable Accommodation
Section 350.03 A - Schedule of Permitted Uses - Commercial Districts
Schedule 370.04 - Industrial District Lot Requirements
Schedule 370.07 - Industrial District Parking Setback Requirements
Section 390.06 W - Two-family Dwelling Units
Section 410.08 - Parking Spaces for Persons with Disabilities

The proposed Zoning amendments can be viewed by clicking here.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

Legal Notice:

Due to inactivity the regular meeting of the ROOTSTOWN ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS for Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. has been cancelled.

Mary Ann Greer, Zoning Board of Appeals Secretary

The Township is creating a Community Center committee and a Community Park committee. We are looking residents interested in joining either committee and ideas on what residents would like to have available at each. E-mails are and

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.

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.