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The Board of Trustees meeting on December 26, has been rescheduled to December 20, at 5:30 pm, in the Town Hall.

With the winter heating season upon us, First Energy has programs available to help customers that have limited financial means. Please click here for more information.

The Park Commission meeting on Thursday, December 14th has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, January 11th at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall.

The Rootstown Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday December 19th, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Any person interested will be afforded the opportunity to be heard on the following zoning amendments:

  • Section 370.07 - Parking Setback Requirements, Industrial District
  • Section 420.09 - Signs Exempt from Regulation
  • Section 520.02 - Composition and Appointment, Zoning Commission
  • Section 530.02 - Composition and Appointment, Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Section 620.02 - Development Plan Review Required
  • Section 620.07A - Review Criteria for Planned Commercial Developments and Planned Commercial Overlay Districts
  • Section 660.07 - Zoning Amendment Tracking Form
  • Rezoning of parcel 32-030-00-00-013-000 from G-I to O-C, and parcel 32-019-00-00-001-000 from G-I/C-2 to O-C

The proposed zoning amendments can be read in full here.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Commission Secretary

The Rootstown Township Park Commission will host a Community Clean-Up Day at the park on Saturday, April 21st. Times and further details TBA. This is a volunteering opportunity for all ages. Participants must sign this release form and bring it on the day of the event. The rain date will be the following day, April 22nd.

The Rootstown Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals monthly meetings have changed. The Zoning Commission will now meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm, in the Town Hall. The Board of Zoning Appeals will now meet every 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm in the Town Hall. The two Boards have swapped meeting days for more efficient use of time due to County Board meeting schedules.

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.