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Due to inactivity the regular meeting of the ROOTSTOWN ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 6:30 P.M. has been cancelled.

Jordan Michael, Zoning Assistant

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The normal township meeting schedule will resume in August. Please be aware of the following guidelines when attending a township meeting:

  1. No more than 10 people inside the Town Hall at any time, including board members. We encourage only one person per household to be in attendance. Seats will be spaced 6 feet apart.
  2. Temperatures will be checked at the door. Anyone with a temperature above 100 or showing other ill symptoms will be denied entry.
  3. Masks are required to be worn inside the Town Hall. Masks will be provided to anyone who does not bring their own.

The Zoning Department has suspended office hours until further notice, but is still available to issue permits and answer questions. Please contact the Zoning Office via phone, 330-325-9341, e-mail,, or the drop box outside the office door.

Akron Regional Air Quality Management District Offers Lawnmower Exchange Program for Spring 2020

We strongly encourage every household to respond to the 2020 Census. For every person that is not counted the township loses federal funding of several thousand dollars. As of 7/10/2020, Rootstown Township's response rate is 76.2%. We want to have the highest response rate in Portage County and we're currently in the top five. If you have not yet responded to the Census, you can do so online at


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.