Rootstown Township Zoning Department

Zoning Office
3988 State Route 44, Rootstown, OH 44272
330-325-9341

Mark Tirpak, Zoning Inspector
Jordan Michael, Asst. Zoning Inspector

ZONING OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
Closed 12-1pm for lunch // Also available by appointment
Note: as of 3/23/2020 office hours are suspended until further notice.

Our drop box is available to drop off paperwork on the side of the building, next to the stairwell.
Township accepts cash or checks only.

Rootstown Township requires a zoning permit for any of the following:

Fence      Deck      Swimming Pool      Shed      Accessory Building      Garage

New construction      Addition      Demolition      Agricultural Building

Carport      Outdoor furnace      Solar panels      Wind generator

New or relocating business      Home occupation      Sign

     

The Rootstown Zoning Department is committed to build a positive partnership with the citizens of Rootstown or anyone who may be seeking to move into or invest in our community. Our lines of communication are always open. Please feel free to stop by the Zoning Office located in the lower level of the Town Hall, call us at 330-325-9341 or .

Zoning Regulations, Maps, Permit Fees

Zoning Permit Applications

For residential permits, no application form is needed unless you are requesting a variance or claiming an agricultural use. For all permits, we require a plot plan with the measurements of what is being built. See the next section for sample diagrams.

Sample Site Plan Diagrams

File A Complaint

The Township requires a signed complaint form in order to investigate a zoning complaint. If you are not sure which department to direct your complaint to, please contact us and we will assist you.

For available Commercial Property in Rootstown Township please visit the Portage County Economic Development Board