Forms & Fees
here are the fees for various zoning-related applications within
Swanton Township. To obtain the appropriate form, you may call the
Township Hall at (419) 826-9730 and one will be mailed to you. You
may also click on a section title below to get a form that you may
print from your computer.
completed form and filing fee should then be mailed to the Swanton
Township, 13410 Airport Highway, Swanton, OH 43558. The Zoning Inspector
will contact you once your form and filing fee has been received.
approved, a "Certificate of Zoning Approval" will be
issued to the property owner by the Zoning Inspector. Should the property
owner wish to appeal the decision, a "Notice of Appeal" form
should be filed with the Township Secretary, who will inform all
affected parties and a hearing date will be scheduled. The final
the Board of Zoning Appeals will be made within 30 days after the
Recorder’s Office News
Lucas Co. Recorder’s office has military records going back
to the Civil War for those who filed a copy of their discharge papers
with the county. All residents who are veterans should file a copy
of their DD-214 discharge papers with the Recorder's Office so that
when a veteran dies, the appropriate government response will be
received by the surviving family (for example, an American flag is
given to the family, among other things). Those who cannot find their
DD-214 papers may obtain copies from National Military Personnel
There is typically a 30-day response time. If a copy has
been filed with the Lucas Co. Recorder's office, you may
request a certified copy through your township Trustees at
the Lucas Co. Recorder’s office has all deeds, releases,
and mortgages from 1985 to the present available online. If
you need a copy of one of these documents, a fee is charged
per page at the Recorder's office. However, if the request
is funneled through your township Trustees, the copies will
be provided at no cost.
for each of these types of documents - military discharge
and deed request - are available here in ".pdf" format.
Once you download and print the appropriate form, please fill it
and give it to your township Trustee.
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