Zoning Information

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information for each of the following:

Zoning Commission

The members of the Zoning Commission meet at the Township Hall (meeting dates and times are on the Monthly Calendar). The Commissioners are non-elected officials who serve staggered five-year terms and are residents of the Swanton Township community..
Commissioners are charged with the responsibility of acting on requests for changes to zoning classifications, changes to the text of our resolution and recommending action to the Board of Trustees. They also act on site plan submissions.

Zoning Commission
Mary Ellen Mercer
Chairperson (term expires 4-10-2023)
Roger Thompson
Member (term expires 4-10-2022)
Kyle McPherson
Member (term expires 4-10-2019)
Lisa Blake 
Member (term expires 4-10-2020)
Mona Weiss
Member (term expires 4-10-2021)

Board of Zoning Appeals
Along with the five-member Zoning Commission, the Township Board of Trustees appoints local residents to serve on the five-member Board of Zoning Appeals to fulfill the Ohio Revised Code statutory requirements of township zoning. The members of the Board of Zoning Appeals meet at the Township Hall (meeting dates and times are on the Monthly Calendar).
The Board of Zoning Appeals has the power to grant exceptions to the Township Zoning Resolution in the following instances: non-conforming uses, variances, temporary structures, modification of parking spaces, and interpretation of the resolution.
The entire text regarding the BZA can be found in the Township Zoning Resolution.

Board of Zoning Appeals
Member  (term expires 6-3-2019)
Ron Oberhaus
Member  (term expires 6/3/2019)
Lori Schroeder
Member (term expires 6/3/2020)
Morgan Blake

Member  (term expires 6-3-2022)

Olivia Beebe

Member  (term expires 6-3-2021)


Zoning Resolution
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