Troy Township Geauga County Ohio Zoning
Zoning is the regulation of the use, location, height number, and size of land, buildings of structures within a specific zone or area of the township. Troy Township Geauga County Ohio Zoning purpose is to protect property values and preserve the desired character of the community while providing for orderly growth and uniform control, responsible and reasonable development that protects the public health and safety of the township, its businesses, and its residents.
The Zoning Inspector is responsible for enforcing adopted zoning and nuisance regulations through the inspection of sites alleged to be in violation.
Troy Township Zoning Inspector
Zoning Board Members
The Zoning Commission in Troy Township is a five-member that makes recommendations to the township concerning changes to the Zoning Resolution. The Members must live
within Troy Township.
Members review and propose amendments to the Troy Township Zoning Resolution and make recommendations to the
Board of Trustees.
Amendments can be proposed by the Zoning Department, citizens of Troy Township, or by the Zoning Commission itself.
The Commission Board meets the first Thursday of
every month at 7pm.
Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals consists of five members and two Alternates who reside in Troy Township. Appointed by the Troy Township Trustees, their function is to act upon requests for variances, grants, conditions, use permits and to hear and decide on administrative appeals.
Richard Had Jr.
Troy Township was first settled by New Englanders in 1811. Troy is home to several businesses and industries but will always remain known for its rural and agricultural beginnings.