Zoning Department

Springfield Township Zoning Resolution

The Springfield Township Zoning Department was established to enforce the Springfield Township Zoning Resolution which was adopted November 21, 1957 under the authority of Sections 519.02 to 519.99 inclusive, of the Ohio Revised Code.

Purpose

The Resolution was enacted by majority vote, for the general purpose of promoting the public health, safety, comfort, and welfare of the Township of Springfield, Summit County, Ohio, and to:

  • Divide the territory of the Township into districts or zones
  • Provide a method of administration and enforcement
  • Regulate:
    • Location, height, bulk, number of stories, and size of buildings and other structures
    • Percentages of lot areas which may be occupied
    • Setback building lines
    • Sizes of yards and other open spaces
    • Density of population
    • Uses of land for trade, industry, residence, recreation, or other purposes in the unincorporated territory of Springfield Township

Zoning Requests

All requests concerning any phase of Zoning must be presented to the Zoning Administrator who shall, when necessary, forward all documents to the proper Board or Commission. The Zoning Administrator has the final determination of the Zoning Resolution as it exists.