Zoning Department ~
OFFICE HOURS: Mondays from 6:30 - 8:00pm
ZONING INSPECTOR: Rick Espel - Cell Phone: 513.317.2884
The Zoning Resolution was originally adopted by the
November, 1974. The revisions included are updated through July 11, 2013.
The purpose of the resolution is to promote public health, safety, morals,
comfort, or general welfare; to conserve and protect property and property
values, to secure the most appropriate use of land; and to facilitate
adequate but economical provision of public improvements, all in accordance
with the provisions of Chapter 519 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Article 5 on page 14 of the Zoning Resolution
indicates the facilities, changes and improvements that need a
certificate approved by the Zoning Inspector.The Fee Schedule for Residential, Commercial and Other Certificates is located in Appendix E of the Zoning Resolution.
MAP: The Zoning Map can be located in Appendix A of the Zoning
The Code was adopted in August, 2009. This
Code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent, which is to ensure
public health, safety and welfare in so far as they are affected by
the continued occumpancy and maintenance of structures and premises.
Existing structures and premises that do not comploy with these provisions
shall be altered or repaired to provide a minimum level of health and safety
ZONING LAND USE PLAN:
The plan was adopted in 2009 to insure sound future development of Crosby Township. As the Township begins to attract more residents, it is necessary to preserve the atmosphere that makes Crosby Township a pleasant place to live.
This plan was updated and approved in early 2016. The current
version is the 2015 FINAL LAND USE PLAN.
OF ZONING APPEALS: Members include Dennis Kautz, Chairman;
Dave Compton; Bill Weisbrodt; Tony Beck; and Jim Taphorn. The alternates are Don Kuntz
The Board of Zoning appeals meets on an as-needed basis. The
Board is empowered to
hear variance requests from specific zoning standards, hear requests for
conditional uses, hear and decide appeals and hear requests for changes in
COMMISSION: Members include Gordon Wong, Chairman; Jennifer Snyder; Gwen
Lawhorn; Gary Roberts; Dave Sellet and Ed Losekamp.
The Zoning Commission holds public meetings to develop
and submit a recommended plan of the zoning in the unincorporated area of
the Township. They are also responsible for amending the zoning plan and
keeping it up to date.