2019 Zoning Fees Zoning Fees are due at time of application submission. Zoning Permit - $125.00 Variance, Appeals, and Conditional Use - $250.00 Zoning Information Zoning Code Text / Permit Application
Nichole Schmelzer, Rushcreek Township Zoning Inspector P.O. Box 88 Bremen, OH 43107 740-569-7181 Extension #12 Duties of the Zoning Inspector
1. Upon finding that any of the provisions of the Rushcreek Township Zoning Laws are being violated, a notification in writing shall be made to the person responsible for such violation(s), ordering the action necessary to correct such violations. 2. Order discontinuance of illegal zoning, uses of land, buildings, or structures. 3. Order removal of illegal buildings or structures or illegal additions or structural alterations. 4. Order discontinuance of any illegal work being done. 5. Take any other action authorized by the Rushcreek Township Zoning Laws to insure compliance with or to prevent violations of the laws. This includes the issuance of any permits; making and keeping records necessary and appropriate to the office including records of issuance and denial of zoning permits; collecting designated fees for zoning permits, appeals, variances, and conditional uses; and such similar administrative duties as are permissible under the law.
Rushcreek Township Board of Zoning Appeals: Board Members
Duties of the Board of Zoning Appeals
To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirements, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Inspector.
To authorize such variance from the terms of the Rushcreek Township Zoning Laws as will not be contrary to the public interest where, owing to the special conditions, a literal enforcement of Rushcreek Township Zoning Laws will result in unnecessary hardship, and so that the spirit of the laws shall be observed and substantial justice done.
To grant conditional zoning permits as specified elsewhere in Rushcreek Township Zoning Laws and under the conditions specified and such additional safeguards as will uphold the intent of the laws.
To authorize the substitution of non-conforming uses in accordance with Section 5.6B or the expansion of a building containing a non-conforming use in accordance with Section 5.6C.
Duties of Zoning Inspector, Board of Zoning Appeals, Legislative Authority and Courts on Matters of Appeal
David Pugh 2018 6480 Tent Church Road Lancaster, OH 43130 740-536-7967
Tim Thomas 2019 9300 Lanc. New-Lex Rd. Bremen, OH 43107 740-503-3903
Loren Young 2020 10090 Young Rd. Bremen, OH 43107 740-569-7881
Charlie Hockman 2021 10970 Purvis Road Bremen, OH 43107 740-569-4931
Phil Miller 2022 240 Jerusalem Rd. Bremen, OH 43107 740-569-4309
Alternate Craig Dennis 2022 230 Bartlett Street Bremen, OH 43107 740-684-1486
Rushcreek Township Fairfield County, Ohio 213 Marietta Street P.O. Box 88 Bremen, Ohio 43107 P: 740-569-7181 F: 740-569-3502