Walnut Township Zoning Resolution
Effective June 19, 2015.
We are also providing the Walnut Township Zoning Resolution (code) as a downloadable and printable PDF for your reference here: Zoning Resolution FNL Effective June 19, 2015
This Resolution shall be known as and shall be cited and referred to as the “Zoning Resolution of Walnut Township, Fairfield County, Ohio.”
Except as otherwise provided in ORC Section 519.01 – 519.99, in the interest of the public health, safety, convenience, comfort, prosperity, or general welfare, the Board of Township Trustees may in accordance with a comprehensive plan regulate by resolution the location, height, bulk, number of stories, and size of buildings and other structures, including tents, cabins, and trailer coaches, percentages of lot areas that may be occupied, set back building lines, sizes of yards, courts, and other open spaces, the density of population, the uses of buildings and other structures, including tents, cabins, and trailer coaches, and the uses of land for trade, industry, residence, recreation, or other purposes in the unincorporated territory of the township, and establish reasonable residential landscaping standards and residential architectural
standards, excluding exterior building materials, for the unincorporated territory of the township; and for all these purposes, the Board of Trustees may divide all or any part of the unincorporated territory of the township into districts or zones of such number, shape, and area as the board determines. All such regulations shall be uniform for each class or kind of building or other structure or use throughout any district or zones, but the regulations in one district or zone may differ from those in other districts or zones.
For any activities permitted and regulated under Chapter 1513 or 1514 of the Revised Code and any related processing activities, the Board of Township Trustees may regulate under the authority conferred by this section only in the interest of public health and safety.