Grafton

Grafton Township, Lorain County, Ohio

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Grafton Township Hall
17109 State Route 83
Grafton, Ohio 44044

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Grafton Township Zoning

Office Hours Monday and Wednesday 8am-11am

Please contact Tom Steigerwald for any zoning permits, variances or zoning questions.

Tom Steigerwald, Zoning Inspector – 440-926-2804

Zoning Commission: Zoning Commission members are appointed by the Board of Trustees for a four-year term and are responsible for writing the Zoning Resolution (rules for township development, building, etc.) for the township. This board consists of five members and one alternate. The members are:

  • Scott Beriswill (440-926-1630)
  • Eugene Pleban (330-483-3819)
  • William Gehlke (440-926-3686)
  • Sharon Pall (440-926-3702)
  • John Kasinec (440-545-2211)
  • Stephen Pause (Alternate) – 440-596-6065

GRAFTON TOWNSHIP ZONING PERMIT FEES

  1. Houses - $500.00
  2. Accessory and Stationary Buildings under 500 square feet - $100.00
  3. Accessory and Stationary Buildings 500 square feet and over - $200.00
  4. Conditional Use Permits - $150.00 plus a yearly inspection fee of $25.00
  5. Moveable Accessory Buildings 150 square feet or less – no permit or fee, but must comply with accessory building placement on lot.
  6. Ponds and In-Ground Pools - $75.00
  7. Signs - $75.00
  8. Residential line fence and Miscellaneous changes to an issued permit - $50.00
  9. Variance permits and zoning changes - $300.00
  10. Permits for Agricultural Buildings will be issued at no cost.

 

IN THE EVENT ANY CONSTRUCTION IS STARTED WITHOUT THE PROPER PERMIT IT WILL BE SUBJECT TO DOUBLE THE PERMIT FEES PLUS A $500.00 PENALTY.

 

The Zoning Commission meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Grafton Township Hall.


Zoning Appeals Board: Zoning Appeals Board members are also appointed by the Board of Trustees for a four-year term and are responsible for holding hearings on exceptions to the zoning code. The members are:

  • Fred Giese (440-926-3246)
  • Joe Ferritto (330-483-4498)
  • Kim Jennings (440-926-4300)
  • Dan Miller (440-926-3927 )
  • Mary Gross (440-926-2427)
  • Tim Adams (330-483-4923) - Alternate

Zoning Resolution pdf

Click here to read new Wind Turbine Resolution.

Jean Haight
Trustee (Chairperson)
440-926-2178
Jhaight@aol.com

Carl Wesemeyer
Trustee
216-299-3159
carl.wesemeyer@gmail.com

Amy Richards
Fiscal Officer
440-315-7365
amymarie629@yahoo.com

Dan Miller
Trustee
440-926-3927
danmiller44044@gmail.com