CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP

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Welcome to Chippewa Twp. Website

  

Thank you for visiting our web-site! If you have any questions, please visit the Contact Us page!

 

For twp. office hours (see below Important Information) 

We require the public to wear face mask and social distancing. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZONING DEPT

Questions? Need Forms? This is where you need to go for all Zoning information.

FIRE DEPT

Serving the community with Fire, Rescue, EMS, Fire Safety Inspections, and CPR services.

SHERIFF DEPT

Keeping our community safe, our Sheriff officers patrol 82.5 hrs per week. Learn more at their page

ROAD DEPT

Want to know about road construction schedules or ask questions?

STORM WATER MGMT

Information on storm water program

CHIPPEWA TWP NATURE PRESERVE

Chippewa  Twp. Nature Preserve and Pavilion at 17500 Galehouse Rd, Doylestown

CEMETERIES

Please contact the township for more information on Maple Grove and Easton Cemeteries.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Township Office Hours

Chippewa Township Trustees Office, 14228 Galehouse Road, P.O. Box 265, Doylestown, Ohio 44230

During these uncertain times, Township Office will continue to operate during normal business hours:  Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, please use inside window.    For the safety of the public and our employees the office suspends public access.

There will be no zoning hours on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

Zoning hours are every Wednesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown. Zoning hours will be held in the meeting room, social distancing and we require mask to be worn when entering the building.

Please contact the Zoning Inspector, Craig Thoricht at 330-351-1050 or you may call the township office at 330-658-2112, if you have any zoning questions.

Trustees Meeting Dates

 

Trustees meetings are every second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

NOTE: Chippewa Township Public Meetings: Chippewa Township Trustees authorizes public bodies to meet and be in attendance by electronic means (teleconference, video conference, or other electronic means) for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.  Ten (10) people may be present and chairs will be set up six (6) feet apart.  A reporter is a representative of the public and will have a seat. 

Chippewa Township Trustees next regular meeting will be held on October 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

Please complete the agenda form, to address the Board, written specific matter must be on file at the township office prior to Monday Noon preceding the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

Agenda Form

Calendar

Wednesday, September 29 – Deadline for variance requests by 3:00 pm, for October 18, 2021

Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00 pm – Board of Trustees regular meeting

Monday, October 18 at 7:00 pm Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting

 

Common Zoning Forms

Please find below a list of common zoning forms.

Zoning Application 

Zoning Map                                                                                                                                                             

Sample Plot Plan

Zoning Fees

Variance Application

Table of Contents

2020 Zoning Resolution

Comprehensive Plan 2010

 

 

Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings

The regular meeting of the Chippewa Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office at 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.  At that time, the Board will hear two requests for variances.

The first variance is by Karen and Norman Smith at 16150 Chibiabos Trail, Doylestown to construct an oversized accessory building with an existing accessory building with non-conforming square footage. – GRANTED

The second variance is by Abram Wagner to operate a dog grooming business in an existing accessory building at 13020 Portage Street, Doylestown. – GRANTED

All text concerning these matters is available for public review at the Township Office.

With social distancing, seating is limited and masks are required. 

 

Zoning Commission

No meeting scheduled

Coronavirus vaccination Information

CORONAVIRUS

 

The Wayne County Health Department (WCHD) wants everyone  who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination to get one.

If you received your first dose from a different provider,
you will need to get your second dose from that provider.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO SCHEDULE FOR YOUR FIRST DOSE FROM
​​​​​​​THE WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 

 

 

 

Chippewa Township Application for Employment

Chippewa Township Nature Preserve

The Nature Preserve trails are open.

The pavilion and the picnic area are open, social distancing is required. 

If you have any questions, please contact Darlene Smith at the township office at 330-658-2112.

Trash Hauler for Chippewa Township

 

KIMBLE Letter – COVID-19 UPDATE  – Effective Immediately

 For trash service, please contact Kimble Co. at 1800-201-0005.

New price effective October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2023 will be as follows:

Full service with a 96-gallon cart furnished by contractor: $15.43 per mo.

Limited service (96-gallon container or equivalent) with a 96- gallon cart furnished by contractor: $13.55 per mo.

Low volume users/seniors Bag Service: $2.50 per bag/$25.00 roll of 10.

Bulk tags are for limited service and bag service customers, the cost is $7.00 a tag per item

Backdoor service with cart furnished by contractor: $16.00 monthly cost added to trash service fee, limited to 150 feet, beyond 150 feet price negotiable between hauler and resident.
Back door service with cart for handicapped or seniors: no added cost for seniors, or handicapped, with documented physical impairment.
96-Gallon cart is not mandatory.
You may purchase Kimble trash bags and bulk tags at the township office, Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Also, you can purchase the bags at the twp. office on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm to purchase bags and bulk tags.

Please pay by cash or check and make checks payable to: Kimble Recycling & Disposal Inc.

 

 

 

Wayne County Resident Tire Collection Program

Wayne County Resident Tire Collection Program:

1) Residents may call the Wayne County Health Department on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday
at 330-264-2426 option 2 to schedule an appointment from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to bring
their tires.
2) Passenger and light truck tires only. No other tires will be accepted. Tires may be on or off
the rim.
3) Residents are limited to 10 tires per person per year. A driver’s license is required.
4) Please pass this info on if you get calls that there is NO dumping of tires at the old location
of Goodwill. Tires illegally dumped can receive a fine of up to $500 under R.C. 3767.32.

West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill)

West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill) open for the summer.

Recycling Center

14065 Galehouse Rd is the home of the recycling center for Chippewa Twp residents.

This facility is open 24/7.

There will be an organization at the recycling center on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month to unload your recyclables. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Recycling Information

Chippewa Township Merchandise - Great gifts

The history/cookbooks and the township plates will make great gifts!

Bicentennial Items For Sale at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Rd, Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cash or Check
Make Checks payable to: Chippewa Twp.

PRICES ARE REDUCED
History/Cookbooks – $8.00
Plates – $3.00
Back of plates

Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program

Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Grants and Deferred Loans

Helping Homeowners, Landlords, and First-Time Homebuyers throughout Wayne County Repair their Homes and Neighborhoods.
Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP)

Chippewa Twp Natural Gas Aggregation Program

The new rate for the Natural Gas Aggregation Program with IGS Energy is $3.05 per MCF, starting November 1, 2020 – October 31, 2022.

There is no cancel fee for exiting the program.
If you are not in the Natural Gas Aggregation Program and you want to enroll in the program, please contact IGS Energy at 1-877-353-0162.

Chippewa Twp Electric Aggregation

Chippewa Township Electric Aggregation is with FirstEnergy Solutions at 4.93 cents per kWh for 48 months.
If you have any questions, please call FirstEnergy Solutions toll-free at 1-866-636-3749, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

First Energy’s Ohio Customers Can Save Money and Energy Through Smart Thermostat                               $75 Rebate Available through September for Purchase of Qualified Thermostats

 

Information on Utility Scams

Chippewa Twp. Precincts

Please check the map for locations of Chippewa Township Precincts. Wayne County Board of Elections has changed locations of precincts as of February 2015.

• Chippewa Township Precinct Location Map

Open Burning Precautions

If you see a fire burning out of control, you should call 911.

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns
Ohio Revised Code 1503.18 Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

Even outside the time and date restrictions, any person conducting a burn must obtain landowner permission, remain with the fire while it is burning, and take all reasonable precautions to prevent the fire from escaping.

Contact Ohio Division of Forestry 1-877-247-8733.
Ohio Administrative Code 3745.19 is enforced by the Ohio EPA.
Notification is required for many types of open burns in Ohio.

NEVER to be burned at any time or any place in Ohio:
Food waste
Dead animals
Materials containing rubber, grease, asphalt, or made from petroleum

Other Restrictions:
Fires must be more than 1000 feet from neighbor’s inhabited building No burning when air pollution alert, warning, or emergency is in effect Fire/smoke cannot obscure visibility on roadway, railways, or airfields
No waste generated off the premises may be burned
No burning within village or city limits or restricted areas

Contact Ohio EPA: (614) 644-2270 or Ohio EPA Open Burning.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal are urging Ohioans to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take necessary precautions to avoid unwanted fires this fall.

• Open Burning Precautions Given for fall in Ohio

Nexus Pipelines Meetings & Maps

Sts. Peter & Paul Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 7

Sts. Peter & Paul Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, August 7, 2021

Now Hiring Part-time Road Laborer

Chippewa Township Board of Trustees will be accepting applications for a part-time position on the Road Department. The township will be accepting applications until Monday, August 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm.   Interested applicant may download the Application for Employment from our website https://chippewatwp.com or you may pick-up an application, Monday – Thursday from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Chippewa Township Office at 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

Township Office Hours

Chippewa Township Trustees Office, 14228 Galehouse Road, P.O. Box 265, Doylestown, Ohio 44230

During these uncertain times, Township Office will continue to operate during normal business hours:  Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, please use inside window.    For the safety of the public and our employees the office suspends public access.

Zoning hours are every Wednesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown. Zoning hours will be held in the meeting room, social distancing and we require mask to be worn when entering the building.

Please contact the Zoning Inspector, Craig Thoricht at 330-351-1050 or you may call the township office at 330-658-2112, if you have any zoning questions.

Calendar

Wednesday, July 28 – Deadline for variance requests by 3:00 pm, for August 16, 2021 BZA meeting

Wednesday, August 11 at 7:00 pm – Board of Trustees regular meeting

Monday, August 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm – Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting

 

Coronavirus vaccination Information

CORONAVIRUS

 

The Wayne County Health Department (WCHD) wants everyone  who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination to get one.

If you received your first dose from a different provider,
you will need to get your second dose from that provider.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO SCHEDULE FOR YOUR FIRST DOSE FROM
​​​​​​​THE WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 

 

 

 

Chippewa Township Application for Employment

Trustees Meeting Dates

 

Trustees meetings are every second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

NOTE: Chippewa Township Public Meetings: Chippewa Township Trustees authorizes public bodies to meet and be in attendance by electronic means (teleconference, video conference, or other electronic means) for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.  Ten (10) people may be present and chairs will be set up six (6) feet apart.  A reporter is a representative of the public and will have a seat. 

Chippewa Township Trustees next regular meeting will be held on August 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

Please complete the agenda form, to address the Board, written specific matter must be on file at the township office prior to Monday Noon preceding the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

Agenda Form

Trash Hauler for Chippewa Township

 

KIMBLE Letter – COVID-19 UPDATE  – Effective Immediately

 For trash service, please contact Kimble Co. at 1800-201-0005.

New price effective October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2023 will be as follows:

Full service with a 96-gallon cart furnished by contractor: $15.43 per mo.

Limited service (96-gallon container or equivalent) with a 96- gallon cart furnished by contractor: $13.55 per mo.

Low volume users/seniors Bag Service: $2.50 per bag/$25.00 roll of 10.

Bulk tags are for limited service and bag service customers, the cost is $7.00 a tag per item

Backdoor service with cart furnished by contractor: $16.00 monthly cost added to trash service fee, limited to 150 feet, beyond 150 feet price negotiable between hauler and resident.
Back door service with cart for handicapped or seniors: no added cost for seniors, or handicapped, with documented physical impairment.
96-Gallon cart is not mandatory.
You may purchase Kimble trash bags and bulk tags at the township office, Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Also, you can purchase the bags at the twp. office on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm to purchase bags and bulk tags.

Please pay by cash or check and make checks payable to: Kimble Recycling & Disposal Inc.

 

 

 

Wayne County Resident Tire Collection Program

Wayne County Resident Tire Collection Program:

1) Residents may call the Wayne County Health Department on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday
at 330-264-2426 option 2 to schedule an appointment from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to bring
their tires.
2) Passenger and light truck tires only. No other tires will be accepted. Tires may be on or off
the rim.
3) Residents are limited to 10 tires per person per year. A driver’s license is required.
4) Please pass this info on if you get calls that there is NO dumping of tires at the old location
of Goodwill. Tires illegally dumped can receive a fine of up to $500 under R.C. 3767.32.

West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill)

West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill) open for the summer.

Common Zoning Forms

Please find below a list of common zoning forms.

Zoning Application 

Zoning Map                                                                                                                                                             

Sample Plot Plan

Zoning Fees

Variance Application

Table of Contents

2020 Zoning Resolution

Comprehensive Plan 2010

 

 

Recycling Center

14065 Galehouse Rd is the home of the recycling center for Chippewa Twp residents.

This facility is open 24/7.

There will be an organization at the recycling center on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month to unload your recyclables. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Recycling Information

Chippewa Township Merchandise - Great gifts

The history/cookbooks and the township plates will make great gifts!

Bicentennial Items For Sale at the township office, 14228 Galehouse Rd, Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cash or Check
Make Checks payable to: Chippewa Twp.

PRICES ARE REDUCED
History/Cookbooks – $8.00
Plates – $3.00
Back of plates

Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program

Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Grants and Deferred Loans

Helping Homeowners, Landlords, and First-Time Homebuyers throughout Wayne County Repair their Homes and Neighborhoods.
Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP)

Chippewa Twp Natural Gas Aggregation Program

The new rate for the Natural Gas Aggregation Program with IGS Energy is $3.05 per MCF, starting November 1, 2020 – October 31, 2022.

There is no cancel fee for exiting the program.
If you are not in the Natural Gas Aggregation Program and you want to enroll in the program, please contact IGS Energy at 1-877-353-0162.

Chippewa Twp Electric Aggregation

Chippewa Township Electric Aggregation is with FirstEnergy Solutions at 4.93 cents per kWh for 48 months.
If you have any questions, please call FirstEnergy Solutions toll-free at 1-866-636-3749, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

First Energy’s Ohio Customers Can Save Money and Energy Through Smart Thermostat                               $75 Rebate Available through September for Purchase of Qualified Thermostats

 

Information on Utility Scams

Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings

The regular meeting of the Chippewa Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office at 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown.

At that time, the Board will hear a request for a variance by Marilynn D. Ruff to construct a dwelling with an oversized attached garage at 18200 Galehouse Road, Doylestown. – GRANTED

All text concerning these matters is available for public review at the Township Office.

With social distancing, seating is limited and masks are required.  

 

Zoning Commission

No meeting scheduled

Nexus Pipelines Meetings & Maps

Chippewa Twp. Precincts

Please check the map for locations of Chippewa Township Precincts. Wayne County Board of Elections has changed locations of precincts as of February 2015.

• Chippewa Township Precinct Location Map

Open Burning Precautions

If you see a fire burning out of control, you should call 911.

Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns
Ohio Revised Code 1503.18 Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

Even outside the time and date restrictions, any person conducting a burn must obtain landowner permission, remain with the fire while it is burning, and take all reasonable precautions to prevent the fire from escaping.

Contact Ohio Division of Forestry 1-877-247-8733.
Ohio Administrative Code 3745.19 is enforced by the Ohio EPA.
Notification is required for many types of open burns in Ohio.

NEVER to be burned at any time or any place in Ohio:
Food waste
Dead animals
Materials containing rubber, grease, asphalt, or made from petroleum

Other Restrictions:
Fires must be more than 1000 feet from neighbor’s inhabited building No burning when air pollution alert, warning, or emergency is in effect Fire/smoke cannot obscure visibility on roadway, railways, or airfields
No waste generated off the premises may be burned
No burning within village or city limits or restricted areas

Contact Ohio EPA: (614) 644-2270 or Ohio EPA Open Burning.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal are urging Ohioans to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take necessary precautions to avoid unwanted fires this fall.

• Open Burning Precautions Given for fall in Ohio

Chippewa Township Nature Preserve

The Nature Preserve trails are open.

The pavilion and the picnic area are open, social distancing is required. 

If you have any questions, please contact Darlene Smith at the township office at 330-658-2112.

Trustee Meeting Minutes

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JULY 14, 2021

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CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING JUNE 9, 2021

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CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING MAY 12, 2021

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CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING APRIL 14, 2021

CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM          APRIL 14,          21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG - PRESENT, LENNY BROOME - EXCUSED, DOMINIC OLIVERIO - YES. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION TO...

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14228 Galehouse Rd, Doylestown, OH 44230