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Township Office Hours
Chippewa Township Trustees Office, 14228 Galehouse Road, P.O. Box 265, Doylestown, Ohio 44230
Township Office Hours: Monday – Thursday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Township office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020, Presidents’ Day.
Township office will be closed from February 20 – 28, 2020. Please contact the Fiscal Officer Laurie Busson at 330-658-2112, press 2, to purchase trash bags or any other twp. business, leave a message and Laurie will return your call as soon as possible. For zoning or to submit your variance application, please contact Zoning Inpector Craig Thoricht at 330-351-1050.
Zoning hours are every Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please call 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.
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.
Common Zoning Forms
This facility is open 24/7. Starting in June 2018, we will have an organization at the recycling center to help with recyclables on 2nd & 4th Saturday from 9:00 am – 12:00pm, so Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill)
West Virginia Hill (Chidester Hill) is closed for the winter.
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.
Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program
Helping Homeowners, Landlords, and First-Time Homebuyers throughout Wayne County Repair their Homes and Neighborhoods.
Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP)
Trash Hauler for Chippewa Township
For trash service, please contact Kimble Co. at 1800-201-0005.
New price effective October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020 will be as follows:
Full service with a 96-gallon cart furnished by contractor: $15.23 per mo.
Limited service (96-gallon container or equivalent) with a 96- gallon cart furnished by contractor: $12.79 per mo.
Low volume users/seniors Bag Service: $2.13 per bag/$21.30 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: $17.46 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.
Chippewa Twp Natural Gas Aggregation Program - NEW RATE
The new rate for the Natural Gas Aggregation Program with IGS Energy is $3.39 per MCF, starting November 1, 2018 – October 31, 2020.
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
Township residents will be receiving the Electric Aggregation Enrollment Notification.
To stay in the Chippewa Township Electric Aggregation program, you do nothing to join, you will be enrolled automatically.
To Opt-Out, sign the form letter that you received by the Opt-Out deadline June 12, 2019.
Chippewa Township has selected FirstEnergy Solutions to handle questions regarding the electric aggregation program.
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.
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, February 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office at 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown. At that time, the Board will hear a variance by Jeremy Porter to construct an oversized accessory building at 11533 Fraze Road. All text concerning these matters is available for public review at the Township Office.
As advertised. No meeting scheduled.
Nexus Pipelines Meetings & Maps
FERC/Draft Environmental Impact Statement – NEXUS Gas Transmission Project
Chippewa Twp. Precincts
Open Burning Precautions
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:
Materials containing rubber, grease, asphalt, or made from petroleum
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.
Chippewa Township Nature Preserve
Please contact Darlene Smith at the township office at 330-658-2112 on the availability of the pavilion.
SR585/Eastern Rd Intersection: Safety Improvement Project
SR585/Eastern Road Intersection: Safety Improvement Project
The improvement includes closing the median at this location and constructing U-turns north and south of the intersection, converting it to what is known as an RCUT intersection: Restricted Crossing U-Turn intersection.
SR585/Eastern Rd Intersection Information
• Chippewa Township SR585/Eastern Rd Information
SR58/Eastern Road Intersection: Safety Improvement Project overview
• SR585/Eastern Rd Map
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU IS NOW HIRING
State Route 21 Safety Improvement Project in Chippewa Township Public Meeting
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) would like to invite you to attend a public meeting for intersection safety improvements along the State Route 21 corridor in Wayne County Ohio.
The meeting will be held Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Chippewa JR/SR High School cafeteria located at 466 South Portage Street, Doylestown. The meeting will be an open house format.
If you cannot attend this meeting, written comments regarding this project should be sent to ODOT District 3, 906 Clark Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805-1989. If you have specific questions regarding this project, please contact Don Rostofer in the ODOT District 3 Planning Department at 1-800-276-4188 ext.207-7178 or by email at Donald.Rostofer@dot.ohio.gov.
Wayne County Agricultural Security Area Public Hearing
The Board of Commissioners, Wayne County, Ohio and Baughman Township Trustees and Chippewa Township Trustees will hold a joint Public hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Wayne County Administration Building, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 428 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, OH 44691.
If you have questions, please direct them to Heather ARnold at the Wayne County Planning Department at 330-287-5420.
Trustee Meeting Minutes
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AND YEAR END AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM DECEMBER 11, 19 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO-PRESENT, LENNY BROOME-PRESENT, AND STEPHEN JUNG-PRESENT. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION TO...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM NOVEMBER 13, 19 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO-PRESENT, LENNY BROOME-PRESENT, AND STEPHEN JUNG-PRESENT. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION TO APPROVE THE...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM OCTOBER 9, 19 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO-PRESENT, LENNY BROOME-PRESENT, AND STEPHEN JUNG-PRESENT. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION TO APPROVE THE...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES SPECIAL AT TOWNSHIP HALL 5:00 PM OCTOBER 9, 19 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 5:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO-PRESENT, LENNY BROOME-PRESENT, AND STEPHEN JUNG-PRESENT. MOTION TO SUSPEND THE REGULAR AGENDA A MOTION TO...