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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.
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CHIPPEWA TWP NATURE PRESERVE
Chippewa Twp. Nature Preserve and Pavilion at 17500 Galehouse Rd, Doylestown
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 and year-end meeting will be held on December 15, 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.
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.
Township office will be closed from December 2 – December 14, 2021. Please call the township, leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. For trash bags and/or tags, please call the township and we will arrange to meet with you.
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 township office for the Zoning Inspector Craig Thoricht, if you have any zoning questions.
Wednesday, December 1 – Deadline for variance requests by 3:00 pm, for December 20, 2021
Wednesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm – Board of Trustees regular meeting & year-end meeting
Monday, December 20 at 7:00 pm – Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting
Part-Time Zoning Inspector Position
Chippewa Township Board of Trustees are accepting applications for a part-time Zoning Inspector. You may contact the township at 330-658-2112 if you need to arrange to pick-up an application or complete the Application of Employment and return it to Chippewa Township Office at 14228 Galehouse Road, Doylestown. Applications must be submitted by 12:00 pm on December 15, 2021 at the township office and place the application in our drop box.
Common Zoning Forms
No meeting scheduled
Board of Zoning Appeals Meetings
The regular meeting of the Chippewa Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Monday, December 20, 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 J. Hunter Fox at 14003 Doylestown Road, Doylestown to construct an addition to the existing garage, creating an oversized garage.
All text concerning these matters is available for public review at the Township Office.
With social distancing, seating is limited and masks are required.
Chippewa Township Application for Employment
Coronavirus vaccination Information
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.
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.
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
2) Passenger and light truck tires only. No other tires will be accepted. Tires may be on or off
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) closed for the winter.
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!
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)
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.
Information on Utility Scams
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.
Nexus Pipelines Meetings & Maps
FERC/Draft Environmental Impact Statement – NEXUS Gas Transmission Project
Trustee Meeting Minutes
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM OCTOBER 13, 21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG - PRESENT, LENNY BROOME - PRESENT, DOMINIC OLIVERIO - PRESENT. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM SEPTEMBER 8, 21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG - PRESENT, LENNY BROOME - PRESENT, DOMINIC OLIVERIO - PRESENT. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM AUGUST 11, 21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG - PRESENT, LENNY BROOME - PRESENT, DOMINIC OLIVERIO - YES. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A MOTION TO...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM JULY 14, 21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: STEPHEN JUNG - EXCUSED, LENNY BROOME - PRESENT, DOMINIC OLIVERIO - PRESENT. A MOTION TO APPROVE THE...