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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
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.
Twp. office will be closed on Thursday, September 16, 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.
Monday, September 20 at 7:00 pm – Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting
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
Common Zoning Forms
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.
The second variance is by Abram Wagner to operate a dog grooming business in an existing accessory building at 13020 Portage Street, Doylestown.
All text concerning these matters is available for public review at the Township Office.
With social distancing, seating is limited and masks are required.
No meeting scheduled
Coronavirus vaccination Information
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
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) open for the summer.
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 FEBRUARY 10, 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 JANUARY 13, 21 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: DOMINIC OLIVERIO - PRESENT, LENNY BROOME - PRESENT, STEPHEN JUNG - PRESENT. A MOTION TO APPROVE THE...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR & YEAR-END AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM DECEMBER 9, 20 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BEFORE WE TAKE ROLL CALL A NOTE TO THE RECORDING, TRUSTEE STEVE JUNG IS PRESENT VIA TELECONFERENCE...
CHIPPEWA TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES REGULAR AT TOWNSHIP HALL 7:00 PM NOVEMBER 11, 20 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM WITH PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WE WANT TO HONOR AND REMEMBER ALL THE VETERANS THAT SERVED OUR COUNTRY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. BEFORE WE TAKE ROLL CALL A NOTE...