Planning/Zoning

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The Perrysburg Township Department of Planning and Zoning oversees all of the planning and zoning related matters that occur within the Township.  This includes issuing zoning certificates, monitoring properties to ensure they’re up to code, enforcing the zoning resolution, and providing informational assistance to the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Zoning Commission. Frequently Asked Questions about the Planning and Zoning Department. Please click here to access Planning and Zoning documents.

Kelly Hemminger, Zoning Administrator

Phone: 419.872.8863   Fax: 419.872.8889

Email: zoning@perrysburgtownship.us

Kelly was hired as the full-time Perrysburg Township Zoning Administrator in December 2012.  Prior to her employment with Perrysburg Township, she was the Planner for the Wood County Planning Commission, a position she held since 2004.  As Planner, some of her main duties included grant administration, environmental reviews, land transfers, rural addressing, and floodplain development.  Additionally, Kelly assisted township and village officials, as well as the general public, on matters relating to zoning and land use.

Kelly is a lifelong resident of northwest Ohio and graduate of Oak Harbor High School.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Business Marketing from the University of Findlay in 2002. Kelly is a member of the Ohio Code Enforcement Officials Association and Ohio Township Association.

Requirements for Zoning Certificates

A Zoning Certificate is required for construction, enlargement, or renovation of structures including but not limited to a garage, shed, deck, or pool.  Refer to the Zoning Resolution for all structures requiring a certificate. If you have any questions whether a certificate is required, please contact the Planning and Zoning Department at 419.872.8863

A completed Zoning Certificate Application , the valuation of the proposed construction, a drawing of the proposed construction, and payment of appropriate fees are required before a certificate will be issued. Certificates are issued at the Perrysburg Township Planning and Zoning Department, 26609 Lime City Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551. Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Appointments are appreciated.

Township Zoning Map                                                                                   Township Boundary Map

Wood County Auditor Property Search

The Wood County Auditor also maintains a website which can aid individuals in researching properties in Perrysburg Township.  The “Property Search” section offers information such as location, property owner, value, etc.

Property Maintenance

Along with upholding the Zoning Resolution, Mrs. Hemminger is in charge of upholding the Property Maintenance Code. This code is enforced in the entire township, BOTH zoned and unzoned areas.  If you believe there is a potential Property Maintenance Code violation in your neighborhood please fill out this form and submit it to the Township.

Nuisance Violations

Mrs. Hemminger also responds to nuisance complaints, including tall grass, trash, refuse, other debris in yards, or unsafe structures in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 505.87.  The Perrysburg Township Trustees approved a policy and procedure for abating nuisance violations.  The document can be viewed here.

There are 1,308 townships in Ohio. 736 of these townships are fully zoned by either township or county regulations. 560 of these townships are not zoned. 12 of these townships, including Perrysburg Township, are partially zoned.