Should township-controlled zoning be approved by Ross Township voters during the November 2022 election, the Ross Township Board of Trustees will be seeking Ross Township residents to serve on a five-member (with two alternates) Board of Zoning Appeals. The appointments would be for a voluntary, up to five-year term. Interested candidates must reside in Ross Township and must be able to attend monthly meetings at the Ross Township Government Center, 4055 Hamilton Cleves Road, Fairfield, Ohio 45014. This board will only be in effect if the issue of township-controlled zoning passes on November 8, 2022.
The Ross Township Board of Zoning Appeals acts as an independent appellate board, which hears land use matters arising under the Ross Township Zoning Resolution such as variance and conditional use requests.
The Board also acts as a final authority regarding interpretations of the Zoning Resolution. The Ross Township Board of Zoning Appeals holds jurisdiction over the following matters: appeals, variances, conditional use/special exceptions, non-conforming use substitution/extension, and temporary structures.
Township residents who would like additional information on the opportunity to serve their community as a member of the Board of Zoning Appeals can attend an informational session on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ross Township Administration Building, 4055 Hamilton Cleves Road.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, including a brief biography or resume, to Laurie Kile, Township Administrator, 4055 Hamilton Cleves Road, Fairfield, Ohio 45014, or [email protected] by October 31, 2022.