3271 Cheshire Rd. – Delaware, Ohio 43015
Berlin Township Office

3271 Cheshire Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015
740-548-6350

740-548-7458 – fax

Trustees

The Berlin Township Trustees may be reached by email or by calling 740-548-6350.

Ron Bullard

Tom D’Amico

Ken O’Brien

Fiscal Officer

Claudia Smith
740-548-6350  ext. 100


CLUP Survey Results
Berlin Township 2019 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) Community Survey Response Summary

Berlin Township 2019 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) Comments Summary

Thank you to all who took the time to fill the survey out and submit, whether it was through the website, mailed, or dropped off at the zoning office!

Berlin Township Fire Dept.


Station 390
2708 Lackey Old State Rd.
Delaware, Ohio 43015
740-548-6031

Chief Craig Hall

Assistant Chief Joe Pichert

Lt. Steve Arnold – Fire Prevention

 

BURN BAN IN EFFECT

6am – 6pm

October-November 2019

No Open Burning – Statewide

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP

FIRE DEPARTMENT
OPEN HOUSE
On Sunday October 20, starting at 1:00PM and ending at 3:00PM the Fire Department will be hosting their annual Open House. The Open House is an opportunity to visit with firefighters and paramedics to learn about the equipment fire trucks and ambulances carry and how it is used on an emergency scene. There will be fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars on display along with vehicles from the Berlin Township Road Department. Tours of the fire station will be conducted throughout the event. Informational booths from different local government agencies and safety handouts will be on display. Refreshments will be served during the Open House.

SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2019
1:00 – 3:00PM
Berlin Township Fire Station, 2708 Lackey Old State Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015

Welcome

 


Berlin Township is located in Delaware County Ohio approximately 5.5 miles north of the Columbus City limits. The Township is a mixture of commercial, farm and residential properties with a total area of approximately 22.5 square miles. Centered within Berlin Township is Alum Creek Lake and State Park, a popular recreational area. Our population is approximately 6500 residents which has been gradually increasing each year due to the popularity of the area, the Olentangy School District and the proximity of the Township to Columbus Ohio. Services provided by the Township include a Roads Department, Zoning Department, Cemeteries and Fire Department.


**Berlin Township Zoning Office will be open starting November 20 to December 3 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Monday-Friday. The office will be closed Thanksgiving Day Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.  Call David Loveless, Zoning Inspector at 740-548-5217 x103.**


BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing November 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015. In order to consider an application designated as BZC 19-009, filed by D.R. Horton – Indiana, LLC, dba Westport Homes, c/o Molly R, Gwin, 2 Miranova Place, Ste. 700, Columbus, OH 43215. The applicant is requesting an approval of a final development plan known as Piatt Preserve East West, Parcel’s #41832001010000; 41832001088000; 41832001006001; that have been rezoned from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3 Planned Residential District (R-3/PRD) & Parcel #41831001041001 rezoned from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-2 Planned Residential District (R-2/PRD), total 76.4 ± acres, 2747 Gregory Road, Delaware, OH, 43015. Also, any other business that comes before the commission. The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays November 13 to November 26, 2019, Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015. Also, you can find the text and map on the Berlin Township website www.berlintwp.us. Questions concerning this matter should be directed to David Loveless, Zoning Inspector at 740-548-5217 x103. The person responsible for giving notice of the public meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel. Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 

Exhibit 1 – Plat | Exhibit 2 – Legal Description | Exhibit 3 – Specific Renderings of Elevations | Exhibit 4 – Final Development Plan | Exhibit 5 – Phasing Plan | Exhibit 6 – Street Tree Plan | Exhibit 7 – Entry Feature Plan | Exhibit 8 – Playground Details

 


Zoning Commission passed recommendations 10/29/19 – Send to Trustees for their action.      11/04/19 Public Outreach Meeting Information

SPECIAL BERLIN ZONING COMMISSION MEETING

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public notice is hereby given that on September 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin High School, located at 3140 Berlin Station Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015, the Zoning Commission of Berlin Township (Delaware County) Ohio shall conduct a hearing on two (2) related zoning amendments, identified as BZC 19-004 and BZC 19-005 (collectively known as the Berlin Business Park overlays).  The amendments have been initiated via motion of the Zoning Commission and are proposed to be amendments to the Berlin Township Zoning Resolution. The amendments, in their current form, are on file with Cathy Rippel, Berlin Township Zoning Secretary, at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015 and are available for examination between normal business hours.  This notice has been given by Cathy Rippel, Zoning Secretary, on behalf of the Zoning Commission. Upon conclusion of the hearing, the Zoning Commission recommendation will be submitted to the Board of Trustees of Berlin Township (Delaware County) Ohio for their consideration. A map of the areas being considered is available on the township’s website at www.berlintwp.us

 

Land Use Exhibit Map – Revised 10/24/19 | Land Use Exhibit Map Alt 1 – Revised 10/24/19 | Article 15 – Berlin Commercial Overlay Text – recommended by Zoning Commission 10-29-19 | Article 19 – Berlin Industrial Overlay Text – recommended by Zoning Commission 10-29-19 | Berlin Business Park Tax Analysis Memo 10-23-19 |

 


Passed October 22, 2019 – Send to the Trustees for their action.

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tabled and continued to date & time certain October 8, 2019,  at 7 PM

Tabled and continued to date & time certain October 22, 2019,  at 7 PM

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of a public hearing August 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 in order to consider an application, designated as BZC 19-007, filed by Brooke Ann Martin, Trustee, c/o Evans Farm Land Development Company, 1550 Lewis Center Road, Ste B, Lewis Center, OH 43035. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan to rezone, Parcel #41834001049000, 2174 Peachblow Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035 from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3 Planned Residential District (R-3/PRD), 42.76 ± acres, 72 single-family lot subdivision known as Ross Estates. The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; August 15-27, 2019, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015. For questions call David Loveless, Zoning Inspector at 740.548.5217 x103. Also, you can find the text and map on the Berlin Township website www.berlintwp.us. After the conclusion of the hearing, the matter will be submitted to the Board of Township Trustees for its action. The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Cathy Rippel. Township residents are encouraged to attend.

Application – Ross Family Agent Letter – Official Zoning District Map – Berlin Township Comprehensive Land Use Plan | Article 11-Planned Residential District (PRD) Preliminary Development Text | Preliminary Development Plan | Preliminary Phasing Plan | Landscape Plan and Signage Plan | Engineering Feasibility / Correspondence | Master Declaration of Covenants | Zoning Description / Exhibit | List of Adjacent Property Owners (within 200′)

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Toni Korleski, Chairwoman


BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tabled and continued to date & time certain  January 14, 2020 at 7 PM

Tabled and continued to date & time certain  October 22, 2019 at 7 PM

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of a public hearing August 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 in order to consider an application, designated as BZC 19-006, filed by Rowe Valerie Trustee, c/o Molly R. Gwin, Esq., Two Miranova Place, Ste. 700, Columbus, OH 43215. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan to rezone, Parcel #41831001044000, 2591 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3 Planned Residential District (R-3/PRD), 22.129 ± acres, 30 single-family lot subdivision that will be part of Piatt Preserve West. The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; July 31 – August 13, 2019, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015. For questions call David Loveless, Zoning Inspector at 740.548.5217 x103. Also, you can find the text and map on the Berlin Township website www.berlintwp.us After the conclusion of the hearing, the matter will be submitted to the Board of Township Trustees for its action. The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Cathy Rippel. Township residents are encouraged to attend.

Application | Development Plan | Phasing Plan | Street Tree Plan | Zoning Exhibit | Marketing Signs | Sewer Capacity letter | DelCo Water Availability Letter | Fire Department Letter | Properties Addendum – 1st DRAFT | Zoning – Legal | Zoning Letter from the County Engineer

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Toni Korleski, Chairwoman


 

 

*Berlin Township new trash hauler is Rumpke starting in February 2019* open here for the flyer with information

 


 

Trustees to have Special Trustee Meeting, November 4, 2019 at 7 PM for Berlin Meadows hearing

This meeting was table to date and time certain for the Trustees action  – January 13, 2020 at 7:30 PM

BERLIN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Trustees will hold a public hearing November 4, 2019 at 7:00
p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH
43015 in order to consider an application to amend the Berlin Zoning Resolution,
designated as BZC 19-001, filed by Peachblow Land II LLC, Kenny Asset
Management LLC, Triangle Properties Inc., 470 Olde Worthington Road, Suite
101, Westerville, OH 43082. The applicants are requesting approval of a
preliminary development plan known as Berlin Meadows, Parcel’s
#41833001016000; 41833001014000; & 41833001094000; from Farm Residential
District (FR-1) to R-3 with a Planned Residential District Overlay (R-3/PRD) 183.81
± acres, 1162 Peachblow Road, 0 Peachblow Road, & 663 Shanahan Road, Lewis
Center, OH 43035. BZC 19-002, filed by Peachblow Land II LLC, & Kenny Asset
Management LLC, 470 Olde Worthington Road, Suite 101, Westerville, OH
43082. The applicants are requesting approval of a preliminary development plan
known as Berlin Meadows, Parcel’s #41833001016000; 41833001014000; from
Farm Residential District (FR-1) to Planned Commercial and Office District (PCD)
& 41833001017000; from Planned Industrial District (PID) to Planned Commercial
and Office District (PCD) 20.85 ± acres, 1162 Peachblow Road, 0 Peachblow
Road, & 663 Shanahan Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035. The text and map of this
application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays
October 17 to November 4, 2019, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at
the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH
43015. Also, you can find the text and map on the Berlin Township
website www.berlintwp.us. The person responsible for giving notice of the public
hearing by publication is Claudia Smith. Township residents are encouraged to
attend

REVISED TOTAL BOOK and submitted August 26, 2019 see below:

Application | Planned Development Overview | Overall Illustrative | Master Development Summary | Exhibit A-1: Surrounding Property Owners | Exhibit B-1 & B-2: Legal Description and Boundary Survey | Exhibit C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, C-5, C-6: Development Plans, Lot Size Chart, Phasing Plan, Existing Features Plan, Illustrative Plan | Exhibit D-1 through D-9: Landscape Plans, Open Space Plans, Pedestrian Connection, Bosque / Clubhouse / Park / School / Central Basin / Entry Signs Illustrative | Exhibit E-1 through E-11: Utility Plan and Letters | Exhibit F-1: Wesco Bank Letter | Exhibit G-1: Sample Architectural Elevations and Structure Separation | Exhibit H-1: Architectural Elevations | Exhibit I-1: Deed Restrictions

 


 

 

 

 

Fire Department

Fire Prevention
The Berlin Township Fire Prevention Office performs fire inspections annually to all of the 135 plus businesses located within the township. Responsibilities include enforcing the Ohio State Fire Code as it relates to new construction, remodeling of businesses, change of business usage in an existing structure and annual fire inspections to all commercial properties.

Visit the Fire Prevention page and discover tips to help you prevent fires at your location.

Zoning Department


We’re here to help
The zoning office is here to assist you with all zoning issues and regulations. Please contact us for help and/or information before you decide to embark on a project. We will endeavor to be of assistance in any way possible.

Zoning Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Starting at 7 PM at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH  43015

Zoning Appeals meet as needed at 7 PM at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH  43015

Roads Department


Delaware County Roads in Berlin Township

  • Africa Road
  • Berlin Station Road
  • Cheshire Road
  • Dunham Road
  • Gregory Road
  • Lackey Old State Road
  • N 3 B’s & K Road
  • N Old State Road
  • Peachblow Road
  • S Old State Road

Cemetery


Sexton Cemetery
Larry Buell
6867 Cheshire Road
Galena, OH 43021
614-738-3979 Cell
740-548-6349 Home

Cheshire Cemetery
3271 Cheshire Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Peachblow Cemetery
(no longer active)
3247 Peachblow Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Important Announcements

The Berlin Township Trustees are taking applications for  2 Alternate position with the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals meet on as needed basis. This is a paid position. If interested please fill out an application which you fill find below. You can email, drop-off or mail to Claudia Smith, Fiscal Officer, 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 email: clerk@berlintwp.us


Township Hall Rental

(Cost increase as of January 1, 2019)
The township hall is available for Berlin Township residents to rent provided someone has not reserved it first. Cost is $150.00 with a refund of $100.00 sent back to you provided the hall is left in the same condition as you found it. The capacity is eighty people and there are kitchen facilities. Please contact Cathy Rippel at (740)548-5217 ex.102 to reserve the room.

2019 Resident Hall Rental Application with Rules