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


You are invited to participate in the 2019 Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) Community Survey
Survey Monkey survey is now closed. We will post the survey summaries shortly. 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

 

2019 TOUCH A TRUCK FLYER

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 COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing June 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015. The purpose of the hearing, initiated by the Berlin Township Zoning Commission, contains proposed revisions to the Berlin Township Zoning Resolution and would, if adopted revise certain textual provisions, designated Case BZC 19-003; Article 5, Section 5.052, Section 5.053, & Section 5.054 Article 8, Section 8.01; Article 9, Section 9.01; Article 10, Section 10.01. Also, the board will be hearing a major modification, BZC 16-003, amendment #1, filed by Schanck, Barbara G, Trustee/Westport Homes, c/o Molly R, Gwin, Two Miranova Place, Ste. 700, Columbus, OH 43215. The applicants are requesting approval of a major modification preliminary development plan known as Westfield Lakes, Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH, Parcel’s 41832001010000; 41832001008000, 45.14 ± acres, R-3 with a Planned Residential overlay (R-3/PRD); BZC 16-010 AMENDMENT #2, FILED BY TOM L. & JULIA A. ROLL/WESTPORT HOMES, c/o Molly R, Gwin, Two Miranova Place, Ste. 700, Columbus, OH 43215. The applicants are requesting approval of a major modification preliminary development plan known as Westfield Lakes Expansion, 2747 Gregory Road, Delaware, OH 43015, Parcel # 41832001006000, 10.104 ± acres, R-3 with a Planned Residential overlay (R-3/PRD); BZC 16-009, AMENDMENT #2, FILED BY TOM L. & JULIA A. ROLL/WESTPORT HOMES, c/o Molly R, Gwin, Two Miranova Place, Ste. 700, Columbus, OH 43215. The applicants are requesting approval of a major modification preliminary development plan known as Eaststone Crossing, Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015, Parcel # 4183100104000 & 41831001041000, 20.06 ± acres, R-2 with a Planned Residential overlay (R-2/PRD). Also, any other business that comes before the commission. The text and map of these applications will be available for public examination from, May 31, to June 11, 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 Questions concerning this matter should be directed to the Zoning Office at 740-548-5217 x103. After the conclusion of the hearing, the matter of BZC 19-003 will be submitted to the Board of Township Trustees for its action. The person responsible for giving notice of the public meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel. Township residents are encouraged to attend.

Preliminary Development Plan | Phasing Plan | Street Tree Plan | Entry Feature Plan | Playground Details | Zoning Exhibit | Revised Traffic Study

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Toni Korleski, Chairwoman


Wanted  Berlin Township Veterans,  Olentangy Berlin High School is looking for YOU  open here for letter


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


*ROAD CLOSING*

PRESS RELEASE
CHRIS BAUSERMAN, P.E., P.S.
DELAWARE COUNTY ENGINEER

For Immediate Release:  Monday, July 8, 2019

Safety Services will be closing the railroad tracks at Berlin Station between Braumiller Road and Gregory Road for resurfacing beginning Monday, July 15, 2019 through Friday, July 26, 2019.       

Any questions concerning this matter please contact Andrea Janka at 419.453.3166.

Thank you for your cooperation.


*ROAD CLOSING*

PRESS RELEASE
CHRIS BAUSERMAN, P.E., P.S.
DELAWARE COUNTY ENGINEER

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 17, 2019

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing Lewis Center Road between
Weeping Rock Drive and 3 rd Street beginning June 24, 2019 for 60 days for roundabout
reconstruction.

Any questions concerning this matter please contact our office at (740) 833-2400.

Thank you for your cooperation.


*ROAD CLOSING*

PRESS RELEASE
CHRIS BAUSERMAN, P.E., P.S.
DELAWARE COUNTY ENGINEER

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The Delaware County Engineer’s office will be closing:

Piatt Road between Cheshire Road and Peachblow Road and
Cheshire Road between Gregory Road and Berlin Manor Drive

Road reconstruction will begin Monday, June 3 through Monday, July 1.

Any questions concerning this matter please contact our office at (740) 833-2400.

Thank you for your cooperation.


BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tabled and continue to date and time certain July 9, 2019 @7 PM

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of a public hearing January 8, 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 18-003, filed by Longhill Limited Partnership II, RDRG Farms Inc., & Steve Spangler Sr., 1592 Denbigh, Columbus, OH 43220. The applicant’s are requesting approval of a preliminary development plan to rezone, Parcel’s #41824001057000, Parcel #41824001058000, & Parcel#41824001056000, 0 Berlin Station Rd., Parcel #41823001002000, 2807 Berlin Station Road, & Parcel #41823001001000 & Parcel #41824001058001, 2877 Berlin Station Rd., all in Delaware, OH 43015 from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3 Planned Residential District (R-3/PRD), 301.944 ± acres, for a 531 single family lot subdivision. The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; December 27, 2018 to January 8, 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.

Revised files as of June 21, 2019.

Longhill PRD Submittal – Section I – Plan Overview | Longhill PRD Submittal – Section II – Regulating Text | Longhill PRD Submittal – Section III – Exhibits | Zoning Support Letter |Text Redlines

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Toni Korleski, Chairwoman


Tabled to date and time certain Trustee hearing, July 8, 2019 @ 7:30 PM 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Trustees will hold a meeting for the purpose of public hearing January 14, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH  43015 in order to consider an application, designated as BZC 18-002, filed by AAT Properties Ltd, c/o Coughlin, P.O. Box 1474, Pataskala, OH  43062.  The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan to rezone, Parcel’s #41833001079000, 5600 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH  43035; & 41833001080000, 31 Hyatts Road, Delaware, OH  43015 from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to Planned Commercial Office District (PCD), 3 ± acres, for the development of a commercial/office center known as Hyatts Plaza.  The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; January 4, 2019 to January 14, 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  The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Claudia Smith.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

Cover Sheet & Table of Contents | Authorization Letter & Zoning Application | Adjoining Property Owners | Survey & Parcel Information |
Hyatts Plaza Zoning/Prelim Development Plan/Proposed Uses | Hyatts Plaza Rendering/Floor Plan/Rendered Elevations/Utility and Grading Plan | Illustrative/Preliminary Landscaping Plan | Zoning Map of Public Facilities | Financial Security Letter | Completion Time Schedule | Utility Letters/Hyatt Traffic Study | Lighting Plan/Sign Concepts

 


BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tabled to date and time certain, July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of public hearing February 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 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 February 15 -February 26, 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 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 | Planned Development Overview | Overall Illustrative | Master Development Summary | Exhibit A-1: Surrounding Property Owners | Exhibit B-1 & B-2: Legal Description and 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 Illustratives | 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 | PCD Submission | PRD Submission | PRD and PCD Submission

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Toni Korleski, Chairwoman


 

 

 

 

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