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

3271 Cheshire Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015


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

Ron Bullard

Steve Flaherty

Adam Fleischer

Fiscal Officer

Claudia Smith
740-548-6350  ext. 100

Berlin Township Fire Dept.

Station 390
2708 Lackey Old State Rd.
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Chief Craig Hall

Assistant Chief Joe Pichert

Lt. Steve Arnold – Fire Prevention


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.




The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of public hearing November 14, 2017 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 17-008, filed by Timberlake-Liberty LLC, 1 West Winer Street, Delaware, OH  43015.  The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as All Life Center, Parcel #418-330-01-078-000, #418-330-01-078-001 & #418-330-01-078-002; from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to Planned Commercial Office District (PCD) 3.872 ± acres, 124 &130 Hyatts Road, Delaware, OH  43015.  The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; Nov 1-Nov 14, 2017, 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.  Questions concerning this matter should be directed to Chet Heid, Zoning Inspector at 740-548-5217 x103.   The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Cathy Rippel.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.


Toni Korleski, Chairwoman

Timber Lake-Submission

Fire Prevention

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 Committee Members

  • Toni Korleski (Chairwoman 2017)
  • Darcy Kaplen
  • Ken O’Brien
  • Steve Spangler
  • Jerry Valentine

Roads Department

Delaware County Roads in Berlin Township

  • Africa 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


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


Township Hall Rental 
The township hall is available for Berlin Township residents to rent provided someone has not reserved it first. Cost is $85.00 with a refund of $50.00 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 it.

Resident Application with Rules