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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.

Township Offices
Berlin Township
3271 Cheshire Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015
740-548-6350
Road Department Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
740-548-6865

Zoning Department Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
740-548-6350
Call for after hour appointment

Building Rental (increase as of Jan. 2016)

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.


cheif Hall

Berlin Township Fire Chief Hall accepting an award from Mr. Hansley former Delaware County Administrator. For 2016 Delaware County EMS External Dept. of the Year Award.  This award was based on leadership, training and providing excellent care to our residents by assisting the EMS Service.

Congratulations Chief Hall!!


Eaststone Crossing Preliminary Plan

Westfield Lakes Expansion - Preliminary Plan

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & HEARINGS

 

The Berlin Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) and the Berlin Township Zoning Commission (BZC) will hold a joint public organizational meeting December 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015. The purpose of the joint meeting is to elect officers and conduct such other organizational business as deemed necessary.  After the conclusion of the organizational part the Zoning Commission will continue in order to consider applications to amend the Berlin Zoning Resolution, case designated as BZC 16-009, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthington Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as - Eaststone Crossing to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-2/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 74.624 ± acres, Parcels #41831001037000; 41831001043000; 41831001038000; 41831001041000; and 41831001040000. Case designated as BZC 16-010, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthington Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as - Westfield Lakes Expansion to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 10.104 ± acres, Parcel #41832001006000. The text and map of these applications will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; November 30 – December 13, 2016, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015. Text and maps can be found on our website www.berlintwp.us for both applications.   After the conclusion of these hearings, 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 meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

Toni Korleski, Chairwoman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard Farms - Application for Preliminary and Final Development Plan

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a special meeting for the purpose of a public hearing December 6, 2016 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 16-008, filed by Homewood Corporation, Jim Lipnos, President, 2700 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Suite 300, Columbus, OH  43231.  The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary & final development plan known as Howard Farms from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-4/Planned Residential District overlay, 141.38 ± acres, Parcel #41831001078000, 3204 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH  43015.  The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; November 28-December 6, 2016 Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 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 meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

Toni Korleski, Chairwoman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Click here REVISED 11/07/16 Evans Farm Development and REVISED Planned Commercial Plan

click here REVISED 8/15/16 Evans Farm Development Plan

click here Evans Farm Development Plan

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING

Tabled and Continued to date and time certain January 3, 2017 at 7 PM

Tabled and Continued to date and time certain November 15, 2016 at 7 PM

Tabled and Continued to date and time certain September 28, 2016 at 7 PM

 

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a special meeting for the purpose of a public hearing July 27, 2016 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 16-001, filed by Evans Farm Delaware, LLC, Old State Farm, LLC, Wayne Piatt Trustee, CNB Bank Successor Trustee, c/o Evans Farm Land Development Company, LLC, 1790 Peachblow Road, Lewis Center, OH  43035.   The applicants are requesting approval of a preliminary & final development plan known as Evans Farm to rezone for a mixed use, from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to Planned Residential District (PRD) and Planned Commercial District, (PCD) for a new urbanism community, 607.12 ± acres, Parcels #41833001010000, 41833001006000, 41834001053000, 41834001054000, 41833001104000, 41833001101001, 41833001098000, 41834001055000, 41834001056000, 41834001057000, 41834001061000, 41834001062000, 41843303001002, 41843303001000, 41833001103000, and 314.21 ± acres, Parcels #41834001013000, 41834001012000, 41834001009000, 41834001004000, 41834001008000, 41834001002000, 41834001003000, 41843001005000, 41843001006000, 41843001007000, 41834001006000, 41834001010000, 41834001011000, 41834001019000, 41831001095000.  The text and map of this application will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; July 14, to July 27, 2016, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015.  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 meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

Toni Korleski, Chairman


Click here Westfield Lakes -

BERLIN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 PUBLIC HEARING

 

The Berlin Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing November 28 at 7:15 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 in order to consider an application, BZC 16-003, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthingon Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082.   The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as Westfield Lakes to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 45.397 ± acres, Parcels #41832001008000 & 41832001010000. Immediately following they will hear BZC 16-006, which corrects a “typographical error" in the Berlin Township Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Sub-Area 4b, 4.5 which states “The plan recommends agriculture and single family residences on 2-acre lots, or PRD development at a density of 1.5 units per net developable acre (NDA) with sewer from the 67-acre Roh property south”. The correction is 1.25 units per net developable acre (NDA).   

 

The text of the application will be available for public examination from (except for November 23, 24, &25,) November 17, 2016 to November 28, 2016, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015.  Questions concerning these matters should be directed to the Zoning Office at 740-548-5217 x103.  The person responsible for giving notice of the public meeting by publication is Claudia Smith.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 By the order of the Berlin Township Trustees

Claudia Smith, Fiscal Officer


Click here Southwoods-Tabeled and continued to November 8 @7:30 PM Click here Southwoods Revisions, Passed 11/08/16 send to Trustees

Click here Eaststone Crossing - Tabeled and continued to November 8 @7:30 PM - Withdrew application 10/20/2016

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a meeting for the purpose of public hearings October 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Hall located at 3271 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 in order to consider applications to amend the Berlin Zoning Resolution,

 

1.      BZC-08-002, amendment #1, filed by P & D Builders, 59 Greif Parkway St. 100, Delaware, OH  43015, 3.508 ±, Parcel #41944005014500.  The applicant is requesting approval to build a freestanding storage building on the existing parking lot.  Passed

2.      BZC 16-003, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthingon Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082.   The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as - Westfield Lakes to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 45.397 ± acres, Parcels #41832001008000 & 41832001010000.  - Passed send to Trustees

3.      BZC 16-004, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthingon Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082.  The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as - Southwoods to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 23.838 ± acres, Parcel#41831001068000.  Tabeled and continued to November 8 @7:30 PM - Passed - send to Trustees

4.      BZC 16-005, filed by Metro Development LLC, 470 Olde Worthingon Rd, Suite 100, Westerville, OH  43082. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan known as - Eaststone Crossing to rezone from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to R-3/Planned Residential District (PRD) overlay, 54.183 ± acres, Parcels #41831001037000, 41831001043000 & 41831001038000. Tabeled and continued to November 8 @7:30 PM - Withdrew application 10/20/2016

 

 The text and map of these applications will be available for public examination, excluding legal holidays; September 29 – October 11, 2016, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township Zoning Office located at 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015.  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 meeting by publication is Cathy Rippel.  Township residents are encouraged to attend.

 

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION

Toni Korleski, Chairman


Improved Interchange at I-71 & Routes 36/37 & Proposed Sunbury Parkway


piatt/Roloson Road Extension 

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2016-2017 Berlin/Delaware Township Recycling and waste Guide  (this is will be mailed to you by republic)

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