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

 

 

 

 

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.


“Due to the State of Emergency associated with the Covid-19 Virus all previously scheduled meetings are subject to change” 

Please check with the Zoning Secretary Cathy Rippel 740.548.5217 x 102 to verify meeting dates and times.


Public Road Closure, Berlin Station Road, Berlin Township

City of Delaware

Public Works Department

440 E William Street

Phone: (740) 203-1810

Beginning Monday July 13, 2020 Berlin Station Rd. will close completely to through traffic from 0.4 miles east of Braumiller Rd. to 0.7 miles east of Braumiller Rd.  The duration of the closure will be approximately 45 days.  Access to properties within the closure area will be maintained for residents and emergency responders.  A detour will be posted for through traffic to detour around the closure using Braumiller Rd., Cheshire Rd, and Lackey Old State Rd.

The closure will be performed by Nickolas M. Savko & Sons (“Savko”) as part of the City of Delaware’s Glenn Parkway Extension Project.  The closure is needed to construct a new roundabout at the intersection of Berlin Station Rd. and the new portion of Glenn Pkwy.

For questions, please contact the City’s project engineer Jonathan Owen at 740-203-1723 or jowen@delawareohio.net


CENSUS 2020!!

As far back as 1790, we’ve been counting everyone who lives in this country.  We call it the Census.  And America’s founders included the Census in the Constitution because they wanted a government that represents the people.  Article 1 Section 2 mandates that a census occur every ten years.  And that count is used to allocate seats in the House of Representatives for the next 10 years for all 50 states.

But the Census is all that and more.  It’s a once-a-decade chance to track the shifts in population across our country.  Where do we need to build more schools, hospitals, and roads?  Your response to the 2020 Census will inform how billions in federal funding flow to communities every year.  In the spring of 2020, everyone in our country will get counted.

So, whether you are a [insert local sport team mascot name(s)] or a recent graduate or a retiree, farmer or factory worker, artist or aspiring astronaut, this message is for you.  You count!  Grandparents count, newborns count, and everyone you’ve seen today counts.  If you’ve lived in the country only a few weeks or for your entire life, you count.  If you live alone, with family, with friends, or with people you don’t know all that well, you all count.  Everyone counts!

And everyone living in your household on April 1st needs to get counted as part of the 2020 Census.  So when you get your invitation from the U.S. Census Bureau to participate in the 2020 Census, we’re counting on you to participate.  Visit www.2020census.gov  or regionalplanning.co.delaware.oh.us/data/census/ for more information.


July 16, 2020

BERLIN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Trustees will hold a virtual hearing on August 12, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. to hear one (1) zoning amendment, identified as BZC 19-004 known as the Berlin Business Park Industrial Overlay.  Also on August 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. they will hear one (1) zoning amendment, identified as BZC 19-005 known as the Berlin Business Park Commercial Overlay. These amendments have been initiated via motion of the Berlin Zoning Commission and are proposed to be amendments to the Berlin Township Zoning Resolution. These meetings are the continuation of the meetings that were held on February 6, 2020.

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 July 16, 2020 to August 12, 2020 during normal business hours. Please note, this meeting in its entirety will be conducted virtually. Public will have the right to comment by joining the meetings live with the following links.

August 12, 2020 6:00 p.m.

https://zoom.us/j/92564611935?pwd=OEJnMVphUkdDaGpybGg3bkZIdFBEQT09

Meeting ID: 925 6461 1935    Password: 238140

August 13, 2020 6:00 p.m.

https://zoom.us/j/94163866168?pwd=SG9pL1NFc0IwVVIxTWo3TFBaOVdnQT09

Meeting ID: 941 6386 6168    Password: 344119

For questions please contact Zach Dowley, Economic Development Specialist, 101 N. Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH  43015 or

Phone:  740.833.2113

Email: zdowley@co.delaware.oh.us

Web: www.co.delaware.oh.us

Facebook: @DelawareCountyOhio

Twitter: @DelawareCoOhio

Berlin Township Business Park – Map and Text 

Land Use Exhibit Map – Revised 10/24/19 | Land Use Exhibit Map Alt 1 – Revised 10/24/19 recommended by the Zoning Commission 10-29-19 | 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 |

 


BERLIN TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Trustees will hold a virtual hearing August 20, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering a zoning application, designated as BZC 20-001 filed by M/I Homes of Central Ohio, LLC, 3 Easton Oval, Suite 420, Columbus, OH  43219. The applicant is requesting approval of a preliminary development plan to rezone, Parcel #41824001054005, Berlin Station Road, Delaware, OH  43015 from Farm Residential District (FR-1) to Planned Residential District (PRD), 62.7 ± acres, 91 single family lot subdivision, Berlin Farm. 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   Please note, this meeting in its entirety will be conducted virtually. Public will have the right to comment by joining the meeting live with an invite link. The link for the meeting will be made available on the township website before the meeting date and time. The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Claudia Smith. Township residents are encouraged to join us virtually.


By the order of the Berlin Township Trustees

Claudia Smith, Fiscal Officer

Meeting ID: 963 9430 3989
Password: 709119

 


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
BERLIN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

The Berlin Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing tabled to date and time certain of Tuesday,August 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Berlin Township House 3271 Cheshire Rd., Delaware, OH 43015 for the purpose of hearing the following applications:

BZA 20-002, request by RCD RV Supercenter – Brad Haire – Turbo Group, LLC, 6700 E. St. Rt. 37, Sunbury, OH 43074 for a variance of 5 feet to install business display signs on north facing and west facing building walls above the 15 foot maximum height restriction, ±7.471 acres, Parcel #41814001005001.

BZA 20-003, request by Maronda Homes, 3148 Broadway Street, Suite 305, Grove City, OH 43123 for a conditional use permit in Old Harbor Estates, for a model home and parking lot, Parcel #41843005048000, & Parcel #41843005049000, 4221 & 4241 Topsail Drive, Lot 2182 & 2183, ±0.714 acres, Lewis Center, OH 43035.

Call David Loveless, Zoning Inspector at 740.548.5217 x103 for questions or appointment. The attendance will be limited to a total of ten people, social distancing of 6’ and masks will be worn as recommended by the Ohio Director of Health. The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearings by publication is Cathy Rippel.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS OF BERLIN TOWNSHIP
Don Sutton, Chairman


BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING

The Berlin Township Zoning Commission will hold a virtual hearing August 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering a zoning 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 submitting a final development plan for an approved R-3 Planned Residential District (R-3/PRD), ± 16.371 acres, 24 single family lot subdivision, Parcel #41831001044000, 2591 Cheshire Road, Delaware, OH 43015 that will be part of Piatt Preserve West. 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 Please note, this meeting in its entirety will be conducted virtually. Public will have the right to comment by joining the meeting live with an invite link. The link for the meeting will be made available on the township website and the township Facebook page before the meeting date and time. The person responsible for giving notice of the public hearing by publication is Cathy Rippel. Township residents are encouraged to join us virtually.

Application | Legal Description | Plat | Final Development Plan | Development Text | Phasing Plan | Landscape Plan | Overall Development Plan | DelCo Letter – Water Availability | Columbia Gas Letter | Sewer Capacity Letter | Fire Provision Letter | AEP Letter | Delaware County Engineer Letter | Declarations – Covenants, Easements and Restrictions | Traffic Study | Sample Elevations

BERLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION
Steve Flaherty, Chairman

https://zoom.us/j/3430498766?pwd=UXFaaDllYVVydVpZUStjRXdPUW5EUT09

Meeting ID: 343 049 8766
Password: 305420

 

 


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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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


Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 the township hall will be closed to rentals for the rest of 2020.

Township Hall Rental

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.

2020 Resident Hall Rental Application with Rules