5735 Wales Ave NW
Massillon, Ohio 44646

Telephone: 330-832-8023
Fax: 330-832-5936

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Important Downloads

Required Documentation When Submitting a Zoning Application

A Zoning Permit is required for new construction or alteration of buildings and structures, including but not limited to, commercial buildings and structures, a dwelling, garage, shed, deck, balcony, gazebo, pergola, arbor, outdoor fireplace, porch, fence, and swimming pool.  If you have any questions whether a permit is required, please contact the Zoning Department at (330) 832-8023.  Applications and documentation should be submitted to Pat Primack, Assistant Zoning Inspector.  Application can be submitted via a flash drive, mailed, emailed (pprimack@jacksontwp.com) or dropped off at the office.

A completed zoning application and the items listed as follows must be submitted prior to the issuance of a zoning certificate.  Applications must be complete for processing.  The applicant will be notified if additional information is required.

RESIDENTIAL: 

New Dwelling Construction:

Site plan drawn to scale showing location of building on property, setbacks, height, driveway, dimension of property

Construction plans

House Numbering Slip

Sewer Guarantee or Septic Permit from the Health Department

Legal description of property, if applicable

Culvert permit from highway-if curb and gutter is not available.

 

Two Family and Multi-Family New Construction is required to be reviewed by Stark County Regional Planning Commission.  (330-451-7389)

 

Additions, Accessory Buildings and structures

Site plan showing location of addition or accessory building or structure, height, dimensions and setbacks from property lines and other structures.

COMMERCIAL:

New Construction

Two (2) site plans drawn to scale showing location of building(s) on property, setbacks, height, parking, dimension of property, landscaping plan, driveways.

Two (2) full sets of construction plans drawn to scale (same plans that will be submitted to Stark County Building Dept.) The zoning department will forward a copy to the fire department for approval.

Documentation of required number of parking spaces and spaces provided, square footage of building, number of proposed seating for public, if applicable and number of employees

Sewer Guarantee

House Numbering Slip

Stark County Regional Planning Approval, if applicable

Fire Department approval

 

Additions or Alterations:

Two (2) site plans showing location of building(s) on property, setbacks, height, parking, dimension of property, landscaping plan, driveways.

Two (2) full sets of construction plans drawn to scale (same plans that will be submitted to Stark County Building Dept.) The zoning department will forward a copy to the fire department for approval.

Documentation of required number of parking spaces and spaces provided, square footage of building, number of proposed seating for public, if applicable and number of employees

Stark County Regional Planning Approval, if applicable

Fire Department approval

*Conversion of a residentially-built building to a permitted commercial use will require additional fire or building department inspections and reviews and possible review by Stark County Regional Planning for driveway and parking lot modifications.

Upon processing the application you will be notified that it is ready for pick up.  Permits may picked up at the Jackson Township Zoning Department, 5735 Wales Avenue, Jackson Township, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Please contact Chad Cline, Zoning Investigator, at 330-832-8023, upon construction for verification of compliance with the approved zoning permit.