Zoning

Burton Village Zoning Inspector, Rick Gruber
Phone: 440-313-1230
E-Mail Address: villageofburtonzoning@gmail.com

Zoning Application

If you are planning remodeling, building, rebuilding or any type of construction on your property, to avoid penalties, call the Village office to see if a Zoning Application is required and the fee amount associated with your project. If an application is required, click on the above link for the appropriate form. Applications shall be submitted at the Village office with the proper fee. It will then be given to the Zoning Inspector who will approve, make changes or reject your project. If the Zoning Inspector does not approve your permit due to the plans not following current zoning, you can ask for a variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Zoning Fees

Variance Request Application

The Variance Request Form is to be filled out if you have requested to go before the Board of Zoning Appeals. The completed application, a check for the $65.00 application fee and a deposit of $500 for review and meeting fees will be required when requesting a variance to the Zoning Ordinances (see Zoning Ordinance 117.02). Applications and fees are accepted in Village Office on the second floor of the Burton Public Library, or mail it to Attention: BZA, P.O. Box 408, Burton, OH 44021. As soon as the proper fees and application are submitted, the BZA Clerk will set a Public Hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Board meets on an as needed basis. Please review Zoning Ordinance 117.06(b) detailing what the Board looks at when granting a variance and have necessary information available for Hearing.

Conditional Use Application

The Conditional Use Application is to be filled out when you are permitted to apply for a conditional use through he Board of Zoning Appeals as stated under Zoning Ordinance 1135.03 Schedule of Uses. The completed application, a check for the $65 application fee and a deposit of $500 for review and meeting fees will be required when the application submitted. Applications and fees are accepted in the Village Office on the second floor of the Burton Public Library, or by mail to Attention: BZA, P.O. Box 408, Burton, OH 44021. As soon as the proper fees and application are submitted, the BZA Clerk will set a Public Hearing before the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board meets on an as needed basis.

Zoning Complaint

Village of Burton Zoning Complaint Form

Burton Village Zoning Map

The Burton Village Zoning Map is a map of the current zoning districts in the Village of Burton.

Garage/Yard Sales

Please be aware that the Village of Burton requires a permit if you are having a garage or yard sale: Garage Sale/Yard Sale Permit.

Attention Village Residents:  Yard Signs, All Types

Please note that all signs must be on the "yard" sign of the sidewalk in front of your house (vs. the "street" side of the sidewalk, which is the Village Right Of Way), or, if you have no sidewalk, signs must be placed  at least 15 feet from the edge of the road into your yard.  All signs in the Village Right of Way will be removed.

Attention Burton Village Business Owners

All temporary-type signs (sandwich board type signs, or signs on metal rods) must be taken into your establishment each evening.  You may place them outside again in the morning.

Historic District Permit

Please be aware if you live in the Historic District, any exterior changes to your house (including painting or siding) must be reviewed and approved by the Historic District Architectural Review Board. The review and permit fee is $5 and should be turned in with your completed permit at the Village office. If you have any questions or are unsure if you are in the Historic District, please contact the Village office at 440-834-4474.

Historic District Permit
Historic District Ordinance
Historic District Map
Historic District Guidelines
Local Examples of Period Styles

Please review section 1169 of the Codified Ordinance before posting signs around the village. Unauthorized signs on village property will be removed. There is a link to the Codified Ordinances on the Ordinance page.

Please feel free to contact the Village office at 440-834-4474 or e-mail 1villageofburton@sbcglobal.net during office hours with any zoning questions.

Board of Zoning Appeals

Paul Emch, President
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A. J. Bissell
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Al Tolchinsky
Tom Blair, Council Representative

Burton Village Ordinances

Walter H. Drane Co. Website

Click on the link above to view the Village ordinances. Another screen will pop up. Click on the file folder to the left of the screen next to Burton, Ohio. This will bring up the different sections of the Village ordinances. If you are looking for something specific, go to the quick search tool bar at the top of the page.

Burton Village Residents and Contractors

Please be aware that no person, firm or corporation having cause to perform work necessitating the involvement of a portion of the sidewalks, roadways, water systems, and/or sewer systems of the Village shall do so without applying for a Mayors Permit through the Village Office. This application will include detailing the nature of the work contemplated, the method of work, the remedial work planned, the starting date and the anticipated completion date. Please call or stop by the Village office before any work is started to avoid penalties. For more information, refer to Burton Village Codified Ordinance 901. Click on link for the Contractor Registration Form for CCA.

Signs

Attention Village Residents:  Yard Signs, All Types

Please note that all signs must be on the "yard" sign of the sidewalk in front of your house (vs. the "street" side of the sidewalk, which is the Village Right Of Way), or, if you have no sidewalk, signs must be placed  at least 15 feet from the edge of the road into your yard.  All signs in the Village Right of Way will be removed.

Attention Burton Village Business Owners

All temporary-type signs (sandwich board type signs, or signs on metal rods) must be taken into your establishment each evening.  You may place them outside again in the morning.

Recent Zoning Permits

  • Permit 1019-18 ~ Dowen, Laura - adding roof over existing deck - 14555 Hickox St., approved 8/20/18
  • Permit 1018-18 ~ Ahrens, Justin and Eve - HDARB - new metal roof - 14629 E. Park St., conditionally approved - if standing seam installation is used, 8/20/18
  • Permit 1017-18 ~ Dowen, Laura - HDARB - adding roof over existing deck - 14555 Hickox St., approved 8/20/18
  • Permit 1016-18 ~ Sladek, Dean - adding screen porch on deck - 14526 Dean Court, approved 8/20/18
  • Permit 1014-18 ~ Burton Public Library - HDARB - roof vents - 14588 W. Park St., in progress
  • Permit 1013-18 ~ Genske, David - HDARB - siding - 13889 Cook St., approved 6/18/18
  • Permit 1012-18 ~ Brogan, Scott & Kathy - pool - 14876 S. Cheshire St., approved 5/31/18
  • Permit 1011-18 ~ Brogan, Scott & Kathy - Deck - 14876 S. Cheshire St., approved 5/31/18
  • Permit 1010-18 ~ Keenan, Debra - HDARB - windows - 13743 Spring St., approved 5/7/18
  • Permit 1009-18 ~ Sherry, Duane & Rachel - signage - 14530 N. Cheshire St., approved 5/7/18
  • Permit 1008-18 ~ Sherry, Duane & Rachel - HDARB - signage - 14530 N. Cheshire St.  approved  5/7/18
  • Permit 1007-18 ~ McGranahan, Tom & Kelly - pool - 14747 S. Cheshire, approved 4/20/18
  • Permit 1006-18 ~ Hornak, Ross - HDARB - renovation - former Burton Fox Inn, approved 4-15-18
  • Permit 1005-18 ~ Rundo, Nick - addition - 14590 Hickox, approved 4/2/18
  • Permit 1004-18 ~ Rundo, Nick- addition - 14590 Hickox St., approved 4/2/18
  • Permit 1003-18 ~ Ronyak, Scott - HDARB - siding, windows, roof - 14563 E. Park, approved 4/2/18
  • Permit 1002-18 ~ Brown, Cory - lot split - 14004 E. Center, not approved 3/21/18. Public Hearing set for 4/26/18 - BZA
  • Permit 1001-18 ~ Hansel, Franz - electric fence - 13717 W. Center, approved 1/22/18