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George Beckham

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Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Zoning is designed to protect the health, safety and, welfare of those living in a community. Most zoning regulations are a matter of common sense, and help to make sure that people use their property in such a way that it is not detrimental to those living in the same area, or to the community as a whole.

Almost all construction, from fences and decks to homes and businesses, requires a zoning permit. A complete copy of the zoning code can either be downloaded from this site or purchased for a nominal fee at the zoning office.

In addition to the Zoning Inspector, Coventry Township has two appointed boards who deal with zoning related issues. The Zoning Commission holds meetings and public hearings for all changes to the Zoning Resolution. The Board of Zoning Appeals may grant variances for the zoning code after a public hearing is held. All adjacent property owners are notified if a request for a variance is made, and have the opportunity to state their opinions or concerns at the public hearing.



April 4 , 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Click here
for the legal ad published in the March 24th Edition of The Suburbanite.

Click on the links below for individual hearing information

2017-05 - Scheetz, Inc. - 20 W. Waterloo Rd.
Requesting a Conditional Use approval for a car wash.

2017-06 - Michael & Michelle Rollins - 3221 E. State St.
Requesting additional garage floor space of 432 sq. feet for a 34 x 40 detached garage.

2017-07 - Stephen Misalko - 4000 Manchester Road and Lake Vista Rd.
Requesting a variance of 9,000 sq. feet to subdivide an existing thru lot parcel in a Residential 1 District.

2017-08 - Gardner Pie Company - 191 Logan Parkway
Requesting approval for an additional entrance on to Logan Parkway for the existing front parking lot.

2017-09 - Mike Maynard - 2125 S. Plaza Dr.
Requesting additional garage floor space of 812 sq. feet and an additional height of 1 foot 11 inches for a 24 x 50 detached garage.

2017-10 - John & Carol Ambrose - 3643 Dean Dr.
Requesting additional garage floor space of 792 sq. feet for a 30 x 40 detached garage.



Coventry Township Board of Trustees
Notice of Public Hearing - Feb. 9, 2017

Click here for the legal ad printed in the January 27th Edition of The Suburbanite.

The Coventry Township Trustees will hold a Public Hearing in the Coventry Township Townhall at 68 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, Oh. (Behind the Fire Station) at 7:00 P.M. Tuesday January 17, 2017, to consider the following text changes to the following:

These text changes were approved by the Zoning Commission at a Public Hearing on January 17, 2017. Please click here for the Zoning Commision voting record.



Door to Door Solicitation and Parking Lot Sales No Longer Permitted in Coventry

Due to a large number of complaints by residents and business owners the Coventry Township Zoning Commission and Board of Trustees recently adopted regulations which no longer permit sales or soliciting orders by going “door to door” in neighborhoods and or “Transient Vendors” from setting up in parking lots and selling products.

Please contact the Zoning Office or the Summit County Sheriff if a door to door vendor comes through your neighborhood.

Groups operating under Non Profit Status are permitted to conduct door to door solicitations, but must register at the Zoning Office.