Chardon Township

Est. 1812

Geauga County

Chardon Township Zoning

Zoning Inspector: Donald C. Mohney

  • Phone: (440) 463-1253
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Zoning Secretary: Linda Kerry

  • Phone (216) 246-0965

Chardon Township Zoning Information

Chardon Township is divided into three main types of zoning districts:

  • R-1 Residential Zoning District (5 acres per single family detached dwelling)
  • R-2 Residential Zoning District (3 acres per single family detached dwelling)
  • C-1 General Commercial (Commercial Activity, Residences must comply with the nearest neighboring residential district)

To determine which district regulations affect your property, click on the link below for Chardon Township's current Zoning map.

Chardon Township Zoning Map

Please contact the Zoning Inspector every time you start a building project to obtain the proper permits and to make sure the project meets all use, setback specifications, and dimensional requirements. Permits are required for

  • Homes - Primary Residence
  • Covered Porches
  • Garages
  • Accessory Buildings (i.e. Tool Sheds, Storage Buildings)
  • Additions
  • Pools
  • Home Occupations
  • Wind System Devices
  • Various Signs per Article X

Chardon Township Zoning Boards

Click on the links below to find out about the Zoning Boards of Chardon Township:

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