Permits for the construction of single-family houses in Sylvania Township are well above the number of such permits issued at the same six-month point compared to last year. Permits issued during the first six months of this year have totaled 71, compared to the 49 issued at the same time in the previous year. Using last
A proposal for establishing a property maintenance code has been submitted to the Sylvania Township trustees for their consideration. The code is meant to address such exterior property issues as broken windows, holes or breaks in exterior walls, and the general condition of chimneys, roofs, and other factors. Daryl Graus, manager of the Sylvania Township
Sylvania Township is considering the adoption of a Property Maintenance Code (PMC) for the Township. The Board of Trustees have initiated a ninety-day period for public review and welcome input on the proposed code. Please feel free to study the attachments below and provide your comments on the proposed PMC. Please direct comments to; Daryl
The Sylvania Area Joint Recreational District has been granted a conditional use permit for the construction of a recreation and community center by the Sylvania Township Board of Zoning Appeals. The permit is only applicable in an S-1 zoning district and SAJRD has applied for a change to that zoning classification. That issue will be
At the halfway mark in Sylvania Township’s fiscal year, the township’s budget is in good shape, according to a report submitted to the township trustees, by Dave Simko, township fiscal officer. Mr. Simko praised department heads and “really, all the employees for keeping expenditures in mind and trying to reduce them where possible.” The township’s
Demand is strong through the first half of 2021, according to figures from the township office of zoning and planning. Daryl Graus, manager of the department, said that through June there have been 71 such permits issued, compared to 49 at the same point in 2020. The numbers declined at least for a portion of
Sylvania Township police in mid-July arrested a total of three people in two separate incidents of the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles. In both instances, police were alerted to the thefts by “alert, involved citizens,” according to Sylvania Township Police Chief Paul Long. The chief said that in the first case, the owner of
It’s the time of year when neighborhood get-togethers in the form of block parties increase, according to Rob Nash, superintendent of the Sylvania Township road and service department. Mr. Nash said the department will deliver street barricades to an applicant for use during a block party, but he will also deliver a word of caution. “The
The City of Sylvania has a Sanitary Sewer Project starting in August that will impact travel for Township residents and businesses. There will be travel restrictions/closures on Sylvania, McCord, and Central Avenue. Please direct any questions or comments to the City of Sylvania Department of Public Service at 419-885-8965 or by email to the Deputy
Sylvania Township trustees have authorized registration to receive funding under the American Rescue Plan Act. It is estimated that the township could receive as much as slightly more than $3,1 million. The trustees have designated township administrator, Oliver Turner, to be the authorizing official and make the necessary submissions to the Ohio Office of Budget
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