A portion of Muskingum Township is divided into a zoning district as shown on the zoning map. The objective of  Muskingum Township zoning is to protect the area from unrestricted development. The township created a Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals in 1954. Each group has five members who serve a five-year, staggered term basis. Members are appointed by trustees.

Zoning Board

The Zoning Board creates zoning regulations and makes recommendations on amendments for zoning changes that are directed to trustees for a final decision. The township has zoning for residential, commercial and industrial uses.

Members of the Zoning Board are:

Eric Reed, President
Mike Faust    
Larry Sloter
Tim Stanley 
Jim Wark
Nancy Burnett, Clerk

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals considers requests from residents seeking "area" and/or "use" variances from current regulations.

Members of the Board of Zoning Appeals are:

Bill Hess - President
Mike Johnson
Larry Slater
Dick Taylor
Nathan Whitacre
Nancy Burnett, Clerk

Zoning Inspector

The Zoning Inspector can instruct residents on whether changes to their property will require review by the Zoning Board.

The Zoning Inspector :

Jay Huck

Zoning Resolution Link