Zoning

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
    740-350-8461    
Mike Faust    
    740-705-0457
Larry Sloter
        740-568-0273
Tim Stanley 
     
740-373-8119
Jim Wark
      740-373-8097
Nancy Burnett, Clerk
       740-373-3557

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
740-373-5350
Mike Johnson
740-374-2456
Larry Slater
740-374-3860
Dick Taylor
            740-373-0683
Nathan Whitacre
            740-568-0694
Nancy Burnett, Clerk
       740-373-3557

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
      740-525-6607


Zoning Resolution Link