ZoningA 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.
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
Tim Stanley – 740-373-8119
Jim Wark – 740-373-8097
Larry Sloter – 740-568-0273
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
Nancy Burnett Clerk – 740-373-3557
The Zoning Inspector can instruct residents on whether changes to their property will require review by the Zoning Bo
Jay Huck -740-525-6607