pLANNING & Zoning department
Operating under the Public Service Department, the Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for approving the use and location of all structures located within the City of Tallmadge.
Primarily the Planning and Zoning Department handles permits for Residential and Commercial Properties, which include: Commercial Zoning Permit, Residential Zoning Permit, Accessory Use Permit (Shed, Fence, Deck), Street Opening/Right of Way Permit, Contractor Registration for those working in the Right of Way, Sign Permit, Peddler (Solicitor Permits), Water Permits, Sewer Permits, and Use and Occupancy Permit. All Zoning Applications can be found in the Zoning Forms Library.
In addition to processing applications and permits, the Planning and Zoning Department handles the process for major subdivision plans, appearance standards in the Design Control Overlay District, amendments to the zoning map, conditional zoning, minor lot splits, and other zoning requests.
The Planning and Zoning Department also handles zoning and property maintenance complaints within the community. If you have concerns about property maintenance and zoning violations, please reference the Tallmadge Codified Ordinances for more information.
REVISED Sign Regulations & Design Control District information available online:
Sign Regulations - Chapter 1183
Sign Regulation Administration & Enforcement, Design Control Overlay District & Recognized Heritage Structures and Design Criteria (Chapters 1135, 1175 & 1177)
Definitions for Sign Regulations (Chapter 1133.01)
Design Control Overlay District DESIGN GUIDEBOOK
DCOD Design Guidebook Appendix A (Colors)
The Zoning Map may be found on this website: Single Page Small Map / Four Page Large Map