Upcoming Events

12/6/2021 6:00 PM Historic District Review Board
12/6/2021 6:30 PM Tree Commission
12/14/2021 7:00 PM BPA Meeting

Fall Leaf Collection

Leaf collection will begin when an abundant amount of leaves begin to fall and continue until December 10th. Leaves should be raked very close to the curb but not around mailboxes, telephone poles and street signs.  Flower bed and  garden debris will not be accepted. Please bag leaves in a biodegradable bag if you have additional leaves beyond December 10th and call the Street Department at 834-8810 for pickup.

CCR Report now available 


Positions Available:

Seeking Street Laborer

The Village of Burton is seeking qualified individuals to fill the full time position as Street Department Laborer. Applicants must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, high school diploma or GED.Duties include lawn maintenance, snow removal, light excavation, etc.Hours may vary including weekends and night when required. A background in landscape, tree care, concrete, paving or excavation is preferred.Benefits include OPERS, 2 weeks vacation after 1 year, and paid medical. Submissions are due by 4PM on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Interested persons may submit a resume and cover letter identifying qualifications to villageofburton@sbcglobal.net or mail to:

Village of Burton

Attn: Personnel Committee

P.O. Box 408

Burton, Ohio 44021

The Village of Burton is in an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


The Village of Burton is seeking qualified individuals for

Water/Wastewater Operator

Full Time Position

Pay dependent upon certification and experience

Posted June 4, 2021 until filled.

Job Description

Under general supervision of the Utilities Supervisor, operates treatment plant in accordance with EPA regulations and requirements and maintains related equipment. Performs task related to the repair of equipment; maintenance of buildings and grounds and other related maintenance task of the Village of Burton Treatment Facilities and their connecting infrastructure as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of operations and maintenance of wastewater/water treatment facilities and mechanical and electrical equipment.

Skill in use of basic laboratory equipment and hand tools; power tools/equipment.

Ability to understand and follow operating instructions; conduct routine sampling procedures and laboratory analysis; perform calculations and perform a variety of manual labor tasks including working indoors and outdoors environments; lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Working in confined spaces, climbing ladders and at times regular sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work. Ability to work overtime, weekends and on call as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Currently have Ohio EPA wastewater class I certification or be able to obtain a class I certification within 1 year of employment in both Water and Wastewater.
  • Pass a physical, as well as a drug test and background check.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license

Benefits include OPERS, 2 weeks’ vacation after 1 year, and paid medical.


Interested persons may submit a resume and cover letter identifying qualifications, to villageofburton@sbcglobal.net or mail to:

Village of Burton

P.O. Box 408

Burton, Ohio 44021

The Village of Burton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 Reminder on what is recyclable and what is NOT recyclable:

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Geauga County Special Collectionsfor 2021

Please be advised:

Our Burton Utility Department will be marking utility lines on lawns and streets Monday through Friday during normal business hours. If you have any questions or concerns please call the Village Office.

Please note:  The Board of Public Affairs recently updated the Rules and Regulations to state that any water and sewer bill not paid by the due date (a delinquent account) AND with a balance of $300 or greater will have services shut off. Payment plans are available to anyone who is having trouble paying their water/sewer bill. If you are making regularly scheduled payments on a payment plan, your account is not delinquent.


The Village of Burton has teamed up with Waste Management to offer Burton Village residents a Single Hauler Trash Program that became effective April 1, 2019. All residents will automatically be enrolled in the standard service level of a 96-gallon trash cart and a 64-gallon recycle cart at a rate of $17.98 per month. To choose a different service level, be sure to contact the Village Office at 440-834-4474. A senior rate is available. Also available is "low volume bag service." Recycling will take place every two weeks. All standard service level customers will get a recycle tote; bag customers have the option of adding recycling service at a rate of $5.00/month. Single Hauler Trash (Waste Management) Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Recycling Schedule

Waste Management Recycling Website

The 2021 Arbor Day celebration was held Saturday, October 9th in the Village Park from 10 AM to 12 PM. 

(left to right) Burton Mayor Joe Hernandez, Arborist Debbie Palmisano, and Tree Commission member Matt Markiewicz during Arbor Day 2018.


The Village of Burton is on Facebook. Check us out!

Mayor's Permit Required

Burton Village Residents and Contractors Working Within the Village

Please be aware that no person, firm or corporation having cause to perform work necessitating the involvement of a portion of the sidewalks, roadways, water systems, and/or sewer systems of the Village shall do so without applying for a Mayor's Permit through the Village Office. This includes having work done on your property that may impact the water/sewer lines that are there. This application will include detailing the nature of the work contemplated, the method of work, the remedial work planned, the starting date and the anticipated completion date. Please call or stop by the Village Office before any work has begun to avoid penalties.

Application for Mayor's Permit

Tree Work & Removal Permit

Tree Ordinance for The Village of Burton

Right of ways for the Burton Village

Attention Snow Plow Drivers

Snow PlowBurton Village Codified Ordinances 733.01

Permit required.


“A Mayor’s Permit shall be obtained before any person is permitted to plow snow within the Village. Said permit shall require a fee of five dollars ($5.00). Said permit shall be valid from October 1 through April 30, and shall be effective for one season only.”

Permits available in the Village Offices, second floor.


Burton Alert

Burton Village Emergency Notification System (not the same as Geauga Alerts!)

Alert SignBurton Village’s new emergency notification system, Burton Alert, enables you to receive, at no extra charge*, informational messages from the Village in the event of an emergency.  The information sent through Burton Alert is intended to help keep you informed should the Village experience a significant event such as a water main break, boil alert, public health emergency, weather emergency, etc.  Messages may cover such subjects as safety alerts and directions on what to do; the location of a shelter; evacuation orders; debris removal information; and the Village’s response to an emergency.  You can receive either a phone call or text message to a designated number, AND an email.

You can apply on-line by downloading the Burton Alert Sign Up Form, complete it, and press the "Submit" button on the form.

*Individual text charges may apply depending on your mobile carrier.

Geauga Alerts!

Sign up for Geauga Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather condition, a text message alert will be sent to the phone number provided. **PLEASE N0TE: Geauga Alerts! and Burton Alert are not the same thing.  Signing up for Geauga Alerts! does not mean you are automatically signed up for Burton Alert.  Geauga Alerts! is for Geauga County, and Burton Alert is for Burton Village, only.

To reach the registration page go to the Sheriff's Office page (http://www.sheriff.co.geauga.oh.us/) and select “Geauga Public Alerts”.

The direct URL is http://entry.inspironlogistics.com/geauga_county_oh/wens.cfm