The Burton Village Council would like to interview interested candidates for an open seat on Council.Prospective candidates must be a Village Residents for more than 6 months and be eligible to vote.The opening is for the seat vacated by Craig Ronyak, and will fill his unexpired term ending Dec 31 2021.Candidates are invited to send a letter of interest and brief biography to Village of Burton Council Seat, PO BOX 408, Burton OH 44021 or email will meet with candidates at the Council meeting of 9 April 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Council meeting room, 2nd floor of the Burton Public Library.

REMINDER: Water/Sewer payments are due by Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Burton Village Community Garden

Fresh vegetables are wholesome and delicious!Village residents can get their very own 12x12 garden plot, on Geauga County Historical Society grounds, for the 2018 growing season! Plant, tend and reap the rewards as you make 2018 a year of healthy eating! Plots are available on a first come, first served basis.Reserve your space before April 15, by calling Century Village at 440-834-1492, or Joyce Blair at 440-834-0803.Bon Appetite!


Reminder: Water/Sewer bills are due on March 21st to avoid late penalties.

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

CCA Tax Assistance - Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2-8:00 pm. Contact the Village Office to reserve your spot today!

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 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

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, 2017 through April 30, 2018, 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.

Sign up forms will be included in the August/September newsletter as well as in the August water bills. Forms will also be available in the Village Office soon. Plans are for the new system to be live on October 2, 2017.

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 ( and select “Geauga Public Alerts”.

The direct URL is