The Board of Zoning Appeals Public Hearing Scheduled for tomorrow, February 21st, has been canceled.  It will be rescheduled for a later date.

Public Hearing Notice:

Notice is hereby given that the Burton Village Board of Public Affairs will conduct a special meeting that will include a Public Hearing on motions which would modify sections 119, 202 and 303 of the Board of Public Affairs Rules and Regulations to change from quarterly billing to monthly billing.The special meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 26th at 7:00 pm, in the Village Offices, 2nd floor, Burton Pubic Library.

The Resolutions proposing these amendments to the Board of Public Affairs Rules and Regulations will be available for examination at the Burton Village Offices, 2nd Floor, Burton Public Library, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm through February 26, 2019.

After the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the matter will be submitted to the Board of Public Affairs for its action.

Resolutions can be found below:

Resolution 2019-07 

Resolution 2019-08

Resolution 2019-09

The Village of Burton has teamed up with WasteManagement to offer Burton Village residents a Single Hauler Trash Program that will become 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 $16.50 per month. **To choose a different service level, be sure to return the postcard you'll be receiving from WasteManagement in the coming days.** A senior rate is available. Also available is "low volume bag service."  Recycling will take place every 2 weeks. All standard service level customers will get a recycle tote; bag customers have the option of adding recycling service at a rate of $4.50/month. More information here.

***Tentative plans are to have the new system in place in time for the billing that is sent out at the end of February. ****  

Exciting news, Village Residents! Tired of misplacing your Utility bill? Would you like your utility bill emailed to you, instead? Maybe you'd like to log in and view your current (or past!) bills, online. Soon you will be able to view and/or print your utility bills online; set up ACH recurring payments; pay be e-check; and/or pay over the phone! We will also be taking credit card payments online, or in person (when paying online using a credit card or e-check, there are nominal fees charged by our third party processor). More info to follow!

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 $500 or greater will have services shut off s (please note: the bill must be LATE AND OVER $500).  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.   


November 8, 2018 -- The Village has become aware that our website is not fully ADA compliant with the latest standards. Please be aware that we are working to improve our accessibility standards. If you have any particular issues or problems accessing, viewing or reading the website, please contact Lisa Hernandez, 440-834-4474, or email  Thank you for your patience as we make this important transition to serve you better!


The Welton Cemetery Map is now online here.      



Mayor Joe Hernandez, Village Arborist Debbie Palmisano and Tree Commission member Matt Markiewicz handed out free Golden Rain seedings during Arbor Day 2018, held on October 13, in the Village Park. Despite the rain and cold temperatures, everyone had a wonderful time! Mayor Hernandez is seen here, reading the Arbor Day Proclamation.

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

2017 Consumer Confidence Report


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

WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)


Upcoming Events

Council Meeting, 7:00 pm - CANCELED
Start Date/Time:
Monday, December 24, 2018 7:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Monday, December 24, 2018 8:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

This Council Meeting has been canceled.

Owned by Lisa Hernandez On Monday, July 23, 2018

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

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