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Start Date/Time: Monday, March 8, 2021 7:00 PM
End Date/Time: Monday, March 8, 2021 9:00 PM

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Public Hearing Notice

The Village of Burton Council will hold a Public Hearing at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 22, 2021 via zoom. Discussion will be held on rezoning of the newly created 2 acre parcel to the west of parcel 05-045321 (previously part of 13483 Kinsman Road) owned by Preston Real Estate from R-3 (Multiple Residence) to B-2 (Highway Business).
The public is welcome to discuss any questions or concerns during the hearing. Information for the proposed change is available for inspection at the Village Office located on the second floor of the Burton Public Library at 14588 West Park Street or email villageofburton@sbcglobal.net.

Zoom Meeting ID: 819 212 6928
Passcode: cisQn2

Council will be doing virtual meetings until further notice:

Meeting ID: 819 212 6928

Passcode: cisQn2

Point of Sales Inspection Application 

Resolution 2020-37 Point of Sales Inspection

Ownership Guidelines for Your Homes Electrical System

It is important to make sure generators are properly installed and operated to prevent health and safety risks for customers and our crews, here are some guidelines to make sure that the generators are installed and used properly: 

Village of Burton Residents:

Ohio EPA wanted to make community public water systems aware of financial assistance available to Ohioans who are behind on rent, mortgage, and water and/or sewer bills, as far back as April 1, 2020.  This assistance is being made available from the CARES Act through 47 Community Action Agencies throughout the state.

Details on eligibility and how Ohioans can apply for this assistance can be found at https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/pdf/10232020-home-relief-grant.pdf

Fall Leaf Collection

Leaf collection will begin when an abundant amount of leaves begin to fall and continue until  November 30th. 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 November and call the Street Department at 834-8810 for pickup.

The Village Office will be open to the public on July 6th. We recommend residents continue to use the payment drop box in the back parking lot but if you will be entering the building, we strongly encourage the use of a mask. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

CCR 2019 (Consumer Confidence Report)

Garage Sale procedures for the Village of Burton:

Practice social distancing by doing the following:

  1. Place posters encouraging social distancing for customers to see upon arrival and while shopping.
  2. Set up tables and chairs within 6 feet apart.
  3. Use heavy-duty tape to form a flow for customers to follow throughout the sale.
  4. Ask customers to stand in a line, while spread apart, during a high traffic times.

Clean all tables and chairs several times throughout the day.

  1. Make sure all merchandise is washed and dried and/or wiped down with a disinfectant product before placing on a table or chair for sale.
  2. Wipe down all tables and chairs using disinfectant at the end of the day or in the morning before the next day of the sale starts.
  • Wear masks and disposable gloves at all times during the sale.
  • Have hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol on tables and other places for customers to use.

 Reminder on what is recyclable and what is NOT recyclable:

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Exciting news, Village Residents! The Village of Burton now offers eBill and Bank Drafts. If you would like to sign up for eBill and/or Bank Drafts, the form is on the Water and Sewer page. Any questions call the Village of Burton office. 

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 $17.41 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 $5.33/month. Single Hauler Trash (Waste Management) Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Recycling Schedule

Waste Management Recycling Website


The 2020 Arbor Day celebration was held Saturday, October 10th 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!

WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)

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