**The online Village of Burton Ordinances are updated only once a year. There may be changes throughout the year, if there are any questions or concerns about the Ordinances, please contact the Village Office.**
Burton Village Zoning Inspector, Rick Gruber
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are planning remodeling, building, rebuilding or any type of construction on your property, to avoid penalties, call the Village office to see if a Zoning Application is required and the fee amount associated with your project. If an application is required, click on the above link for the appropriate form. Applications shall be submitted at the Village office with the proper fee. It will then be given to the Zoning Inspector who will approve, make changes or reject your project. If the Zoning Inspector does not approve your permit due to the plans not following current zoning, you can ask for a variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Variance Request Application
The Variance Request Form is to be filled out if you have requested to go before the Board of Zoning Appeals. The completed application, a check for the $65.00 application fee and a deposit of $500 for review and meeting fees will be required when requesting a variance to the Zoning Ordinances (see Zoning Ordinance 117.02). Applications and fees are accepted in Village Office on the second floor of the Burton Public Library, or mail it to Attention: BZA, P.O. Box 408, Burton, OH 44021. As soon as the proper fees and application are submitted, the BZA Clerk will set a Public Hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals. The Board meets on an as needed basis. Please review Zoning Ordinance 117.06(b) detailing what the Board looks at when granting a variance and have necessary information available for Hearing.
Conditional Use Application
The Conditional Use Application is to be filled out when you are permitted to apply for a conditional use through the Board of Zoning Appeals as stated under Zoning Ordinance 1135.03 Schedule of Uses. The completed application, a check for the $65 application fee and a deposit of $500 for review and meeting fees will be required when the application submitted. Applications and fees are accepted in the Village Office on the second floor of the Burton Public Library, or by mail to Attention: BZA, P.O. Box 408, Burton, OH 44021. As soon as the proper fees and application are submitted, the BZA Clerk will set a Public Hearing before the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board meets on an as needed basis.
Village of Burton Zoning Complaint Form
Burton Village Zoning Map
The Burton Village Zoning Map is a map of the current zoning districts in the Village of Burton.
Please be aware that the Village of Burton requires a permit if you are having a garage or yard sale: Garage Sale/Yard Sale Permit.
Attention Village Residents: Yard Signs, All Types
Please note that all signs must be on the “yard” sign of the sidewalk in front of your house (vs. the “street” side of the sidewalk, which is the Village Right Of Way), or, if you have no sidewalk, signs must be placed at least 15 feet from the edge of the road into your yard. All signs in the Village Right of Way will be removed.
Attention Burton Village Business Owners
All temporary-type signs (sandwich board type signs, or signs on metal rods) must be taken into your establishment each evening. You may place them outside again in the morning.
Please review section 1169 of the Codified Ordinance before posting signs around the village. Unauthorized signs on village property will be removed. There is a link to the Codified Ordinances on the Ordinance page.
Please feel free to contact the Village office at 440-834-4474 or e-mail email@example.com during office hours with any zoning questions.
Board of Zoning Appeals
Paul Emch, President
Tom Blair, Council Representative
Click on the link above to view the Village ordinances. Another screen will pop up. Click on the file folder to the left of the screen next to Burton, Ohio. This will bring up the different sections of the Village ordinances. If you are looking for something specific, go to the quick search tool bar at the top of the page.