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3038 Boston Mills Road

Brecksville, Ohio • 44141
Welcome to Richfield Township


Welcome to Richfield Township

Richfield Township Administration Office and the Service Department is located at 3038 Boston Mills Road, Brecksville, Ohio 44141. 

The Administration Office is typically open between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and the Service Department is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

The Administration Office will be short staffed and may be closed periodically between September 27 and October 22, 2021. Please call before stopping by to ensure someone is available at 330-659-4700. Residents may leave a voice mail and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate department. 

Staff Contact Information

Administrator Ms. Mindy Remec  m.remec@richfield-twp.org

Zoning Inspector Ms. Patricia Ryan  p.ryan@richfield-twp.org

Service Department Foreman Mr. Jerry Schall   j.schall@richfield-twp.org

 

SIMPLE RECYCLING has temporarily discontinued service.

Simple Recycling has partnered with DonateStuff.com to ensure textiles and clothing can still be picked up for reuse. Visit DonateStuff.com to schedule a pickup.

 

ZONING INFORMATION....................

RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP ZONING DISTRICTS

RTWP ZONING REGULATIONS (REVISED & UPDATED 04-19-20)

RTWP COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN (ADOPTED 12.1.2011)

Open Zoning Board Positions

Appointment to a township board provides an opportunity for residents to serve in a leadership position while providing valued professional service to the community. The zoning boards are each composed of five full members and two alternate members who reside in the township. Members are appointed by the Board of Trustees and meet as applications require or at the call of the chairperson, generally one evening per month. Full members serve rotating five-year terms; alternate members serve one-year terms and there are no term limits.

The Board of Zoning Appeals acts in a quasi-judicial capacity, rendering decisions on zoning variance and conditional use requests and appeals of the zoning inspector’s determinations. The Board holds regular meetings on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Positions for one full member and one alternate member are open.

The Zoning Commission acts in a review capacity, making recommendations for amendments to the text of the zoning regulations or the zoning map (rezoning). The Commission holds regular meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Positions for three full members and one alternate member are open.

To pursue serving on one of the boards, submit a letter of interest and/or résumé to:Richfield Township Board of Trustees, 3038 Boston Mills Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141 or email m.remec@richfield-twp.org.

 

SERVICE DEPARTMENT NEWS....................    

The Service Department hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Road Opening Permit - The Board of Trustees has established a Road Opening Permit and Regulations for any work done in a township road right-of-way. Click here for the permit application and regulations. Call Service Department Foreman Jerry Schall at 330-659-4700 or j.schall@richfield-twp.org for more information.

 

   DID YOU KNOW?  The township provides green, reflective address markers at no charge for safety and emergency situations.  If you need a marker please click here for more information.  

 

  

The Richfield Joint Recreation District (RJRD) holds regular meetings on the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Richfield Masonic Hall, 3750 Grant Street, Richfield, Ohio 44286. For  information on the RJRD click here to be directed to the district's website.   

 

WASTE AND RECYCLING....................    

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR RUMPKE CURBSIDE RECYCLING, CLICK HERE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CURBSIDE TRASH AND THE RECYCLING PROGRAM CLICK Waste and Recycle Removal  OR under the Departments tab go to Waste and Recycle Removal.

Extra Simple Recycling bags are available at the administration office.

 

TOWNSHIP FIREARM DISCHARGING & HUNTING INFORMATION....................

   Hunting in the township is permitted with certain conditions. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Summit County Ordinances and the Ohio Administrative Code provide the rules and regulations. Click here to go to the Police Department section of the website for Firearm and Hunting information and applicable links to these agencies for the latest and up to date information. 

 

EMERGENCY PREPARATION....................

To prepare for an emergency the following link is the basic plan of the Summit County Emergency Plan dated October 2012.  For the entire plan, click on this link:  https://co.summitoh.net/index.php/emergency-operations-plan

 

 

 

The Website is updated as frequently as possible with the latest information.  But for those infrequent times when there is either technical issues or a delay, please call the Administration Office.    

 

 

 


 

Quick Links 

Please note that the following meeting minutes are not the official minutes. Approved and signed minutes along with items entered into the record are retained in the RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS book.  They are available for public viewing at the Administration Office.

Trustee and BZA meetings may be recorded with the exception of Executive Sessions. Copies of audio recordings may be obtained by calling the Administration Office.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustee will hold one Regular Meeting each month: the first Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  Special Meetings will be held as needed and agendas will be posted in advance. Meetings are held at the Administration & Service Department Building located at 3038 Boston Mills Road, Brecksville, Ohio  44141.  For more information regarding a meeting, please call the Administration Office at 330-659-4700.  

Learn More About the Board of Trustees.  

Trustee Agendas and Meeting Minutes 
June 3, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
June 7, 2021 Special Meeting, AGENDA. MINUTES.
June 24, 2021 Rescheduled Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
July 1, 2021 Meeting Rescheduled 
August 5, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
August 19, 2021 Special Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
Sept. 2, 2021 Regular Meeting Cancelled: AGENDA.
Sept. 23, 2021 Rescheduled Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.

2021 Trustee Resolutions: RESOLUTIONS TO DATE

 

ZONING COMMISSION

Zoning Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. when there is new or continued business on the agenda.
Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes.  To Learn More About the ZC. 
  
Zoning Commission Agendas and Meeting Minutes
April 8, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 13, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
June 10, 2021: Meeting Cancelled   AGENDA.
July 8, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
August 12, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
September 9, 2021 Regular Meeting Cancelled
October 14, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES. 

 

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. when there is new or continued business on the agenda.

Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes. Learn More About the BZA.  

 
Board of Zoning Appeals Agendas and Meeting Minutes
March 15, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
April 19, 2021:   meeting cancelled
May 17, 2021:   meeting cancelled
June 21, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
July 19, 2021: AGENDA.  MINUTES.
August 16, 2021: AGENDA. MINUTES.
September 20, 2021: AGENDA. MINUTES. 
October 18, 2021: AGENDA. MINUTES.
 
 
JOINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
August 11, 2020 Meeting: AGENDA
 
 
 
FOR ALL OTHER AGENDAS AND MINUTES, PLEASE GO TO "SEARCH" ON THE HOME PAGE.
The SEARCH ENGINE found at the top right hand corner or the bottom left/center corner of the page may also be used to search all of the information listed above.    

 

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