Zoning Department

Zoning Inspector: Frank Melito



Requirements for Zoning Permits

A Zoning Permit is required if you are constructing, enlarging, renovating, building a garage, shed, fence, pool, and signs, you are required to obtain a permit. If you have any questions whether a permit is required, please contact the Zoning Department at (330) 854-7118.

Permits may be obtained at the Lawrence Township Hall, 5828 Manchester Ave NW Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mon. – Thurs. Closed Friday.

Building Permits:
Building permits are required for commercial and some residential construction. The Stark County Building Department is located at 7235 Whipple Ave., NW Suite A, Canton, Ohio 44720 and should be contacted to determine if a permit is needed for your project at (330) 451-1770.

Health Department:
Septic permits for new construction are required in areas where sewer is not available. The Health Department also requires the review of any addition to a structure located in an area where septic is used. To determine if the location of your addition or alteration will affect your existing septic system, contact 493-9904.

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