Zoning Commission


The Township Zoning Commission consists of five residents appointed by the Trustees to five-year terms. The terms are staggered so the term of one member expires each year. The Zoning Commission meets regularly for the purpose of developing and maintaining a plan regulating land use within the Township. This plan, set forth both in texts and maps, indicates permitted and prohibited uses of all land within the Township. Actions of the Zoning Commission are subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.


Application submittals for the Copley Township Zoning Commission are presented as follows: 

  1. Application submitted to the Department of Community & Economic Development.
  2. Copley Township Zoning Commission submits the application to Summit County Planning Commission for a recommendation.
  3. The application presented at the Summit County Planning Commission.
  4. Summit County Planning Commission makes a recommendation to the Copley Township Zoning Commission.
  5. Copley Township Zoning Commission conducts a Public Hearing on the application.
  6. Copley Township Zoning Commission makes a recommendation to the Board of Trustees.
  7. The  Board of Trustees conduct a Hearing on the application and issue a final determination. If approved by the Board of Trustees, the amendment goes into effect 30 days after the approval.

Regular Meetings

Regular meetings of the Zoning Commission are held on the first Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Meetings are held at the Copley Township Town Hall in the North Room. Town Hall is located at 1540 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley OH 44321.

Per the Ohio Revised Code (ORC), all proposed text and map amendments are subject to a public review conducted by the Summit County Planning Commission.

For information regarding meetings of the Summit County Planning Commission, please visit https://co.summitoh.net/index.php/departments/community-a-economic-development/planning

Zoning Commission Meeting Date Summit County Planning Submittal Deadline Date Summit County Planning Meeting Date
January 2, 2020 December 17, 2019 January 23, 2020
February 6, 2020 January 28, 2020 February 27, 2020
March 5, 2020 February 25, 2020 March 26, 2020
April 2, 2020 March 24, 2020 April 30, 2020
May 7, 2020 April 28, 2020 May 28, 2020
June 4, 2020 May 26, 2020 June 25, 2020
July 2, 2020 June 23, 2020 July 30, 2020
August 6, 2020 July 28, 2020 August 27, 2020
September 3, 2020 August 25, 2020 September 24, 2020
October 1, 2020 September 22, 2020 October 22, 2020
November 5, 2020 October 20, 2020 November 19, 2020
December 3, 2020 November 17, 2020 December 17, 2020


  • Sylvia Chinn-Levy
  • Bill Daniel
  • Robert Kocsis*
  • Jane Scott
  • John Heer



  • James Berry
  • William Albright

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and related documents are available prior to the meeting. Minutes are presented in both draft and approved form online.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes