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 recommendation.
  3. 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 3, 2019 December 18, 2018 January 24, 2019
February 7, 2019 January 22, 2019 February 28, 2019
March 7, 2019 February 26, 2019 March 28, 2019
April 4, 2019 March 26, 2019 April 25, 2019
May 2, 2019 April 23, 2019 May 30, 2019
June 6, 2019 May 28, 2019 June 27, 2019
July 11, 2019 June 25, 2019 July 25, 2019
August 1, 2019 July 23, 2019 August 29, 2019
September 5, 2019 August 27, 2019 September 26, 2019
October 3, 2019 September 24, 2019 October 24, 2019
November 7, 2019 October 22, 2019 November 21, 2019
December 5, 2019 November 19, 2019 December 19, 2019


  • Tim Couch
  • Bill Daniel
  • Robert Kocsis
  • Jane Scott
  • John Heer


  • James Berry
  • Sylvia Chinn-Levy

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