Zoning Resolution Preamble

A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF VERMILION, ERIE COUNTY, OHIO, ENACTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 519, OHIO REVISED CODE, DIVIDING THE UNINCORPORTED PORTION OF THE TOWNSHIP INTO ZONES AND DISTRICTS, ENCOURAGING, REGULATION AND RESTRICTING THEREIN THE LOCATION, CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION ALTERATION AND USE OF STRUCTURES AND LAND; PROMOTING THE ORDERLY DEVELOPMENT OF RESIDNETIAL, BUSINESS, INDUSTRIAL, RECREATIONAL AND PUBLIC AREA; PROVIDING FOR ADEQUATE LIGHT, AIR AND CONVENIENCE OF ACCESS TO PROPERTY BY REGULATING THE USE OF LAND AND BUILDINGS AND THE BULK OF STRUCTURES IN RELATIONSHIP TO SURROUNDING PROPERTIES; LIMITING CONGESTION IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAYS; PROVIDING THE COMPATIBILITY OF DIFFERENT LAND USES AND THE MOST APPROPRIATE USE OF LAND; PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THIS RESOLUTION DEFINING THE POWERS AND DUTIES PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS IN THIS RESOLUTION OR ANY AMENDMENT THERETO, ALL FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY AND MORALS; AND FOR THE REPEAL THEREOF.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES OF VERMILION TOWNSHIP, ERIE COUNTY, STATE OF OHIO.

 

This Zoning Resolution applies to all land and to every structure or use of any land or structure lying within the boundaries of Vermilion Township, Erie County, Ohio, as those boundaries now exist or may hereafter be changed except land owned by this township.  Land owned by the United States of America, the state of Ohio, Erie County, and any and all other political, subdivisions, agencies, departments, boards or commissions thereof shall be subject to this resolution except and only to the extent expressly exempted by law.