Full list of Zoning forms and applications 

Origins of Zoning
In 1953 the Ohio General Assembly adopted House Bill 1, which provided the authority for townships to establish zoning, effective October 1st of that year. On 1953, Jerome Township Trustees adopted a resolution declaring the intent to proceed with township zoning for unincorporated areas under sections 512.02 to 519.25 of the Ohio Revised Code, having received petitions containing signatures of a sufficient number of qualified voters.

Trustees adopted a second resolution adopting the zoning code on 1972, to be effective after ratification by the electorate. Voters approved the code.

Jerome Township Trustees adopted zoning for Jerome Township in an effort to foster good planning, strengthen community appearance and enhance the quality of life for its residents. The Zoning Department is responsible for enforcement of the Zoning Code within the unincorporated area of the township, issuing permits, assisting residents and property owners with zoning and land use questions and for providing informational assistance to the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.

Jerome Township is a member of the Logan Union Champaign (LUC) Regional Planning Commission.


Zoning Clerk

Jerome Township Zoning Office

9777 Industrial Parkway

Plain City, Ohio  43064

Telephone:  614-873-4480 Ext. 102

Fax:  614-873-8664

E-mail:  Jeromezclerk@aol.com


Zoning Commission

The Zoning Commission generally meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Hall located at 9777 Industrial Parkway, Plain City, Ohio. Dates and times are subject to change. Check the calendar for the latest information.

Zoning Commission Members

Tracey Guerin – Chairman

Kermit Morse – Vice Chairman

Aaron Wright

Jeff Rymer

Ken Gordon

John Ward – Alternate

Board of Zoning Appeals

Marcia Bashnagel – Chairman

Bill Milesky – Vice Chairman

Gary Hostetler

Richard Coglianese

Gene Phelps


Zoning Inspector

Mark Spagnuolo

Mark Spagnuolo may be contacted at the Jerome Township Hall. 614-873-4480, Ex. 101