Welcome to Franklin Township


13200 Fairview Rd
Newark, OH 43056
740-323-4228

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is a five-member administrative body. They are appointed by the township trustees to serve staggered five year terms. The function of the BZA is to hear appeals from decisions of the Zoning Inspector and to consider requests for variances and conditional uses as outlined in the Township Zoning Resolution.

The following residents make up the BZA: 

Judy Rayburn, Chairperson
Anita Chirdon
Stacy Orsborn 
Bruce Parrish 
Tim Winkler