Welcome to Franklin Township


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

The Zoning Commission consists of five residents of the township appointed by the township trustees to serve staggered five year terms. The Zoning Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the township trustees concerning the interpretation and application of the township zoning resolution and comprehensive plan, as well as conducting hearings and requested district changes and initiating amendments to the zoning resolution. The Zoning Commission should be also involved in planning activities in their area and in keeping the township trustees informed of their deliberations.

The following residents make up the Zoning Commission: 

Jim Hoberg,  President
Rusty Arnold
Jim Ritchey
Pat Tavener
Barb Perry