Driveway Permit

Forms


Fees


The permit fee is $50.

Rules


The issuance of this Certificate of Zoning Compliance does not in any way supersede, alter or otherwise affect any other type of restriction pertaining to this property as may be found on the applicable plat, deed or elsewhere. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her/their proposed use meets all other public and private requirements, which may be imposed or otherwise affect the land, structure(s) and or use referenced herein. A final zoning inspection will be required of this property once the project is completed. Please contact the Zoning office at the number listed above to schedule this inspection.
Decorative Driveways: Township approved approach work in the right-of-way will be replaced with concrete or maximum reimbursement of $600.00

Development Standards


531.083  Driveway Development Standards in the R-1, R-2 and R-4 Residential Zoning Districts. A driveway in the R-1, R-2 and R-4 Residential Zoning Districts shall meet the following additional development standards: 1) Driveway Width. No driveway in an R-1, R-2 or R-4 Residential Zoning District shall exceed 20 feet in width at the street right-of-way line (except for curb returns), and 33 feet in width beyond the street right-of-way line. For purposes of this section, driveway width limitations are established to maintain a minimum of green space between a residential structure and a public right-of-way in R-1, R-2 and R-4 Residential Zoning Districts. 2) Number of Driveways. Each lot in an R-1, R-2 and R-4 Residential Zoning District shall contain one (1) driveway which has only one (1) point of ingress and egress. 3) The Driveway as an Accessory Use. No driveway shall be constructed on a lot unless the principal structure is located on the same lot. 4) Driveway Setback. Driveways may be permitted in required yards but shall have a setback of no less than three (3) feet from any property line, except where such driveways are developed jointly as a common drive to adjoining lots. 5) Turning Pads. All side load garages shall have a turning pad of no less than twenty-four (24) feet. 6) During and in the course of any township-initiated construction performed by the township or its designee, if a decorative driveway apron is removed, the property owner has two options: 1) it will be replaced with 6” of concrete or 2) the property owner can replace the apron on their own.

 Blacktop Driveways: minimum of 2 inches of asphalt with a good base.