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Position Available  

Zoning Secretary

Part-time “as needed” basis 3rd and 4th Tuesday evenings 8-10 hours monthly.

Word Processing

Record keeping

Summarize detailed information:

This position requires ability to document meeting minutes, listen to audio recording and summarize for Zoning meetings.

 Interested applicants send .pdf resume to the Zoning Inspector, Jim McFarland at jmcfarland@sciototownship.com.

Thank you!


Jim McFarland

Zoning Inspector

Scioto Township, Pickaway Co.

6752 SR 762

Commercial Point, OH  43116


614.877.4952 f





Current News




Zoning Commission time change:

Regulary scheduled meetings for the Zoning Commission will begin at 7pm during the months of January-March.






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 Zoning office hours:

Wednesdays 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Thursdays 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

For questions or to schedule an appointment please call (614) 877-4452

Township Meeting Day and Times:

1st and 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. November through March

1st and 3rd Thursday at 8:00 p.m. April through October





Boards, Applications and Documents


Zoning Commission

The Scioto Township Zoning Commission is composed of five Scioto Township residents of the unincorporated area who serve a five year term and an alternate member, all appointed by the Trustees.  The following is a list of the current board members and their term expiration dates:

·        Chair Mike Roese (through 2016)

·        Chris Beavers ( through 2017)

·        Mary Hamilton (through 2018)

·        Sandy Childers (through 2014)

·        Holly Powell (through 2015)

·        Alternate  Jason Taylor










The responsibilities of the Zoning Commission include reviewing and recommending changes to the Scioto Township Resolution and map. 

Meetings are held as needed on the third Tuesday of the month at 8:00 p.m.     

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Scioto Township Board of Zoning Appeals is composed of five Scioto Township residents of the unincorporated area, who are appointed by the Township Trustees to a five-year term.  The current Board members and their term expiration dates are:         

  •   Chair Rick Kulich (through 2018)

  •   Pearl Braskett (through 2016)

  •   John Reidy (through 2017)

  •      Don Lowry (through 2014)

  •   Angie Martin (through 2015)

  •   Alternate JoAnne Swisher

The authority of the Board of Zoning Appeals is established by the Ohio Revised Code and limited to hearing an appeal of an adverse ruling by the Township Zoning Department, a request for a variance from the Scioto Township Zoning Resolution, and a request for a conditional use as listed in each zoning district in the Zoning Resolution.

Meetings are held as needed on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M.

Zoning Fees

Click the link above to see a fee schedule for all zoning permits and applications.

Zoning Certificate App

Download your zoning certificate application here.

Procedure For Filing a Zoning Certificate

To save yourself time, please review the procedures for filing a zoning certificate.

Zoning Resolution

Download the current copy of the Scioto Township Zoning Resolution.

Zoning Resolution Ammendments

Download ammendments that have been made to the current zoning resolution.

Rezone Application

Dowload your application for rezoning here.

Scioto Zoning Map

Click the link above to see the offical zoning map for Scioto Township (Updated in 2011).

Variance Application

Use this application if you are seeking permission from the Board of Zoning Appeals to allow a change to the Zoning Resolution.

Appeal Application

To appeal any official action of the Zoning Inspector, select this application. 

Conditional Use Application

The Zoning Resolution lists some conditional uses in each zoning district that require the approval of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA).  Use this application when seeking approval for a conditional use from the BZA.