Zoning Department

Morgan Township has its own set of zoning regulations, independent of Butler County. Zoning came to Morgan Township by a voter referendum in Nov. 1988. Morgan Township decided to hire its own zoning administrator to oversee its zoning in 1995.T

Zoning Administrator:

Dale Marshall

3141 Chapel Road
Box 2 

Okeana, Ohio 45053



Office hours: 

Effective January 2, 2019






12:00 -5:00 pm

8:00am - 1:00 pm

Not in office

12:00 – 5:00 pm

8:00 am – 1:00 pm


Zoning Commission: For the year 2020 this board will meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Except July.

Board of Zoning Appeals: This board will begin in 2020 to meet quarterly and on an as needed basis.

Public Meeting of Morgan Township Zoning Commission

March 17, 2021
Covid-19 Protocols will be followed
Morgan Township Administration Building
3141 Chapel Road Okeana, Ohio

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting

As Needed
Covid-19 Protocols will be followed
Morgan Township Administration Building
3141 Chapel Road Okeana, Ohio

Zoning Board Members:
Zoning Commission: Board of Zoning Appeals:
Duane Drake,  Steve Grote, Chairman
Bill Lagergren
Jeff Griffith Vice Chairman
Ken Tumblison Chairman
Daniel Morrissey Vice Chairman
Chris Schweitzer
Kevin Branditz - Alternate
Justin Bresnen
Chris Gaines
Brian Balzer
Gab Hernandez - Alternate


Common Questions:

Where do I get the application for a Zoning Certificate?
Click here to download the application

Where can I view the Zoning Resolutions?
Click here to download the latest resolutions

Project: Fee:
New Homes $400
Additions $100 $.10/ sq. ft. ($300 max)
Mobile Home Replacement $100
Business Construction $300 $.10/sq. ft. ($1500 max)
Commercial Signs $70
Home Business Signs $30
Residential Estate Development$1600 for first 4 lots, $100/ additional lot
Accessory Structures
Accessory Structures
$200 over 500 sq. ft.
$100 under 500 sq. ft.
Above Ground Pools $30
Inground Pools $50
Decks & Fences
$50 Deck > 120 sq. ft.
$35 Less than 120 sq. ft.
Roof over Deck/Patio $30
Walls used as Fences $30 (no permit required for retaining walls)
Private Towers (HAM, etc.)
Solar Panel (Accessory Structure)
$200 Ground Placement only
Lot Splits $100/ first lot, $25/ adjacent lot
Variance Requests $400
Zoning Change Requests $500