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Fire Department Plans Review and Inspections
Code Enforcement / Zoning Forms & Information
Zoning / Code Enforcement
Mark Bishop - Inspector
Code Enforcement Officer
Mon-Wed: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Thursday: 12:30PM to 4:30PM
Friday: By Appt.
Closed: Sat./Sun/ Holidays
Merle Miller (Chairman)
Board of Zoning Appeals:
Denny Schwinnen (Chairman)
Completed forms can be e-mailed to the American Township Zoning Department, 102 Pioneer Road, Elida, Ohio at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure you include Application, Site Drawing, Building Plans, and any other documents via e-mail in
Any questions feel free to contact Mark Bishop, Code Enforcement Officer / Zoning Inspector for American Township at 419-331-8651 or work cell phone #
APPLICATIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF BEING REVISED. USE THE NEWEST FORMS LISTED ON THIS WEB PAGE
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Property Code Information:
Yards are required to be mowed from April 1 to Nov. 1 on regular basis, lawn height and weeds not to exceed 8 inches at all times.
Poultry, Chickens, Roosters are PROHIBITED in Residential Zoned Locations on lots less than 1-acre per ORC 519.21, and American Twp. Zoning Code. Lots greater than 1 and less than 5 acres it is Conditional Use, based on lot and location.
Inoperable / Junk Motor Vehicles are REQUIRED to be concealed in Completely Enclosed Structure or Concealed by Fence.
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