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Board of Zoning Appeals 10.21.15 Public Hearing     

Ottawa County Emergency Alerts WENS system
Fall is here, and soon...winter will be.  We encourage you to sign up to the Ottawa County Emergency Alerts WENS system.  In the event of an emergency or severe weather condition, a text message will be sent to the mobile number and/or your email address that you specify.  This is a free service provided by Ottawa County, Ohio.  
To receive alerts, click here to sign up.    

Trustee Meeting Date Changes
The Board of Trustee Meetings in November will be held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday instead of their regular meeting date on Wednesdays. The reason for the change is due to Veteran's Day and the Thanksgiving Holiday. They will still meet at their normal time of 6:30 p.m. in the Township Hall. 
          Wed., Nov. 11, 2015 (Veteran's Day) changed to Tues., Nov. 10, 2015
          Wed., Nov. 25, 2015 (Thanksgiving Holiday) changed to Tues. Nov.24, 2015

Brush Drop-Off Site Open
The brush drop off site is located at 310 S. Bridge Road (SR 269) across the street from the Police Station behind the dog park. It is open from dawn until dusk from April to November. Contractor's are not permitted to this service. 
                Rules & Regulations
   No stumps or root balls, (we are only able to process limbs and branches)
                    No grass clippings or lumber, and 
                    Please do not leave bags

** Leaf drop-off will be permitted during April and May. You must use biodegradable bags or bring loose leaves. Please do not leave any other type of leaf bags. 

Upcoming Clean-up Week
Three times per year "Township Clean-Up Week" provides residents the opportunity to dispose of oversized items, appliances and steel. This is held behind the Township Hall located at 5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road. 

The next Clean-up week is:
                         October 19 - 23

The clean-up runs Monday through Friday during daylight hours. Township personnel will be available to provide unloading assistance from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Clean-up ends at 11 a.m. on Friday.
                Rules & Regulations
 No tires
                •    No brush
                    No oil
                •    No paint
                •    No batteries
                •    No boats or vehicles
                    No propane tanks

For information on the dates for the Ottawa, Sandusky & Seneca County Solid Waste Districts recycling events at the Ottawa County fairgrounds, please click here for their flyer. 

Appointed Positions Available
If you have interest in serving on the Danbury Township Zoning Commission (ZC) or Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) please submit an Appointed Position Application
 as well as your resume to Kathryn A. Dale the Danbury Township Zoning & Planning Administrator. She can be reached at (419) 734-6120 for more questions.  

The Zoning Commission meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30p.m. and is responsible for amendments to the zoning resolution and map. The Commission  is comprised of 5 regular members and 2 alternates. An appointment is for 5 years, unless fulfilling a vacated seat. To be considered for the position, your permanent residence of record must be Danbury Township. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30p.m. and is responsible for hearing requests on Appeals, Area Variances, Conditional Uses and Special Exceptions. The Board is comprised of 5 regular members and 2 alternates. An appointment is for 5 years, unless fulfilling a vacated seat.

To be considered for either position, your permanent residence of record must be Danbury Township. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  


Danbury Township Hall
5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Rd.
Marblehead, OH 43440
   Phone: (419) 732-3039
   Fax:     (419) 734-3137
   Hours for the Trustees & Fiscal 
   Officer are by appointment
Trustee Charles Scott:
(419) 734-4703 charles@danburytownship.com

Trustee David Hirt:
(419) 732-2703 dave@danburytownship.com

Trustee Dianne Rozak:
(419) 798-4071 dianne@danburytownship.com

Fiscal Officer - Shelley Seamon:
(419) 732-3039 or (419) 341- 6904 

Fire:   Chief Keith Kahler
Station 1 - Headquarters
9551 E. Harbor Road
Lakeside, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 798-5219
    Fax:     (419) 798-9122

Station 2 
150 S. Bridge Road
Lakeside-Marblehead, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 734-9700

Station 3

517 W. Main Street
Marblehead, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 798-4450
    Fax:     (419) 798-9421

Police: Chief Michael Meisler
419 S. Bridge Road
Marblehead, Ohio 43440
   Phone: (419) 732-2549
   Fax:     (419) 732-1516
   Hours:  24 hours. If an officer    
   does not answer, you may leave
   a message for a non-emergency
   situation. Non-emergency calls
   may also be placed at the Ottawa
   County Sheriff’s Office
   (419) 734-4404.
   Email: dtpd@cros.net or
   Emergency calls: please dial 911
Maintenance Garage:
Road Supervisor, Brett Waldron
    Phone: (419) 734-4091
    Fax:     (419) 734-3137
    Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
                Monday thru Friday

Zoning & Planning Administrator
Kathryn A. Dale, AICP
Phone: (419) 734-6120
     Fax:     (419) 734-3137
     Hours:  M, T, TH, F: 9am to 4pm
                  W.: 9-11am & 4-6:30pm

Shelter House Rental Application


** The physical Township Hall building is no longer rented for events. 

Danbury Township encompasses are area of 17.76 square miles which includes 32.75 miles of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay and Harbor shoreline. The historic Village of Marblehead is located at the east end of the Township. The permanent population of Danbury is 4,264 with an additional 903 residing in the Village. Seasonal homes, condominiums, marina, campgrounds, cottages and recreational vehicle parks are home to a population of several thousand summer-only residents. Danbury was named for the original settlers who arrived from Danbury, Connecticut and became a township on March 6, 1840. The Village of Marblehead was incorporated in 1891.

"The Mission of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees is to provide fair and representative government for all citizens, to foster pride in the community, to ensure fiscal solvency, to preserve and protect natural and historical sites, and to operate within the parameters of the laws of the State of Ohio while making certain that the Township remains an enjoyable place to live for
both permanent and seasonal residents."
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