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Washington Township


           Washington Township is governed by four elected officials, three trustees and one fiscal officer.  The trustees are governed by the Ohio Revised Code and therefore have limited authority.  The trustees are  responsible for the township roads and right-of-ways, for operating and maintaining the local Volunteer Fire Department and Beechwood Park and Zoning. 


           Washington township's population continues to remain just under 5,000 people.  The residents of Washington Township have generously supported three levies in the last few years, one for the fire department, one for the road department and a general levy. 


            The Trustees also have a a contract with J & C Ambulance service (DBA: Lifecare) .  Under the terms of the contract residents of Washington Township will not be charged for emergency service not covered by their individual insurance provider.   


            The Township also provides a 40 yard dumpster for residents once a month at the township garage.  Residents can purchase an annual permit for $40 dollars at the beginning of the year.  The dumpster is here the last Friday of the month from 12:00pm-5:00pm and the following Saturday from 8:00am - 12:00pm.


             The administration office is located at 5789 Beechwood Ave. Alliance, OH 44601 and is open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 2:30 pm.  The phone number for the Office is 330-821-9834.


              The Washington Township Historical Society meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Township Administration building, at 7:00pm.  More information on the Historical Society can be found at  





2021 Washington Township  Board of Trustees Meetings
(meetings convene at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted)

November 1, 2021
November 15, 2021

December 6, 2021
December 20, 2021


Washington Township is seeking a
Part-time Zoning Inspector. We are accepting 
resumes at the Township
Administration Bldg. until November 15, 2021.
  • Represent Washington Township Trustees in all matters which pertain to zoning within the township.

  • Enforcement of township zoning regulations in a timely manner.

  • Issuing building permits.

  • Make on-site inspections regarding permits and violations of the township zoning regulations.

  • Attend 1st Trustee meeting of the month and report on:

      -permits issued

      -request for zone change

      -request for variance

      -violations under review and outcomes

  • Schedule public hearings as needed

  • File necessary reports, notices and correspondence in a timely manner

  • Attend monthly zoning board meetings and special hearings as scheduled

  • Maintain a user friendly zoning office

  • Receive and handle monies in accordance with the standards set by State Auditors