Resolutions & Ordinances

For a complete list of our resolutions and ordinances, please refer to our legislative database and codified ordinances.

Legislative Database 2014 and Beyond
Legislative Database Archives (2009-2013)

Codified ordinances. Database of legislation per the City of Green and State of Ohio.

 

Some commonly requested ordinances:

Curfew

Mailbox

Open Burning

Parking Ban

Temporary Signs

Noise Ordinance

Curfew

Children under 18 years old shall not be on the streets, sidewalks, or other public places between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. of the following day, unless he or she is accompanied by a parent, guardian or an adult person having the legal care or custody of such child, or unless he or she is going directly to or from a lawful activity, entertainment, or employment with the knowledge and consent of the parent, guardian or person having legal care or custody. Codified Ordinance 636.21

Mailbox Regulation

Generally, mailboxes should be installed with the bottom of the box 3 1/2 to 4 feet from the ground, and in such a way that the carrier has access to the box without leaving his/her vehicle. Mailbox posts must be either 4"x4" wood breakaway posts or 2-1/2" diameter metal breakaway posts. Residents should contact their postmaster with questions regarding box design and size regulations.

The address must be shown on the side of the box, visible to the approaching carrier or on the door where boxes are grouped. If the box is located on a street other than the one on which the customer resides, the customer's street name and house number must be inscribed on the box. Placing the customer's name on the box is optional.

Open Burning

Open burning is prohibited. Cooking fires are permitted, but the size of the fire must be proportionate to the food being cooked.

Parking Ban

A parking ban will be in effect for all City streets, whenever the U.S. Weather Bureau reports snowfall exceeding two inches. This Ordinance is enforced by the Summit County Sheriff's Office. Violators are subject to a fine of up to $100, and will be responsible for all towing and storage charges. Vehicle owners are responsible for determining in advance whether conditions will require removal of the vehicle. Codified Ordinance 452.115

Temporary Signs

A permit is required for temporary signs. These signs are permitted in business and industrial districts up to three times per calendar year, for 30 days each time. Codified Ordinance 1292.15 For more information, contact the City of Green Zoning Office at (330) 896-6605.

Noise Ordinance

The City of Green regulates noise created by advertising, sound amplifying equipment, machinery, noise-producing instruments and vehicles. Please refer to restrictions imposed by Ordinance §648.12 as amended effective Nov. 25, 2004.