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The Zoning Division is responsible for the issuance of permits and inspection of new structures in addition to enforcement of various other sections of the City Code, for the purpose of promoting the public health, safety, comfort, and welfare of the residents of Green, and to protect the property rights of all individuals by assuring the compatibility of uses and practices.

The Zoning Division receives, reviews and processes applications for the following permits:

Land and structures in Green may not be occupied or used; and structures may not be erected, constructed, enlarged, moved or structurally altered, except in conformity with all of the Zoning Code regulations.

All commercial, industrial, and multi-family projects, as well as signs mounted in the ground, require review and approval by the Planning Commission prior to issuance of a zoning certificate.

A Fee Schedule has been provided with a complete listing of permits and their cost. 


Below are a couple links that will assist with the permit process:

 Summit County Public Health

1867 West Market Street
Akron, OH
Telephone: (330) 926-5600


 Summit County Department of Building Standards

Mark Shenot
Chief Building Official
1030 E. Tallmadge Avenue
Akron, OH
Telephone: (330) 630-7280

Residential Plans Examiner:
Pat Shane
Telephone: (330) 630-7076


Zoning Department Staff

Tom Fazio, Code Inspector

Rich Anderson, Code Inspector

Mindy Lawrence, Secretary

To set up an inspection contact Tom Fazio at tfazio@cityofgreen.org or call (330) 896-6605.