Wapakoneta Daily News
Duchouquet Township Trustees Talk About Zoning
Duchouquet Township Trustees met Tuesday, September 6, and all trustees and staff wer present. The first order of business was the report by Zoning Inspector Tom Doorly. Several building permits were submitted and received, with further dissection of various zoning issues following. There was discussion about swimming pools and property boundaries, building permits for remodeling jobs and a few other items. Some specific zoning requirements followed. Any new construction or modification of an existing building or the installation of a permanent installation of an in ground swimming pool all require a building permit, as do permanent buildings on foundations. The pool must have a fence at least four feet high and a locking gate. Any structure attached also needs a permit..
The pool must be at least ten feet inside the property line.
The Duchouquet Township Zoning information is available online and also in printed form. There are several different districts that exist in the township; A list of these various zoning districts follow: Agricultural Zone, Less density Population Zone, High Density Residential Zone, Manufactured Home Park Zone, General Commercial Zone, General
Industrial District and Planned Unit Development District. Specific zoning regulations exist for each of these various zones and must be followed.
If you have questions about Zoning Regulations please consult the regulations on line for Duchouquet Township. Anyone who completes an application for a building permit receives a printed copy of the regulations