Opening a New Business In Garrettsville

Starting a new business or relocating an existing business can involve quite a bit of paperwork. We’ve gathered a list of requirements for the Village of Garrettsville and for Portage County.

For Village of Garrettsville

  • Submit a Change In Use/Change In Occupancy Application
    Submits your business for approval to the Planning Commission. This form must be completed and submitted to theZoning office at least ten days prior to the Planning Commission meeting where your application will be reviewed. Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month.
  • Submit a Sign Permit
    Submits your sign for approval to the Zoning Department. This form must be completed and submitted to the Zoning office at least ten days prior to the Planning Commission meeting where your application will be reviewed. Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month.
  • Apply For a Zoning Certificate
  • Review the Codified Ordinances
    Different districts have different zoning requirements. Please review the requirements for your district to ensure that your project is in compliance. If you intend to operate your business within the Preservation District/Central Business District, you can obtain a copy of the historic guidelines and Garrettsville’s Historic Colors from the Zoning office.

For Portage County

Critical Notices

Garrettsville Water Bills

At the June 8th Garrettsville Board of Public Affairs Meeting, the Board discussed a change to the billing that would bring the water usage into alignment with the sewer billing. Under the previous system, a water customer looking at their bill in June would see water...

Contact

Official Village Business Liaison:

Rick Patrick, Mayor

Telephone: 330-687-9637

Mayor@garrettsville.org