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The Land Use Plan is a comprehensive guide to land use planning and zoning in Copley Township designed to address smart growth. This effort is being undertaken to protect the quality of life in Copley Township in terms of residential, commercial and industrial development.

Steering Committee - Zoning Commission Members
Bill Frye
Ernest Stein
Colleen Ahern
Patrick Craig
Mark Wasick
Jane Scott
Walter Benson
Board of Trustees Representative - Helen Humphrys
BZA Memeber Representative - Paul Wilkerson
Resident Representative - Ed Riegler
Resident Representative - Nancy Roesner
Resident Representative - Tom Koch
Resident Representative - Gary L. Rickel
Resident Representative - Jim Nolte
Resident Representative - Matt Manteghi
Resident Representative - Craig Graf

The Steering Committee meetings will be on the regularly scheduled Zoning Commission meeting day of the 1st Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Copley Township Townhall in the North Room

Technical Assistance Group
City of Akron Planning Dept. - Brent Hendren
County Engineer Designee - Dave White
Summit County Planning Designee - Susan DeChant
Summit County HBA - Fred Zumpano
WRLC - Chris Bunch/Bill Jordan
Soil and Water Designee - Cindy Fink
Board of Health Designee - Bob Hasenyager
School Designee - Steve Robinson
Metroparks - Mike Johnson

The Technical Assistance Group will meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at Copley Town Hall in the North Room, 1540 S Cleveland-Massillon Road.

Support Staff
Sue Schultz, Assistant Zoning Inspector
Matt Springer, Assistant Zoning Inspector
Irv Sugerman, Township Legal Counsel

Helen Humphrys
Scott Dressler
Dale Panovich

Peggy Spraggins

Fiscal Officer
Janice Marshall

Department Heads
Mark Mitchell - Service Director
Mike Mier - Police Chief
Jim Rogers - Assistant Fire Chief