8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ottawa County Courthouse
315 Madison St., Rm. 107
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Administrative Assistant –
Commission operates under Ohio Revised Code Chapter 713.
Commission membership includes representatives from the
county government and other government agencies, county
municipalities and townships, as well as county citizens.
The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at
7:30 P.M. in the Emergency Operations Center, located in the
basement of the Ottawa County Courthouse.
Commission’s primary duty is to regulate the subdivision of
land in the unincorporated areas of Ottawa County. The
Commission staff may assist you with questions regarding
subdividing land. We may also assist you with questions
about zoning and floodplain issues in Ottawa County.
administer some grants awarded to the county. For example,
we administer the Community Development Block Grant and the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency assessment grants. We
may assist you with questions regarding these grants.
Periodically, we may post public notices on the county
webpage, which pertain to these grants.
more about the Commission please see the attached annual
report and By-Laws:
The attached forms are
also provided to assist you:
Small Lot – Administrative Approval
Large Lot – Administrative Approval
Preliminary Plat Checklist
Preliminary or Final Plat Questionnaire
Application for Plat Approval
Application for Subdivision Variance
Assessment Grant Application
For questions directed
to local zoning inspectors see the attached directory:
Municipal and Township Zoning Inspectors
Ottawa County Zoning Resolutions:
Allen Township Zoning Resolution
Benton Township Zoning Resolution
Catawba Island Township Zoning Resolution
Clay Township Zoning Resolution
Danbury Township Zoning Resolution
Harris Township Zoning Resolution
Portage Township Zoning Resolution
Put-In-Bay Township Zoning Resolution
Salem Township Zoning Resolution
Ottawa County Zoning Ordinances: Please contact the cities or villages.
Ottawa County Land Use Plans:
Allen Township Land Use Plan
Bay Township Land Use Plan
Benton Township Land Use Plan
Carroll Township Land Use Plan
Catawba Island Township Land Use Plan
Clay Township Land Use Plan
Danbury Township Land Use Plan
Erie Township Land Use Plan
Harris Township Land Use Plan
Portage Township Land Use Plan
Put-In-Bay Township Land Use Plan
Salem Township Land Use Plan