Teri Wise

Village Administrator / Zoning Administrator

The Village Administrator is appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval by a majority of the Village Council. The Administrator is under the general supervision and direction of the Mayor and has the power and authority granted to him by Village ordinance and the Ohio Revised Code.

The Village Administrator is responsible for:

  • Management and oversight of the water system
  • Management and oversight of the wastewater treatment system
  • Supervision of the improvement, repair and cleaning of streets, alleys, sidewalks, sewers, drains, ditches and street lighting
  • Appointment of employees authorized by the Village Council; but the appointments are subject to the approval by the Mayor
  • Making contracts, purchasing supplies and materials, and providing labor for any work under the Administrator’s supervision

The Village Administrator is a non-voting member on each of the committees established by the Village Council. The Village Administrator also serves as the Zoning Administrator.

The duties and responsibilities of the Zoning Administrator include:

  • Enforce the provisions of the Zoning Code and advise the Village Council, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals on zoning-related matters as needed
  • Maintain zoning maps and file pertinent letters and architectural drawings
  • Oversee field inspections for proper compliance with the Village Code
  • Assist with statistical and other information concerning growth and economic trends in the Village
  • Issue all permits and certificates related to zoning and building
  • Prepare reports as needed for the Village Solicitor, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Coordinate public hearings and technical review committee meetings
  • Check and approve development plans for conformity with the Zoning Code
  • Conduct drive-by inspections of local properties to ensure that the Property Maintenance Code is being followed; and issue letters for non-compliance
  • Receive and respond to complaints from local residents; and follow up with inspections and appropriate letters
  • Receive and respond to complaints from local residents; and follow up with inspections and appropriate letters
  • Notify property owners and others violating the Zoning Code or other related ordinances; and order corrective action or discontinuance

Phone Number: 

740-862-4491

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