Planning and Zoning Department


Drop Box in Parking Lot

Outdoor Drop Box

Starting July 1, 2020, Tallmadge City Hall will allow public entry without an appointment during the hours of 10 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Entrance to the building will be through the Main Entrance via a Reception Area. Entrance is limited and you may be asked to wait outside until the next person is done. In order for us to best serve you, we recommend you call the office directly at 330-633-0090 or email with your questions, requests or to make an appointment.

For all permitting, you may mail/email/drop-off the completed forms. 

Payments can be made by mail or with credit card.

Operating under the Public Service Department, the Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for approving the use and location of all structures located within the City of Tallmadge.


The Planning & Zoning Department processes zoning certificates for residential and commercial properties including the following:
Additionally, the following permits are issued by the Department for the Street and Utilities Departments:

​Boards and Commission Processes

The Planning & Zoning Department also coordinates Boards and Commission processes including the following:
  • Amendments to the zoning map
  • Appearance standards in the Design Control Overlay District (DCOD)
  • Conditional zoning
  • Major subdivision plans
  • Minor lot splits and other zoning requests
  • Zoning appeals
For additional information access our Document Center and our Codified Ordinances.