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COVID-19 Information: Available here, and on the menu to the left-hand side.

BZA Hearing: There will be a hearing on Tuesday, September 22nd at 7 pm. This is regarding a resident on Shirley Park Drive’s request for a variance of the 20′ side setback to 5′ for an accessory building.

Need a Permit?  Check out the Zoning Forms tab to print an application form.

Questions about a zoning issue? 

Please contact our Zoning Inspector, Noell Sivertsen.

  • This position is not full-time, so please allow some time for responses.
  • Text or Call: (216) 296 – 2931  Email:
  • Also, check out or ever expanding online forms under the Zoning Tab!

ASSISTANT ZONING INSPECTOR NEEDED:  This position is part-time. Candidate must be able to communicate well by phone and email with community members. Must be able to read and interpret regulations and applications. Ability to read building/site plans a plus. Pay commensurate with experience.  Please send resume to

Positions are open for an ALTERNATE on both the Leroy Zoning Commission and the Leroy Board of Zoning Appeals. For more information, please contact or

The general requirements of a member of the Zoning Commission or Leroy Board of Zoning Appeals are as follows:

  1. Be a resident of Leroy.
  2. Be available for evening meetings.
  3. Upon appointment, familiarize yourself with the zoning regulations and, if on the Board of Zoning Appeals, also the BZA portion of the Zoning Sourcebook.
  4. Present a professional demeanor/manner at the hearings and in public as a representative of the township.
  5. Work well with the other members of the Commission or Board of Zoning Appeals.
  6. Be able to impartially make informed decisions.

For the Commission alternate, he/she will be required to sit in for a Commission member in the event that he/she is unavailable. The alternate should attend every meeting but will only vote when sitting in for a Commission member.

For the BZA alternate, he/she will be required to sit in for a BZA member in the event that he/she is unavailable.  The alternate should attend every hearing but will only vote when sitting in for a BZA member.  A member of the BZA or an alternate may be asked to attend a Commission meeting each year.

IMPORTANT: If there are any seniors or any individuals shut in that require help, please contact one of the Leroy Township Trustees or the Fiscal Office. The numbers to call are either (440) 254-4003 or (440) 254-4601.

11th Annual Leroy Community FALL Garage Sale – Registration Free this Year!

When: Saturday, September 19, 2020 (always the 3rd Saturday)
From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Local homes in the Leroy area

Hey Leroy!!  The 2020 Census is happening now.  You can respond online, by phone, or by mail.  The time is now!  Help shape your future, and your community’s future, by responding to the 2020 census.

If you haven’t filled out the 2020 census form yet, you may be getting an email, call or questionnaire in the mail asking you to answer the questions.

Extra efforts have been taken by the Census Bureau, including up to 500,000 census-takers being sent out last week to knock on the doors of laggard households.

Meet Us in the Garden 2020

Three more online Meet Us in The Garden presentations have been scheduled for the next three months.  The dates and descriptions are below.  All talks will start at 10:00 . If you would like to attend any or all of the remaining Meet Us in the Garden presentations, please register by return email to  Once registered, you will receive the Zoom link around 9:30 the day of the presentation.

For questions, contact 440-350-2254. Also visit our FaceBook page at Ohio State University Extension-Lake County Master Gardeners.

Saturday, September 5, 2020 – Preventing Animal Damage
Deer aren’t the only animals that raise havoc in our gardens.  Learn some techniques to lessen the damage they can cause.

Saturday, October 3, 2020 – Rain Gardens 101
A rain garden is a sunken flower bed planted with water-loving native plants and sized to capture rainwater.  Rain gardens reduce run-off and flooding and improve our water quality.

Saturday, November 7, 2020 – Christmas Trees and Making Swags
Learn which tree is best for your house and how to use all the extra boughs to make some easy wreaths and swags.

Our HELPline is still open to community members with questions about gardening. You can reach this number at 440-350-2254.


Little Free Library

Little Free Library is located at the Leroy Community Center, 13028 Leroy Center Road.  It’s a little red box that will contain books.  You are invited (and encouraged!) to visit our library.  Take a book.  Share a book.  Please be respectful – make sure to keep the door closed to keep the elements out.

More important than ever, with everyone staying home so much more.  Please be generous with your unwanted books.  

PLEASE NOTE: Sales of Cemetery Lots

To make an appointment (please, no walk-ins) to purchase cemetery lots, please contact Sharon Rodgers at (440) 479-0759.

REMINDER: A Zoning permit is required for all residences who engage in a Home Occupation (Business).  Call Noell Sivertsen, Zoning Inspector at  (216) 296-2931 for any questions or for an application. Alternatively, an email can be sent to


Please remember when you renew your driver’s license or license plates, use Leroy Township as your mailing address, not Painesville. If you do this, Leroy will get the motor vehicle and license tax. Otherwise, it will go to Painesville. Please … help your community!!

REAL ID deadline extended

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security has extended the REAL ID enforcement deadline to October 1, 2021.  This extends the deadline by which Americans will be required to have REAL ID credentials to board domestic flights.  The REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards, and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for official purposes licenses and identification cards from states that do not meet these standards.  Beginning October 1, 2021, every state and territory resident will need to present a REAL ID compliant license/ID, or another acceptable form of ID for boarding commercial aircraft, accessing Federal facilities and entering nuclear plants.  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) considers a current passport of military ID acceptable identification for boarding an aircraft.  For more information on Ohio’s REAL ID compliant license, visit

To get a compliant driver license, your local BMV must verify the following documents:

  • Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport/Passport Card
  • Social Security Card or most recent W-2 or 1099 with the full social security number
  • Two proofs of Ohio street address:  utility bills, credit card/bank statements
  • Proof of legal name changes:  marriage license(s)/divorce decree(s).

(Above information was obtained from the AAA magazine.)

LeRoy Township Hall - Location: 6684 Paine Road
Mail: Leroy Township Fiscal Office, 13028 Leroy Center Rd., Painesville, OH 44077
Fiscal Officer: (440) 254-4601 - Fax: (440) 254-4666
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