The Zoning Inspector of Miami Township enforces the Miami Township Zoning Resolution. This includes issuing zoning permits for new construction and for signs. Permits to work in the right-of-way along township roads are also issued by the Zoning Inspector. Changes in use of land or buildings may require review. Subdivision of land requires zoning inspector review. The Zoning Inspector has the authority to take appropriate action to correct violations of the Resolution.
The Zoning Inspector cooperates with the Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District to insure that modifications to land do not adversely impact surface or subsurface drainage.
The Zoning Inspector works as the first point of contact with the Board of Zoning Appeals when conditional use permits are required and when the BZA meets for its other authorized purposes.
The Zoning Inspector currently works with the Zoning Commission, providing administrative support.
The Zoning Inspector generally meets with the Township Trustees at their first meeting each month.
Current Zoning Inspector Richard Zopf was hired as Miami Township Zoning Inspector in 1999. Richard is familiar with many facets of construction and civil engineering.