Elizabeth Township Boards and Commissions

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a five-member commission, appointed by the Board of Commissioners, responsible for short and long term planning within the Township.  They review subdivision plans and rezoning requests, and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.  The Planning Commission meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Elizabeth Township Municipal Building.

Elizabeth Township Planning Commission members

Mark Cain
Term Expires: 12/31/20

Matt Didjunas
Term Expires: 12/31/19

George Dukic
Term Expires: 12/31/16

Kathy Fawcett
Term Expires: 12/31/17

Dan Muth
Term Expires: 12/31/18

Zoning Hearing Board

The Zoning Hearing Board consists of five members appointed by the Board of Commissioners for four-year terms.  Their primary function is to hear cases requesting variances from the provisions of the zoning ordinances and ruling of the Zoning Officer.  The Zoning Hearing Board meeting on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm when hearings are scheduled before the board. Please check our events calendar for posted agendas.

Zoning Hearing Board members

Keith Kelley
Term Expires: 12/31/20

Raymond Opfer
Term Expires: 12/31/17

Charles Smith
Term Expires: 12/31/16

Larry Vota
Term Expires: 12/31/18

Wayne Washowich
Term Expires: 12/31/19

Construction Code Appeals Board

A five member Board appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve four-year terms.  The board hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the International Building Code.  Meetings Schedule: Only if there is business in front of the Board.

Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission consists of three members appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve six-year terms.  The commission has the power to provide for the examination of applicants for positions and promotions, establish minimum qualifications for positions, test applicants for appointments and provide hearings in cases of dismissals or reductions in rank for those employed as sworn Police Officers.  Meetings Schedule:  Only if there is business in front of the Commission.

Elizabeth Township Authority

The Elizabeth Township Authority consists of five members appointed by the Commissioners.  The Township Authority manages the sanitary sewer operations. 2016 Meetings Schedule:  Second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M., at the Municipal Building.