Does the Township prioritize complaints? I don’t feel like mine get answered.
Miami Township does not prioritize complaints. We work through each and every complaint that we receive. Many times we receive multiple complaints on a single property. Other times, we have already noticed an issue and have started the process to correct the problem. The Planning and Zoning Department must follow the approved Zoning Resolution and cannot require a neighbor to do something not specifically addressed in the code. Often times, this means that a complaint will be recorded, but no solution is necessary, as there is no violation. With such a large township, and a small staff to oversee it, we work hard to deal with violations in a timely manner. Many times violations occur in areas in which no one complains or even knows that they are in violation. We are constantly working on a mix of complaint driven violations, as well as personally viewed violations, which keeps our staff very busy. If it has been a while and you don’t feel that the issue has been resolved, please call us and we will update you on our progress.

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1. When do I need to get a permit?
2. Can I build a shed without a permit?
3. Do all signage require a permit? What kinds of signs are not allowed?
4. If I want to support a cause, can I put a sign in my yard?
5. What about the violations of the sign standards I see all over the township?
6. Must I have a street number on my house or building?
7. How many cars can I own and park at my residence?
8. What about a semi-trailer truck and trailers?
9. Can I have a motor home and boat on my property?
10. Where should my trash cans be located?
11. Can I store firewood on my property?
12. Can I have pigs, chickens, or other livestock on a residential property?
13. Am I permitted to have a home occupation in Miami Township?
14. Does the Township prioritize complaints? I don’t feel like mine get answered.
15. How can I contact you when I have questions?