Attention – Township Closure Update

Concord Township offices are closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus. Anyone wishing to drop off paperwork for Town Hall may use the dropbox next to the Town Hall entrance door. We will be checking the box hourly. If you require paperwork from the Township, please provide your phone number or email and we will contact you to make arrangements for delivery options.

For specific questions please call one of the following numbers:

  • Administrator: (440) 354-7513
  • Cemetery Sexton & Administrative Assistant: (440) 354-7518
  • Office Coordinator: (440) 354-7501

Please refer to our Staff Directory to view our full list of contact information. Additional information can also be found on each department page.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Stay healthy.


The Concord Township Administration Department is located in Town Hall and is the first point of contact for residents and business owners that have questions or concerns related to the Township. Our primary mission is to provide services to residents and businesses within the community and to disseminate information about current happenings.

The Administration Department is staffed by the Township Administration, an Office Coordinator and an Administrative Assistant. Under the direction and supervision of the Board of Trustees, the Township Administrator oversees the operations of all Township departments.

Meeting Minutes

Solicitation Permits

Solicitation Suspended in Concord Township

Effective immediately, Concord Township is suspending ALL door-to-door solicitation within the Township until further notice.

As stated in Resolution 2007-7 Regulating Transient Vendors, solicitors are required to obtain a permit before soliciting in the Township. Please ask to see their permit before continuing any conversations with the solicitor. If no permit is provided, please notify Lake County Sheriff’s Dispatch, (440) 350-2794, so a deputy can stop and direct the solicitor to Town Hall to obtain a permit. Your help is very much appreciated.

Current Solicitation Permits Listing

Disposition of Township Personal Property

Concord Township uses GovDeals as their internet-based auction site to sell surplus, unneeded, obsolete, or unfit Township personal property in the calendar year 2020.

For more information, view the GovDeals website.

Concord TV Channel

Concord Township’s television station is Spectrum-Channel 1020. The channel features a variety of programming content. View the Cable Broadcast Schedule for a listing of current programming.

Cable Broadcast Schedule

For general inquiries or questions:

Phone: (440) 354-7500 or (440) 354-7510

Fax: (440) 354-7511

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm

Department Contacts

Andy Rose
Administrator
(440) 354-7513
(440) 354-7511
Karen Warner
Cemetery Sexton/Administrative Assistant
(440) 354-7518
(440) 354-7511
Debbie Powall
Office Coordinator/Cemetery Assistant
(440) 354-7501
(440) 354-7511
Name Address Phone Fax Hours
Town Hall Campus 7229 Ravenna Rd (440) 354-7500 (440) 354-7511 Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • I have a road complaint, whom do I contact?

    Being a Township, it depends on what road you live. The Ohio Department of Transportation takes care of State Routes; the Lake County Engineer maintains County owned roads, while the Concord Township Service Department takes care of Township roadways. Visit the Service Department’s page for more information.

  • Does Concord Township require a Point of Sale Inspection?

    No, a point of sale inspection is not required.

  • Do I need a permit to solicit in Concord Township?

    Yes, a permit is needed to solicit in Concord Township. Please visit Town Hall during normal business hours (8:00 am-4:30 pm) to complete the paperwork. See Resolution 2007-7 for more information.

  • What are the parking restrictions in Concord Township?

    Parking on all roads in Concord Township is prohibited between the hours of 1:00 am – 8:00 am. See Resolution 1978-8 for more information.

  • Who do I contact for wildlife removal?

    For removal, trapping, control and clean-up of nuisance wildlife, view the latest copy of the Commercial Nuisance Wild Animal Control Operators Listing  provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

    For wildlife questions and concerns, contact Lake County Wildlife Officer, Marino Pellegrini, (330) 245-3034.

  • Does the Township have a recycling program?

    Concord Township provides paper, cardboard and aluminum can recycling bins. The paper and cardboard recycling bins are located in the parking lot at Town Hall on Ravenna Road. Aluminum can recycling bins are located outside of both Fire Stations on Concord-Hambden Road and Prouty Road.

    To obtain curbside recycling, contact your trash removal hauler or refer to Resident Information for trash removal hauler options.

  • Does Concord Township have noise control regulations?

    The Township has a noise resolution. For common noise control matters, the hours of control are 11:00 pm – 7:00 am unless otherwise specified in the Resolution 2000-10.

  • What is a Joint Economic Development District (JEDD)?

    A Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) is a designated township area where a city has agreed to share the benefits and responsibilities of commercial and industrial development.

    Concord Township and the City of Painesville entered into an agreement to enhance the development opportunities, to create and preserve jobs and improve the economic welfare of area residents. The JEDD is established as a special district under provisions of Ohio law which is governed by a Board of Directors and the terms of the agreement between the communities.

  • What are the hunting regulations in the Township?

    Townships cannot regulate hunting laws. Concord Township follows the guidelines established by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

  • Do employees working in the Township have to pay taxes?

    Employees working in the Township do not pay income taxes. However, individuals working within the JEDD (Joint Economic Development District) as well as businesses operating in the boundaries of the JEDD are subject to an income tax through the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA).

  • Who do I call if there is a dead animal on the road?

    Please report dead animals found on the road to the following:

    • Township roads: Concord Township Service Department, (440) 350-3226 or (440) 350-3225
    • County roads: Lake County Engineer’s Office, (440) 350-2770
    • State roads: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), (440) 354-2191

    Visit the Service Department’s page or a listing of Township, county and state roads.

  • May I have a campfire in my backyard?

    Concord Township follows the Ohio Revised Code rules regarding open burning. NO OPEN BURNING is permitted in Concord Township. RECREATIONAL FIRES such as cooking and camp fires are permitted as long as they are in an approved container or cleared area. Recreational fires shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure or combustible material. Conditions which could cause fire spread such as leaves and dry or dead vegetation shall be eliminated prior to ignition. The size of any recreational fire shall not exceed 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height. All recreational fires shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished. A minimum of one portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 4-A rating or other approved on-site fire-extinguishing equipment, such as dirt, sand, water barrel or garden hose shall be available for immediate utilization. Any open burning or recreational fire that is offensive or objectionable because of smoke or order emissions or when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous is prohibited. The Concord Township Fire Department is authorized to order the extinguishment by the property owner, another person responsible or the fire department of open burning that creates or adds to a hazardous or objectionable situation, per Ohio Fire Code 307.3.

  • What do I do if the emergency sirens go off?

    The emergency sirens are tested at 11:00 AM on the second Wednesday in January, April, July and October.

    Concord Township officials do not activate the outdoor Emergency Sirens located throughout Lake County. The outdoor sirens are activated by the Lake County Emergency Management Agency to alert residents of possible natural or man-made disasters and national security issues. When you hear the Emergency Siren: Go indoors, close all doors and windows; Tune to local emergency information stations and follow broadcast information; DO NOT CALL 911 – Such calls could hinder response activities; Stay tuned to your radio or TV for further information.