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Portage County Regional Planning Commission



Todd Peetz, Director

124 North Prospect St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266 
Phone: 330-297-3613    Fax: 330-297-3617   E-Mail:
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

General Information | Applications | Sub-Division Regulations |
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The mission of the Portage County Regional Planning Commission is:

 "To improve the quality of life in Portage County by helping communities turn vision into action in order to equitably achieve sustainable communities, in harmony with the natural environment." 

The Portage County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is a public planning agency that provides a wide range of planning services to Portage County communities and citizens.  The Commission is made up of representatives appointed by dues-paying members from political units of the County.  The Planning Commission meets monthly to act on subdivisions, zoning regulations and zoning amendments.  PCPRC also administers and writes grants, creates plans and digital maps, advises residents on land splits, and provides data pertinent to Portage County.

   General Information
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Sub-Division Regulations



   Regional Planning Commission Services:
  • Zoning Amendment Reviews and Recommendations
  • Site Plan Reviews and Recommendations

  • Zoning Techniques and Recommendations

  • Mapping of Physical, Social and Economic Data/Information

  • Census Data (Social, Economic, Housing)

  • Grant/Funding Information To Meet Community Needs/Objectives

  • Review, Recommendations, Coordination of Federal Grant Applications Impacting Portage County

  • Environmental Impact Analysis

  • Community/Neighborhood Surveys and Needs Analysis

  • Land Use Plans

  • Growth Management Techniques

  • Fiscal Impact Analysis

Typical Services Provided to the General Public:  
  • Census Data

  • Zoning Information-Maps, Regulations for any Community in County for all Townships

  • Subdivision of Land Information and Processing (RPC Administers Subdivision Regulations for all Townships)
  • Environmental Information
Housing Assistance and Information:
  • Housing Rehabilitation/Loan Programs, (RPC Administers all Community Development Block Grant Programs for the Portage County Commissioners)
Fair Housing Assistance:
  • Tenant/Landlord rights
  • Referrals for housing discrimination.
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