Bethel Township Launches Open Checkbook

Bethel Township is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the State Treasurer's Office to offer more fiscal transparency with the Ohio Open Checkbook Progarm. Staff has worked to upload all of our expendatures for the last 3 years onto the site. Please take a monent to check it out by clicking the link on the left.

Welcome to Bethel Township

Located in the southeast corner of Miami County Ohio, Bethel Township was established in 1807.School

Charged with responsibility for the health, safety and welfare, Bethel Township responds to the needs of its residents and businesses with a commitment to Quality of Life, Planned Growth and Dedication to Community.

Meeting Notices

  • Trustee Meeting
  • Board Of Zoning Appeals
  • Zoning Commission

The Bethel Township Trustees will meet on January 14, 2020 at 6:30p.m. for a public hearing on Zoning Cases ZA-01-19, ZA-07-19, and ZA-08-19 with a regular meeting to follow in the Township Fire Department.

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Agendas for regular meetings will be posted 24 hours prior to meeting time.

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The Bethel Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will meet on November 21, 2019 at 6:30pm to hear the following case:

Case: V-10-19: a request from Nick and Katie Aspidow, 6845 Studebaker Rd., Tipp City, OH 45371, to rezone a 1.001-acre a-2 parcel to R-1AAA for the purpose of joining the parcel with their adjacent .85-acre R-1AAA parcel, creating a single 1.851-acre parcel. This will allow a new septic system to be placed in the north part of the joined parcel and the movement of the modular home to the rear. The rezoning would be contingent on receiving a variance for road frontage not equal to or greater than 175’ and a total acreage less than allowed for an R-1AAA parcel. The properties are identified as Miami County parcel ID #A01-082300 (R-1AAA) and A01-081720 (A-2).

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The Bethel Township Zoning Commission (ZC) will meet in regular session on Thursday December 19, 2019 at 7:30pm to hear the following cases:

Case: ZA-01-19: A request from Michael Gutmann, Trustee, PO Box 910, Piqua, OH 45756, to rezone 14.182 acres of 93.438 acres presently zoned A-2 on the northeast and northwest corners of Agenbroad and Dayton-Brandt Roads, New Carlisle, OH 45344, and Tipp City, OH 45371, from A-2 Domestic Agriculture to R-1AAA Single Family Residence. This will allow for up to six residential lots to be split. Miami County Parcel ID #A01-059300.

Case: ZA-04-19: A request from Craig and Kimberly Riviello, 5165 US 40, Tipp City, OH 45371, to rezone 2.908 acres out of 30.171 presently zoned A-2 to R-1AAA for the purpose of creating a building lot for a family home. The newly created parcel to be approved contingent on the approval of a frontage variance from the Bethel Township Board of Zoning Appeals. Miami County parcel ID: A01-043910. (TO BE TABLED)

Case: ZA-07-19: A request from Joyce Myers, 7085 S SR 202, Tipp City OH 45371, to rezone 5.001 acres from a 63.03-acre A-2, General Agriculture parcel to A-1, Domestic Agriculture, for the purpose of separating the existing house and barns from the agricultural use. The rezoning would be contingent on receiving a variance for front setback (50 feet required), and a square footage variance for the existing barns. There would be zero setback on the existing house and the barns total 4,156 sf where 3,200 sf between two buildings is permitted. The property is identified as Miami County Parcel ID #A01-077100.

Case: ZA-08-19: A request from Trevor Bean, 5263 Summerset Dr., Tipp City OH 45371, to rezone 66.55 acres of 71.55 acres presently zoned A-2, General Agriculture, to R-1AAA, Single Family Residence, and 5.00 acres to B-2, Office/Residential District, for the purpose of developing residential lots and a business lot on the parcel located at the southeast corner of US 40 and Palmer Road. All lots and improvements must meet or exceed Township standards established in the Bethel Township Zoning Resolution. The property is identified as Miami County Parcel ID #A01-021100.

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