Welcome to Catawba Island Township. Founded in 1861, Catawba Island is home to more than 3,599 people, but many more visit each year. Miles of beautiful shorelines, great fishing, nature reserves and state parks make Catawba Island a summertime paradise for many in Ohio's North Coast region and beyond.

Catawba Island Township
4822 E. Cemetery Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: 419-797-4131 - Fax 419-797-4737

Township News:

Cedar Meadow Reserve Newsletter
Official Records Statement
Local Weather
Map to Catawba Island Township

Trustees Announce Special Meeting July 1 - HB 172

Trustees intend to opt out of HB 172 as new fireworks legislation becomes effective July 1. Trustees will hold a special meeting on July 1, at 9:00 a.m. to vote on the matter. It is the intent of the Trustees to pass a Resolution banning the discharge and explosion of consumer grade fireworks as it pertains to Ohio Revised Code 3743 and as recommended by township police and fire departments.

Fall Clean Up Days Announced

Fall Clean Up days will be Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24. Containers will be located at the Compost Facility on Cemetery Road. Please no batteries, tires, paint, or hazardous materials. Proof of residency will be required. No contractors permitted. Hours of operation will be Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Entrance to the compost facility will be closed for the remainder of the weekend.

Trustees Regular Bi-Monthly Meetings at 6:00 PM

Township Trustees meet in regular session the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building located at 4822 East Cemetery Road.

A Coyote is in your backyard. What should you do?

Find out in this brochure from ODNR

Compost Area Located East of the Cemetery

The compost area is located east of the cemetery and is open each day 7:00 a.m. until dusk. Material should be left in or picked up from designated areas as marked including: Raw Wood, Finished Mulch, Chipped Material, and Yard Waste. Please DO NOT leave trees or foreign material in the compost areas. The compost facility is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and inspected without notice. Trash and non-biodegradable material are not acceptable and could result in a citation. Please help to keep the compost area clean and operational.

Recycling Containers - Please no plastic or garbage bags

Catawba Island Township recycling containers are located at 4822 East Cemetery Road along the back of the parking lot. It is important to remember that plastic bags are not accepted. The collection facility is a continuous feed operation and plastic bags clog the machines. Some area retail stores have plastic bag recycling receptacles available. For questions concerning the recycling program please contact the OSS Solid Waste District at 419-334-7222.

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