Welcome to Catawba Island Township. Founded in 1861, Catawba Island is home to more than 3,100 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

Spring and Fall Clean Up Days Scheduled

Spring Clean Up Days have been scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 through Sunday, April 23. The Fall Clean Up Days are scheduled for Wednesday, October 18, through Sunday, October 22. Containers will be located at the old fire station across from the Community Hall at 3307 N.W. Catawba Road. Please no tires, paint, or hazardous materials.

Road Closures for Pavement Work

Gerken Paving has been contracted to mill and pave township roads and or sections. Emergency vehicles, school buses and local traffic will be permitted through the construction areas. However, delays should be expected and alternate routes considered for the following areas: Wine Cellar Road Tuesday, April 25 through Thursday, April 27, and Konker Road Thursday, April 27 through Friday, April 28. Work hours are expected to be 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please keep in mind schedules are weather dependent and subject to change.

Public Hearings Scheduled

Trustees will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday, May 2, at 6:00 p.m. in regards to a Planned Unit Development (PUD) known as Wineside Residences at Mon Ami. The text and maps are available for inspection at the administration building from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. The Public Hearing is being continued from the Public Hearing held Tuesday, April 11, at 5:00 p.m. In addition, The Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a Public Haring Wednesday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m. in regards to an area variance being requested by David Gaspar for property at 4670 E. Johnson Avenue. The property is zoned "C-4" and the applicant is requesting a rear yard setback from 15 feet to 5 feet from the edge of the street right of way. Public Hearings will take place in the conference room of the administration building located at 4822 East Cemetery Road.

Recycling Events

2017 Recycling Events flyers are available in the lobby of the administration building. The OSS Solid Waste Management District will collect household appliances, hazardous waste, televisions, electronics, and tires on scheduled Saturdays throughout the year at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds located at W. St. Route 163, Oak Harbor. Stop by to pick up a flyer or visit www.recycleoss.org for more information.

ODNR Plans Improvements for Catawba Island State Park

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently announced funding has been secured for facility improvements at Catawba Island State Park. Individuals interested in downloading the presentation from the public meeting or sharing ideas should visit Catawba Island State Park.

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. The Catawba Island location collects the most recycled material by weight across all 43 locations in the District. 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 or view the Rumpke Recycling video on this website by clicking on the Community Links tab to the left then under Local Commerce.

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