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

CIVFD Holding Annual Food Drive

The Catawba Island Volunteer Fire Department is now collecting non perishable food items in the lobby of the administration building located at 4822 E Cemetery Road. Fire department personnel will accept donations through December 21st and will deliver all items to local food pantries for holiday distribution.

Wreaths Across America, Saturday, December 16

Final Brush Pick Up in November

Township maintenance personnel will make their final brush pick up the first week of November and then begin leaf pick up in the weeks following.

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

Find out in this brochure from ODNR

Trustees Ban Fireworks in Catawba Island Township

Township Trustees met in a Special Meeting on July 1, 2022, to discuss House Bill 172 and voted to pass a Resolution banning the discharge, ignition and/or explosion of 1.4G fireworks in Catawba Island Township. The decision was made in an effort to ensure the health and safety of residents, visitors, residential property, businesses, woodlands, and agricultural property. The decision was encouraged and supported by township police and fire departments.

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.

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