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

Spring Cleanup Announced April 28 and 29

Spring Cleanup will be Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29. Containers will be located at the Compost Facility on Cemetery Road Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please no batteries, tires, paint, or hazardous materials. Proof of residency will be required. No contractors permitted. All material must be delivered by 7 p.m. Friday and by 2 p.m. Saturday. Entrance to the Compost Facility will be closed for the remainder of the weekend.

Brush Pick Up Scheduled

Brush pick up will begin April 3. Maintenance personnel will pick up brush the first week of each month through October. They will be around to pick up leaves through mid April and then not again until November.

Trustees Ban Fireworks in Catawba Island Township

Township Trustees met in a Special Meeting on July 1, at 9:00 a.m. 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.

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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