RESIDENTIAL INFORMATION

ANIMALS:

No domestic animal of any kind may be allowed to run free in the Village. All dogs must be registered annually with the Medina County Auditor and wear a registration tag. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets if a mess is made on property other than their own.

No person shall keep more than a total of three (3) household pets (3 dogs, 3 cats or a combination).

No person shall keep or harbor any dog within the Village which, by frequent and habitual barking, howling or yelping, creates unreasonably loud and disturbing noises of such character, intensity and duration as to disturb the peace, quiet and good order of the Village.

Please contact the Village Zoning Inspector regarding the specifics for undomesticated, wild, and farm animals.

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AUTOMOBILES:

All automobiles must be registered.

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles is located at 972 North Court Street, Medina, Ohio 44256 and their telephone number is 330-725-4635.

No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle upon any roadway or personal property for the principal purpose of displaying such vehicle for sale without a permit issued by the Village.

Click here to view the Police Department Page.

BANKING:

Westfield Bank is located at Two Park Circle, Westfield Center, Ohio 44251 and their telephone number is 330-887-8224.

BASEBALL FIELDS:

The Rory O’Neil Baseball Fields are located at 8712 North Leroy Road.  For more information, please call the Village Hall at 330-887-5151.

CEMETERY:

The Village operates a municipal cemetery on West Greenwich Road. If you would like to purchase a lot, memorial bricks or have questions regarding the opening/closing of gravesites, please contact the Village Hall at 330-887-5151.  For a complete list of fees please view the Cemetery Page.

Click here to view the Cemetery Page

CHURCHES:

There are two (2) churches in the Village of Westfield Center:

Leroy United Methodist Church 7 Park Circle P. O. Box 327 Westfield Center, OH 44251 330-887-5069 To view Leroy Methodist Church website click here. Universalist Church 6 Park Circle P. O. Box 531 Westfield Center, OH 44251 330-887-5144 To view Universalist Church website click here.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:

POLICE:

EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1

MEDINA COUNTY SHERIFF:   330-725-6631

SEWER ISSUES:

WESTFIELD WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT:  330-887-5025

WATER ISSUES:

MEDINA COUNTY SANITARY ENGINEERS:  330-723-9585

GARAGE/YARD SALES:

Garage/Yard sales may be held two (2) times each year, Thursday through Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, not to exceed two (2) days.   A garage sale permit is required at no cost.  Permits are available at the Village Hall or by clicking on the Garage Sale Permit form below.  All garage sale permits must be approved by the Village prior to the sale. One (1) directional sign is allowed at the nearest intersection to the sale and an additional sign at the sale. No banners, streamers or similar advertisements are allowed. All signs are to be removed within three (3) hours after the end of the sale and no later than 9:00 p.m. on Sunday of the sale.

GARAGE SALE PERMIT FORM

GOLF CARTS:

Golf carts are allowed on Village streets if they meet all licensing and safety requirements of the State of Ohio. Golf Carts need to be certified by the Village of Westfield Center Police Chief.  Forms are available at the Village Hall.

GOVERNMENTAL SERVICES:

Form of Government:  Mayor and Council

Council meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Mayor’s Court is held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

The Board of Public Affairs meets the last Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. unless otherwise scheduled.

Both the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals meet on a as needed basis.  Please check the calendar for meeting dates and times.

For scheduled meeting times and dates please click here to view calendar.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY:

Please contact Anita Weaver, President at 330-887-5525.

HOSPITALS:

There are several hospitals in the area: Lodi Community Hospital, 225 Elyria Street, Lodi, OH 44254 ~ 330-948-1222 Medina Hospital, 1000 E. Washington Street, Medina, OH 44256 ~ 330-725-1000 Summa Health Center @ Lake Medina, 3780 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256 ~ 330-764-4253 Summa Health Center Wadsworth, 195 Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281 ~ 330-331-1000

HUNTING:

The hunting of animals or fowl within the Village is prohibited.  No person shall, hunt, kill or attempt to kill any animal or fowl by use of firearms or any other means.

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INCOME TAX:

Westfield Center has a one (1) percent earned income Village tax. For information about liability, call the Village Hall.  There is a link on this website where you can obtain income tax forms. Click here for the link to the income tax page.

LAWNS:

Proper maintenance and upkeep of vegetation is necessary to maintain the overall integrity of the village. Unkept conditions are deemed undesirable and a threat to the public health of the residents. It is determined that weeds growing at a height of eight (8) inches or higher upon any property are a public nuisance. If it is determined that properties are being neglected, you shall be notified by the Village and asked to correct the situation. For information regarding penalties, fines, etc., call the Village Hall.

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LIBRARY SERVICES:

The Medina County District Library provides excellent service to the county. Branches are located in Lodi and Seville, with the main library in Medina.  To view the library main web page click here.

NEWSPAPERS:

Cleveland Plain Dealer ~ To view the Cleveland Plain Dealer website click here. Akron Beacon Journal ~ To view the Akron Beacon Journal website click here. Medina Gazette ~ To view the Medina Gazette website click here. The Post ~ To view the Post website click here.

OPEN BURNING:

Generally, open burning is not allowed in the Village. However, given certain circumstances, permission may be granted. Contact the Fire Chief.  Please call Westfield Fire and Rescue before starting any open burning (330-887-5541).

PARADE:

The Memorial Day Parade is held yearly on the last Monday of May. It is a remembrance of all veterans who served in the armed services. It is a grand event attended by both the Village residents and Township residents and friends.

PARKS:

The Rory O’Neil Baseball Field, 8712 North Leroy, has a walking path measuring 8/10 of a mile.

There is also a small park behind the Municipal Building  where there is exercise equipment, a walking path, and playground equipment.

Park Circle:  The Village owns the park in the middle of the Village.  The park was originally donated to Westfield Township by James Fowler in the 1800’s.  The park was transferred to Village ownership in August of 2015.  The park can be reserved for weddings and other activities conducive to the property.  PARK RESERVATION FORM

POLICE & FIRE DEPARTMENTS:

Emergencies dial 9-1-1.

Village of Westfield Center Police Department Non-Emergency telephone number is 330-887-5151.

Medina County Sheriff’s Office at 330-725-6631.  Please click here to view their website.

Westfield Fire and Rescue’s telephone number is 330-887-5541. (Emergency medical service in the Village is provided, without cost to the residents and their families, by the Westfield Fire and Rescue.)  Please click here to view their website.

POST OFFICE:

Postal Services are provided locally in the Village.  Post Office Boxes are available for residents living on non-service streets.  [(Residents living on Greenwich Road (North), South Leroy and Westfield Road may install a mailbox at the curb but will have a Seville address or may choose to rent a Post Office Box and have a Westfield Center address.)]  Please check with the Post Office directly at 330-887-5010.

The Post Office is open weekdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.) and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The lobby is open 24 hours.

PUBLIC HEALTH:

The Medina County Health District provides nursing services, health education, clinical services, environmental health, and vital statistics documents.  They are located at 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, Ohio and their telephone number is 330-723-9688 or 1-888-723-9688. ~ To view the Health Department’s website click here.

Health Screenings are offered the second Monday of January; March; May; July; September and November from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 (Noon) at the Village Hall.  Health screenings for blood pressure, and glucose screenings are free.  It is necessary to fast for at least two (2) hours prior to the glucose screening.  Complete lipid profiles can be done for a fee of $15.00.  It is necessary to fast for ten to twelve (10-12) hours prior to testing and it is recommended that you consume 8 oz. of water twenty (20) minutes prior to testing.  (Health Screening flyers are available at the Village Hall.)

SCHOOLS:

To view Cloverleaf website click here.

Cloverleaf Elementary School is located at 8337 Friendsville Road in Seville, Ohio.  The main office telephone number is 330-302-0103.  The telephone number for student registration is 330-302-0102.

Cloverleaf Middle School is located at 7500 Buffham Road, Seville, Ohio.  The main office telephone number is 330-302-0207.

Cloverleaf High School is located at 8525 Friendsville Road, Seville, Ohio.  The main office telephone number is 330-302-0328.

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Medina County Career Center is located at 1101 West Liberty Street, Medina, Ohio.  The main office telephone number is 330-725-8461. ~ To view the Medina County Career Center website click here.

SEWER SERVICE:

Sewer service is handled through the Village.  All new residents need to complete a Sewer Service Application.  Sewer charges are based on water consumption.  Sewer billing is done bi-monthly.   Please read the sewer service description document regarding involuntary water consumption.  If you are interested in having a deduct meter installed please review Medina County Sanitary Engineer’s Policy regarding the installation.   Click here to find out more about the Board of Public Affairs.

DESCRIPTION SEWER SERVICE

APPLICATION FOR SEWER SERVICE

MCSE DEDUCT METER INSTALLATION POLICY

APP INITIAL ENROLLMENT FORM

APP CHANGE ACCOUNT FORM

SHOPPING:

The nearest grocery store is Miller Brother’s SuperValu located in Lodi (west of Greenwich Road), three (3) miles away. Milk, bread, newspapers, etc., can be purchased at the truck stop at Rt. 224 and Lake Road. Mall shopping is available at the Prime Retail Outlet Mall on Rt. 83 south of Lodi.

SIDEWALKS:

The maintenance and upkeep of sidewalks is the responsibility of the homeowner. This includes snow removal.

SOLICITOR PERMITS

Please click here to go to the Police Department page.

TRASH/REFUSE REMOVAL:

Recycling Bins:  The Medina County Solid Waste District has placed a recycling bin on the east side of the Village/Post Office parking lot.  Residents are encouraged to recycle as it is important for all of us to work for a better environment.  The bin is for the following recyclables:  cans, plastic bottles, cardboard and paper.  (There is a complete list of both acceptable and non-acceptable items on the front of the bin.)  The County asks that residents dump recycling items loosely, not in bags.  Please do not put other types of trash in the recycling bin.

Please click here to view their website:

Waste Management has a license agreement with the Village to collect trash.  Trash should be out at the curb by 6:00 a.m. the day of pick-up.  For more information or to set up service, please call:  Waste Management, 116 N. Bauer Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691, 1-800-910-2831. Please click here to view their website: 

UTILITIES:

Electric – Ohio Edison/First Energy (1-800-633-4766) ~ If you would like to set up service or report issues such as street light outages, please visit the First Energy website. Report street light outage (First Energy)

Gas – Columbia Gas (1-800-344-4077) ~ To view Columbia Gas website click here.

Telephone – Frontier (1-877-462-9514) ~ To view Frontier’s website click here.

Cable TV – Time Warner (1-877-772-2253) ~ To view Time Warner’s website click here.

VOTER REGISTRATION/VOTING LOCATION:

Medina County Board of Elections is located at 3800 Stongegate Drive, Suite C, Medina, Ohio.  Their mailing address is P. O. Box 506, Medina, Ohio 44258.  Their telephone number is 330-722-9278.  Voter registration forms are available at the Village Hall or click below.

VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

The Westfield Center polling location is the Westfield Center Municipal Building, 6701 Greenwich Road, Westfield Center, Ohio.

WATER SERVICE: 

Water service is provided by Medina County Sanitary Engineers located at 791 West Smith Road, Medina, Ohio and their telephone number is 330-723-9585.  Please call Medina County Sanitary Engineers to set up your account or if you are having any water issues.  ~ Click here to visit the Medina County Sanitary Engineers’ website.

WEATHER SIRENS:

There are four sirens within the Township and the Village.  Residents can opt to have weather alerts sent to their cell phones or personal computer please contact Chief Fletcher at 330-887-5541.

ZONING PERMITS:

You are required to obtain a Zoning Permit for almost all structures including but not limited to both permanent and temporary signs.  Please check with the Village Hall as Zoning Permits need to be approved before construction begins or signs can be posted.  For a complete list of Zoning Requirements and fees please refer to  the Village’s Codified Ordinances.  Note:  County Building permits are issued through the Medina County Building Department.  Click here to read more about the Board of Zoning Appeals.

ZONING PERMIT APPLICATION

SIGN PERMIT APPLICATION

VARIANCE PETITION

FEE SCHEDULE

LIST OF COUNTY OFFICES

 Zoning Map
Aerial Zoning Map

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