Ongoing Reminders

Parking Regulations

The Village Maintenance Technician would like to remind everyone of the parking regulations that states no vehicle shall be parked on designated streets, alleys, highways, or public property in the village whenever a snow emergency has been declared and regulations that prohibit parking on Main Street from Taylor Street to Cherry Street from the hours of 3:00am to 6:00am.  Vehicles may be removed and penalties provided per Weston Basic Code section 173.16 & 173.17.

Parking Prohibitions During Snow Emergencies (Section 173.16 of the Weston Basic Code)
(A)  In order to facilitate the cleaning of streets and to expedite the free flow of traffic, no motor vehicle shall be parked on the designated and identified streets, alleys, highways, or public property in the village whenever a snow emergency has been declared in the village by the Mayor or the Village Administrator.  Any motor vehicle parked in violation of this prohibition shall be removed at the order of the Mayor or the Village Administrator, and the owner or operator thereof shall be subject to the penalty provided for in section 70.99 of the Ohio Basic Code.

(B)  In addition to the penalty provided for in section 70.99 of the Ohio Basic Code, any motor vehicle parked in violation of division (A) of this section may be impounded, towed, or otherwise removed from the prohibited area.  The owner of such vehicle shall pay all towing or storage charges incurred directly to the person or company towing or storing the vehicle, in addition to paying all fines and costs assessed for violation of this section.

Prohibited Parking on Designated Portion of Main Street During Specific Time Period (Section 173.17 of the Weston Basic Code)
(A)  No person shall stand or park on or along that portion of Main Street located between Taylor Street and Cherry Street during the hours of 3:00am and 6:00am each day.

(B) Whoever violates any provision of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor on a first offense.  On a second offense within one year after the first offense, such person is guilty of misdemeanor of the fourth degree.  On each subsequent offense within one year after the first offense, such person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.  Penalties shall be as provided in section 70.99 of the Ohio Basic Code.


House Numbers

Fire & EMS would like to remind you of Ordinance No. 19-89 passed July 3, 1989 requires house numbers to be clearly visible from the street.  This will help our units to find you quicker in the event of an emergency.

› Every owner of any residential, commercial or industrial building in the Village of Weston shall display the address street number on the front of said building.
› Each number shall be legible and fixed in a conspicuous location on the front of the building in numbers of at least three (3) inches in height but not more than six (6) inches in height, and visible from the public right-of-way.
› Any person who violates this ordinance shall be subject to a fine.  Each twenty-four (24) hour period that any violation of this ordinance continues to exist shall be a separate offense.

 

Ordinance 19-89


Door-to-Door Solicitation

The Village of Weston requires all door-to-door salesmen/solicitors to first obtain a permit before canvassing the community (per OBC Sections 110 and 112). Click here for a copy of the application: Solicitation Application

As noted on the form, a full FBI/BCI background check must be completed by each individual that will be soliciting.


Golf Carts

Golf carts are now required to be plated.  Inspections can be done at the Wood County Sheriff's Office prior to getting registration.
For more details visit: http://woodcountysheriff.com/services/golf-cart-inspections/

Golf Cart Ordinance
Passed on 8/21/2017


Otsego Food Pantry

The Otsego Food Pantry is always willing to help those in need. This service is by appointment only.

Otsego Food Pantry
c/o Lisa Hatfield
PO Box 261
17700 Beaver Street
Grand Rapids, OH 43522

Phone: 419-830-1051
Email: otsegofoodpantryoh@gmail.com

Housed in the Grand Rapids First Presbyterian Church - Supported by our Community!


Adopt a Hydrant

Be a "Hydrant Hero" by adopting a fire hydrant to care for during the winter season. The Village of Weston and the Northwestern Water & Sewer District would greatly appreciate your willingness to dig out a fire hydrant (or two) after any winter storm or snowfall.


Call Before You Dig

By law, individuals must contact OUPS, the Ohio Utilities Protection Service, two working days before any digging, ditching, drilling, leveling, or plowing activity. Their number is 1-800-362-2764, or just dial 811. Representatives from the appropriate utility companies will then come to the location and designate nearby pipelines with highly visible markers, free of charge. For more information, check out their website at http://sngco.com.


Dogs/Animals

  • Please be considerate to your fellow residents by being a responsible pet owner. Any and all waste left behind by an animal should be cleaned up immediately.
  • For citizen safety, no resident may keep, own, harbor, possess, or care for any dangerous or vicious dog(s). Ordinance 2016-12, passed 7/18/16, hereby bans these dogs from Village limits.
  • Dogs are not permitted in the Village Parks (includes baseball fields) without restraint on adequate leash of not more than ten (10) feet in length.
  • Please do not allow your dog to bark incessantly and/or disturb neighbors. Continuous barking, yelping, or howling for more that 15 consecutive minutes is a violation of Section 90.26 of the Ohio Basic Code.  Any residents disturbed by loud, excessive  barking are to call the Wood County Sheriff.
  • Ferrell cats continue to be a problem, but we can only work towards a solution with resident help and cooperation. Please do not feed these strays or provide any means of shelter. Also, try and feed your own pets indoors when possible.

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Keeping Walks Clear of Snow and Ice

Please keep your sidewalks free and clear of snow and ice this winter.

Sidewalks within the Village that are not cleared of snow and ice of two (2) inches or more within twenty-four (24) hours of any storm are considered a public nuisance. The Village Maintenance Technician or his designee may have such non-compliant sidewalks cleared at the Village's expense and then bill the property owner for these charges. If said charges are not paid within 30 days, they may be assessed to the owner's property taxes. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.


Keeping Down Weeds and Grass

Any person owning or having charge of land within the Village is required to keep their property free and clear from all noxious weeds and grasses of a height of seven (7) inches or more. The Village Zoning Inspector is authorized to give notice to the property owner, lessee, agent, or tenant to remove such weeds/grasses, as provided by ORC 731.51. If this is not done within five (5) days after service of said notice, the Village may cut the weeds/grasses at its own expense, and then certify the cost to the county auditor for assessment on the owner's property taxes per Section 174.04 in the Weston Basic Code.