Planning Department

Our Mission

The Planning Department’s mission is to implement the City’s Comprehensive Plan, promote positive community, economicand urban development within the City of Barberton and provide excellent customer service.

***Notice of Zoning Permit Moratorium***

Barberton City Council passed a resolution that went into effect December 1, 2020 imposing a moratorium of no longer than one (1) year on the issuing of zoning permits for the following within the City of Barberton:

  • Entertainment Device Arcades
  • Used Car Lots
  • Mini warehouse
  • Limited Indoor Storage
  • Dollar Stores 

Click here to view Resolution No. 133-2020

Barberton Development Code

Barberton Job Hub

Barberton Land Bank Property Sale Program

Summit County, Ohio  - Our Opportunity Zones

US EPA Brownfield Assessment 2019 Grant - Work Plan 


The ward map shows approximate boundary locations, for precise boundaries please refer to Ordinance 7-2013.

Click here to view our interactive Zoning Map.

Additional maps can be found here. 


There are many forms and documents that may be useful to you! ***please note that until further notice all applications must be submitted through email or can be dropped off at Barberton Finance Department’s drive-thru window at 104 3rd Street NW***

Barberton Community & Development Profile

Barberton Properties