Urban Development

We promote high standards for residential, commercial, recreational and community development so that the quality of the built environment enriches all of our lives. Our Comprehensive Master Plan gives guidance on our future plans. 

Buying a Home or Land within the City of Barberton? 

It is important to verify the zoning of a property prior to purchasing. For more information, including the following documents and forms, please contact Stacy Edgar Carr, Strategic Planner at 330-848-6652.
  • Certificate of Appropriateness
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Combining or Dividing Parcels
  • Zoning Compliance Application
  • Zoning Compliance Application

Zoning and Design Regulations

The City of Barberton follows the Development Code for guidance regarding zoning and design regulations. If you plan on making facade/sign changes and your business is located in the historic district, you may need to bring your changes before the Design Review Board. For more information, please contact Stacy Edgar Carr, Strategic Planner at 330-848-6652.