A Medication Disposal Unit is located in the lobby of the Norwich Township Safety Services Building at 5181 Northwest Parkway. The unit is for pills only (yours or your pets). Sharps, liquids and similar items are not acceptable. If you plan to drop off medications, please make sure that you remove labels from bottles. Here are a list of other sites that may be helpful, courtesy of SWACO.org (Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio):
Norwich Township does not have local regulations pertaining to hunting. Hunting is under the jurisdiction of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. Answers to common hunting questions may be found at http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/stay-informed/frequently-asked-questions, or by contacting the District Office at (937) 372-9261.
Norwich Township's regulations are outlined in a resolution which establishes both the regulation and the registration of transient vendors within the unincorporated area of Norwich Township. Click HERE for the resolution.
No. Do not cover, bury or block any sewer manhole lid. This makes it very hard to clear backups or run any kind of maintenance on the systems.
Residents of Ridgewood and the City of Hilliard receive their water from the City of Columbus. Residents of Timberbrook receive their water from the Aqua America, Inc. And still others receive their water from private wells. To contact the City of Columbus, visit their web site at http://utilities.columbus.gov/. To contact Aqua America, Inc., visit their web site at https://www.aquaamerica.com/Pages/Home.aspx.
If the water looks or smells bad, do not drink, cook, clean or bathe with the water. If you are a resident of Ridgewood or the City of Hilliard, contact the City of Columbus Division of Water at (614) 645-7691. If you are a resident of Timberbrook, contact the Aqua America, Inc. at (877) 987-2782.
For residents that reside in the unincorporated areas of Norwich Township, a permit for a security system is not currently required. For residents that reside in the City of Hilliard, permits are required for home security systems. Permits may be obtained from the Hilliard Police Department by calling (614) 876-7321. Permits are $25.00 for a 2-year period.
Removal of fallen trees on private property is the property owner’s responsibility. Norwich Township and the City of Hilliard will remove trees that are blocking a road, a sidewalk or that have fallen within the Township/City’s right-of-way. To report a tree down within the unincorporated areas of Norwich Township during normal business hours, call (614) 876-2236. To report a tree down within the City of Hilliard during normal business hours, call (614) 876-7361. If it is after hours regardless of its location, please contact the Hilliard Police Department at (614) 876-7321.
Curbside yard waste is provided through Local Waste Services. (For more information on Local Waste Services click HERE.) To haul to a facility, visit SWACO.org to find area drop off locations.
Norwich Township Roads Department will remove dead animals that are on the roads of the unincorporated areas of Norwich Township. To report a dead animal within the unincorporated areas of Norwich Township during normal business hours, call the Roads Department at (614) 876-2236. For all other roadways, call either the Franklin County Engineer’s Office at (614) 525-3030 or the City of Hilliard at (614) 876-7361. Dead animals on private property should be addressed by contacting an animal control company for removal at the homeowner’s expense.
For residents that reside in the unincorporated areas of Norwich Township, all zoning issues fall under the Franklin County Board of Planning and Zoning. Please contact them directly at (614) 525-3095. For residents that reside in the City of Hilliard, please contact the Hilliard Building Department at (614) 334-2557.
The Township Road Department replaces street and traffic signs on Township roadways only.
The Hilliard Recreation and Parks Department offers a wide range of different activities throughout the year. Please call them at (614) 876-5200 for more information. In addition, the Dublin Community Recreation Center also offers a wide range of activities. For more information, please contact them at (614) 410-4550.
The positions of Board of Trustee and Fiscal Officer each have a term of office of four (4) years. The Trustee term of office begins in January and the Fiscal Officer term of office begins in April. For more information on the Board of Trustees and the Fiscal Officer, click here NorwichTownshipTrustees/Fiscal.
Each Norwich Township meeting has a public participation section where residents are given the opportunity to speak.
Dog licenses can be purchased in person at the Franklin County Dog Shelter (1731 Alum Creek Drive) or the Franklin County Auditor's Office (373 S. High Street, 21st Floor). You can also apply online at www.franklincountyauditor.com or receive a paper application by calling the Consumer Services Division at (614) 525-3260. You must provide proof of current rabies vaccination before you are able to purchase a dog license for any dog or puppy three months of age or older.
Franklin County residents can report littering or the illegal dumping of trash by calling the Nail-A-Dumper hotline at (614) 871-5322 or by visiting www.nailadumper.com. Both are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dumping in and around streams, storm drains and bodies of water are also illegal. If you see problems, please contact our Roads Division at 614-876-2236. For more informaition and additional contact numbers visit: http://www.bethechangeforcleanwater.org/franklin-county