All residential buildings with a cost of $30,000 or more will require a $500 security deposit to cover any road damage, drive damage or construction clean up when finished. This amount is refundable following an inspection by the Zoning Inspector when construction is completed. 

If construction is started without a permit issued the fees will be doubled.If an Agricultural Building is started without a Zoning Permit there will be a $50.00 fine assessed. 

Please remember that if you're installing Solar Panels call Ed Cornwell to be sure you are complying with the township zoning.

Zoning Inspector

Ed Cornwell  (440) 965-4206 Cell (228) 239-2205


Download the Henrietta Township Zoning Book

New Home  
$300        Ponds $50 
Attached Structure$75Pools $50
Out Buildings, Signs & Decks

Fence $50                  


$.20 per sq ft.min. 400 Sq ft
Industrial.30 per sq ftmin. 400 Sq ft
Conditional Use Permits$250 to apply
$100 to renew 

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Henrietta Township is a zoned community governed by a Zoning Board. There is also a Zoning Board of Appeals which  meet to offer variances to zoning regulations​No building or other structure shall be erected, moved, added to, structurally altered, nor shall any building, structure, or land be established or changed in use without a permit being issued by the Zoning Inspector.

The current fee structure is as follows:

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