Welcome to Berkshire Township, Delaware County, Ohio

​​Resident Meeting - Development and Zoning

Please join us for a special meeting on Thursday, September 24th from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Friday, September 25th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Originally scheduled for March, and cancelled due to COVID-19, we are happy to announce this open house-style meeting. We are encouraging Berkshire Township residents to attend sharing their ideas, wishes, and concerns related to development in the I71/36 corridor. Delaware County Economic Development will be presenting options for the area, and we are excited to hear residents' thoughts.

Residents will be receiving an invitation in the mail for the event, which requires no RSVP. On the postcard, a link to complete an online survey will be provided. We are hoping that all residents participate in the survey, even if unable to attend the event. Please note that the online survey is for Berkshire Township residents only.

Current COVID-19 regulations from the State of Ohio will apply, including social distancing and mandatory face masks.

Since May, regularly scheduled public meetings of the Board of Trustees, Zoning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals have continued at the township hall. These meetings are available through live streaming for those that are unable to attend in person at: www.facebook.com/Berkshire-Township-Ohio-106994710978960/

Berkshire Township, Ohio; the Community with a Rural Lifestyle Convenient To City Amenities

Founded in 1806, Berkshire Township is located in Delaware County, Ohio. We enjoy rural living yet are only 25 minutes away from downtown Columbus. Conveniently served by the I-71 exit at US36-SR37, we are situated between the City of Delaware and the Village of Sunbury, and about five miles north of the city of Westerville. The Village of Galena lies within the Berkshire Township boundaries. Our location midway between Alum Creek State Park and Hoover Reservoir gives residents excellent opportunities to enjoy the spectacular outdoor recreational experiences provided by those preserves.

Our proximity to I-71 offers economic opportunities for growth and development and has attracted some of the nation's largest retail and residential developers. The Tanger Outlet Mall and the Northstar Community and Country Club are just two of the area's newer developments. A.D. Farrow, located at the I-71 interchange opened in our township in 2007. It is the oldest continuously operating Harley Davidson dealer in the U.S.

Berkshire Township is “on the grow” -  yet still fortunate to enjoy a decidedly rural feel, with many farms owned and operated by descendants of the families who founded the township in 1806.

We are part of the Big Walnut School System and the Olentangy School System, which are both rated  “excellent” or better within the state of Ohio. The BST&G Fire Company and the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department support our residents and businesses.

Feel free to contact us at 740-965-2992 or visit our township offices at 1454 Rome Corners Rd, Galena, 43021. 

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