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Draft Zoning Amendment


Notice of Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held by Bucyrus City Council on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave. The Bucyrus City Platting Committee is considering amending Section 1163.04 of the Bucyrus Zoning Code to include a new section to permit multi-family dwellings as a conditional use in the City’s R3 districts.

Residents may express opinions about this proposed zoning classification by appearing at the public hearing or by submitting a letter to John S. Rostash, Zoning Administrator, City of Bucyrus, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio 44820. Letters must be received prior to the public hearing so they can be entered into the official record during the hearing.

For questions about the proposed zoning district classification, please contact the City Zoning Administrator, Mr. Rostash, at 419-562-6767, ext. 226, or in the City Engineering and Zoning office in City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bucyrus Zoning Administrator and Website Developer John S. Rostash

John S. Rostash
Bucyrus Planning, Zoning, Website, IT, and Floodplain Administrator

John Rostash joined the City of Bucyrus Zoning Department in 2007. He was pivotal in the closure of the 2004 FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant as well as the administration of a FEMA Grant that demolished nearly 50 damaged structures after the flood of 2007. Currently Mr. Rostash is assisting in many development and planning projects such as the Long Term Sewer Separation Project, East Southern Avenue Reginal Stormwater Detention System, The Southern Avenue Sanitary Sewer Main Line Installation, as well as the Bucyrus Bike Path and other Quality of Life enhancements

 Like many small municipalities, Bucyrus has had to do more with less staffing and John Rostash has been a tremendous asset to our community. Mr. Rostash took on the added role of Website Designer and IT Administrator in 2013 and developed the current city website. John Rostash created the Interactive Zoning Map used widely by developers, appraisers and real estate agents. John also served as the Interim Code Officer for the City of Bucyrus and is still providing support services to the new Code Officer and City Law Director.