Quarry Rd reconstruction project planned
A reconstruction project is scheduled to start sometime between the first and fifteenth of August 2014 on Quarry Rd. There are two phases to the project and only the first has been approved. The project will start at the most northerly part of Quarry Rd starting at the Amherst Township line and work south toward Rt 113. The road will be closed to traffice for 30 days.
Village wide Garage/Yard Sale August 9th, 2014
The South Amherst Village Council would like to invite the community to participate in our annual garage sale. The date of the sale is August 9th, 2014 from 9 AM to 5 PM. No permit is necessary for the residents for Saturday. Only a $5.00 fee will be needed for any other sale days.
If you would like to have your sale listed on our map of sites, please fill out a registration form. You may also pick up a form at town hall or visit us on Facebook under South Amherst Village Garage Sale. Registration forms are due back to town hall by July 28th, 2014. This will allow us time to create maps with every registed location. A completed map is here and willl be made available on Facebook, or at town hall.
2012 Annual Financial Report has been completed and is available for inspection at the Office of the Village Clerk/Treasurer at 103 West Main St
Contractor Registration - 2014
Effective June 2011, all contractors doing work in the Village of South Amherst must be registered to do work in the Village of South Amherst. Click here to get an application and the requirements. You may drop your application and required documents off at the South Amherst Townhall at 103 W Main St, South Amherst Ohio. There is a $35.00 registration fee for the first year and $25.00 for every year after.
Tree Limb/Branch Pick-up
Tree limbs and branches will be picked up the first week of each month at the curb.
Leaf Pick will be from October 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014. Any leaves that come down after October 30, 2014 will be the responsibility of the residents. The last day of pick up will be October 31, 2014.
2014 Dumpster Days
Springl Dumpster Days will be Friday, May 2nd, 2014 from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Fall Dumpster Days will be Friday, October 3rd, 2014 from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, October 4th, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Please bring your water bill or driver's license to show proof of residence in the Village. We cannot take tires, paint, or construction material. We will take appliances that use Freon; however, they must be tagged that the Freon has been removed. We will also take batteries.
Items such as yard waste, clothing, light bulbs including Christmas lights, wood, chains, garden hoses, shredded paper, car parts (especially brake rotors, pots and pans,polystyrene(stryafoam) & aluminum foil may all be taken. None of these items should be placed in your green recycle containers. As of 2013, Republic Services has new equipment and these items cannot be processed as recycleable material.
The county also has a drive in site at 540 S. Abbe Rd in Elyira, Ohio that takes a variety of items. For more information call 1-800-449-5463.
Republic Waste is the company that handles the Village of South Amherst trash removal
To get trash service, call 1-800-433-1309. The village participates in a recycling program where residence are assigned one blue container for trash and one green container for recycable material from Republic Waste. They can take newspapers, magazines, junk mail, milk and juice containers, beverage containers (empty)-aluminum, glass, plastic #1-#7 (detergent bottles, etc), and metal.
They also have a bulk pick-up on the first trash day of the month. Items that you can put out then are yard waste, clothing, light bulbs including Christmas lights, wood, chains, garden hoses, shredded paper, car parts (especially brake rotors, pots and pans,polystyrene(stryafoam) & aluminum foil.
Please keep in mind that the Village follows the Ohio State Residence Building and Electrical Codes.
The Village requires permits for landscape and grading and for tapping into the storm sewers.
Please contact Mayor Becker at (440-986-8221) for tapping into the storm sewers.
Please contact Townhall staff to apply for permits for building, landscape, grading & zoning at (440)986-2202.
If you have a sidewalk in front of your property, you are required to keep the sidewalks in repair and free from snow, ice or any nuisance. (ORC 723.011)
All sidewalks must be maintained in a safe and passable manner. Elevations between stone slabs or concrete sections shall not vary by more than one (1) inch.
When a driveway is of loose stone or gravel, said stone or gravel shall not cover the sidewalk. A through sidewalk must be maintained through the driveway and must meet sidewalk requirements as set forth in Ord. 660.
If you would like to read the Ordinances with regard to sidewalks, please follow the link to Walter Drane Company under the Related Links section of the Village web site.
If you have questions regarding your sidewalk, please contact Randy Riley, Zoning Inspector, at (440) 986-2202.