Community Development

Community Development

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement is a function of the Community Development Department. Mr. Dennis Brown is the Village’s Code Enforcement Official focused on Section 92 (Nuisances) and 150 (Zoning Code) of the Swanton Village Codified Ordinances. Nuisance complaints include, but are not limited to, tall grass, trash, refuse, and other debris in yards, as well as unsafe structures. If you wish to file a complaint or speak to Mr. Brown about any alleged violation, please contact him Monday-Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at 419.826.9515

Weekly Code Enforcement Update

Community Center

Swanton Community Center
Regularly scheduled meetings:
  • Fulton County Senior Center, Swanton location: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Rotary Club of Swanton: Thursdays at noon
  • Lions Club of Swanton: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m.

Planning and Zoning

Swanton Planning and Zoning
Planning and Zoning is a function of the Community Development Department. The Village Administrator also acts as the Zoning Inspector and oversees all of the planning and zoning related matters that occur within the Village of Swanton.  This includes issuing zoning certificates, enforcing the zoning code, and providing informational assistance to the Planning Commission and Committee of Zoning Appeals. A Zoning Permit is required for construction, enlargement, or renovation of structures including but not limited to a garage, shed, deck, or pool. Refer to the Zoning Code for all structures requiring a permit. If you have any questions whether a permit is required or questions about a permit application please contact Rosanna Hoelzle to schedule an appointment: 419.826.9515.