The Village of Johnstown is a full service community serving a resident population of 4,763 (2010 census). The village employs 25 full time staff. Operations are segregated into five departments. Please use the related links in the menu to view information about individual Village departments.


The mission of the Administrative services department is to provide the residents of the Village with quality public services in an efficient and effective manner that is accomplished by forming cooperative partnerships with public, private and civic organizations.

Human Resources

The office of Human resources manages Village personnel records and reports, oversees benefits administration, and manages payroll and employee compensation.


The Department of Finance’s responsibility is to safeguard and maintain the accountability and integrity of the Village’s funds and fiscal management.


The Monroe Township Fire Department provides service to Monroe Township and to the Village of Johnstown, and also provides contractual fire protection and emergency medical service to portions of Jersey, Liberty, and McKean Townships, and to the portion of the City of New Albany located in Licking County.

Planning & Zoning

Whether you’re a developer, business owner or resident, our goal is to provide helpful information about our department. The Planning and Zoning Department works closely with other Village Staff, the Village Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission.


The Johnstown Police Department is charged with the responsibility of providing professional, efficient and organized police protection along with community police related services to the citizens of Johnstown, Ohio.


The service department is committed to total customer satisfaction.

Trash & Recycling

Local Waste Services is the contracted trash hauler for the Village of Johnstown residents.  Extra recycle bins are available to residents at the Village administrative office.

Economic Development

Johnstown Economic Development website
Medical Cannabis Program