If you have received a non-filer letter for neglecting to file a municipal income tax return for the municipality of Johnstown,

You can simply e-file returns at:

or mail or fax to RITA the documents listed on the non-filing letter.  

Responsive documents must be submitted to RITA using only the following address or fax number

Attn: Compliance Department 198
Regional Income Tax Agency
PO BOX 470538
Broadview Heights, OH  44147-0538 OR Faxing to: 440-922-3510

Please do not submit documents directly to any of RITA’s offices, to any specific individual at RITA or to any address or fax number that you may use for other RITA correspondence as this will result in a delay in our processing of the documents and could also result in the taxpayer receiving an unnecessary subpoena.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning map amendment

Public Notice                  

(Pursuant to Chapter 1137 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Johnstown)
This notice was run in the August 19, 2018 edition of The Newark Advocate

The Johnstown Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing to consider an amendment to the official zoning map of the Village of Johnstown.  

Parcel number 053-174144-00.002 (Duncan Plains Rd NW)

From Planned Unit Development (PUD) to Light Manufacturing (LM). 

Parcel number 053-172578-00.007 (Duncan Plains Rd NW)

From Suburban Residential (SR-1) to Light Manufacturing (LM). 

The Public Hearing will be held Tuesday August 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at 599 S. Main Street. Within thirty days after the conclusion of this public hearing a recommendation will be made by the Commission to Council.

 For more information contact:

Jim Lenner Village Planner




The parking lots will be closed:

Beginning @ 7:00 pm Thursday, 8/16/18 to Friday, 8/17/18 7:00 pm (for final milling of existing asphalt)

and again

Beginning @ 7:00 pm Sunday 8/19/18 7:00 PM
to Friday, 8/24/18 5:00 PM (paving and curing)

TOWING WILL BE ENFORCED. Please stay off the asphalt while we bring a much needed improvement to our community.


Make- Ford

Model- L8000

Miles- 260,576.6

Engine type- 301 CAT

Standard transmission 5 speed with split shift

Appointments may be made to see the truck by calling the Water Department at 740-967-1139. Minimum bid is $2,500.00 Sealed bids should be submitted to the Administration Office at 599 S. Main St. Johnstown, OH 43031.  Bids will be accepted July 23, 2018 through August 6, 2018. Please include your name, address, and phone number in your bid.  Payment must be made within one week of notification of winning bid. The only form of accepted payment is cashier’s check.

Bleckmann USA hiring for immediate openings

Public Notice – TJ Evans Bike Path temporarily closed at Granville

July 16 through August 1 – A section of the TJ Evans Bike Path in Granville will be completely closed from the Main St bike path parking lot east of Granville Milling, up to the Granville Rotary Bridge, from July 16 through August 1. The repair is to correct bank erosion and unstable bank conditions. *** For your safety, please observe all path closure signs and instructions from work crews.   Do not cross into closed areas. Updates will appear on the Licking Park District website, Facebook and the Trail Hotline (740.349.4823). We will pass along more information as we receive it, and let you know if there are any changes. If you have any questions, please call or email us (740.587.2535 or  Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to improve your trails.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Boil Alert lifted

The boil alert that was in effect for homes notified on S. Kasson has been lifted.

Wilcox Communities & Westport Homes Community forum presentation of Concord Trails

The presentation of Concord Trails by Wilcox Communities and Westport Homes
may be viewed with this link



2017 Water Quality Report

2017 Johnstown CCR Water Quality

PUBLIC NOTICE: Please help us keep your streets clear of snow by moving your vehicle off of the street when snowfall reaches/or is expected to reach 2 inches (Ordinance 351.15)

Please help our Service Department get your streets clean and free of snow by moving your vehicle off of streets when snowfall reaches (or is expected to reach) two inches. See our Village Ordinance below

   (a)   In order to facilitate the cleaning of streets and expedite the free flow of traffic, motor vehicles shall not be parked on any street within the Municipality or within the Businessman’s Downtown Parking Lot at such times as the United States Weather Bureau records indicate that two inches of snow has fallen or two inches of snow has fallen and there is a prospect of further snowfall.  All vehicles parked prior to the time weather conditions prohibited parking must be removed by the owners or operators.  Any motor vehicle parked in violation of this prohibition shall be removed at the order of the Chief of Police and shall subject the owner or operator to the fines provided herein.
   (b)   It is the responsibility of the owners or operators of motor vehicles to ascertain weather conditions require the removal of their motor vehicles from the streets and to remove all vehicles parked in violation of this section.
   (c)   When the United States Weather Bureau records indicate that two inches of snow has fallen or two inches of snow has fallen and there is a prospect of further snowfall, the Chief of Police shall order the removal of all vehicles parked on the streets which have not been removed by the owners or operators.  Such vehicles shall be removed to a motor vehicle pound as designated by the Traffic Code.  Records shall be kept by the Police Department of all vehicles removed.
   (d)   Whoever violates this section is subject to the same penalties provided by law for illegal parking in normally regulated streets.  In addition, where a car is towed to a motor vehicle pound, the car can be recovered only upon the payment of the towing and/or storage charges.
   (e)   The Police Department shall use all available means to disseminate information as to the existence of weather conditions requiring removal of parked motor vehicles from the street, including radio, television, newspapers and other available media to the extent feasible.  The dissemination of this information does not relieve owners or operators of motor vehicles from the responsibility of ascertaining the existence of weather conditions requiring the removal of parked motor vehicles from the streets.
   (f)   The prohibitions in Section 351.15, Snow Emergency Parking , apply to any street located within the Municipal limits of the Village of Johnstown.
(Ord. 10-07.  Passed 12-4-07.)