PO Box 247
12829 St. Route 613
Van Buren, Ohio 45889
419-299-8828


NOTICE – All Allen Township Trustee meeting notifications will be available at the following locations: Allen Township Center 12829 SR 613, Van Buren, OH (front window),  Allen Township website “allentownship.com”,  Courier Newspaper – Findlay, OH (Public Meeting Notices and/or Legal Notices).

NOTICE – The Allen Township Trustee regular meeting schedule for 2024 will be the first Tuesday of each month at the Allen Township Center 12829 SR 613, Van Buren, OH at 7:00 p.m The next regular Trustee’s meeting will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2024.


NOTICE – All Allen Township Zoning Commission meeting notifications will be available at the following locations: Allen Township Center 12829 SR 613, Van Buren, OH (front window),  Allen Township website “allentownship.com”,  Courier Newspaper – Findlay, OH (Public Meeting Notices and/or Legal Notices).

NOTICE – The next regular Allen Township Zoning Commission meeting will be on Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at the Allen Township Center 12829 SR 613, Van Buren, OH at 5:00 p.m.

 Notice of Allen Township Trustee’s Zoning Hearing

August 6, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at

Van Buren High School Auditorium, Van Buren, OH 45889

Allen Township Full Proposed Zoning Book 
Zoning Map is on the page 81 of the Zoning Book.

This is a large file and may take some time to open, depending on your Internet connection speed.


NOTICE – The next monthly meeting of The Board of Allen Township Trustees will be on Wednesday, August 7th at The Allen Township Center, 12829 SR 613, Van Buren, OH 45889, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

 MEETING AGENDA

    • Reading of the Minutes

    • Financial Report

    • Fire Department Update

    • Road & Cemetery Update

    • Old Business – Trustee Reports

    • New Business

    • Any business lawfully brought before the Board may be considered and acted upon.

    • Unscheduled topics brought forth from those in attendance are limited to ten minutes in duration.


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Allen Township is located in North Central Hancock County in Northwest Ohio.  Township government consists of three elected Trustees and an elected Fiscal Officer. 

The Township is home to the Village of Van Buren, Van Buren State Park, three major distribution centers, the World’s largest dishwasher manufacturing plant, and many other businesses, large and small.

  • Population is 2,754. (2020 Census)

  • There are 39.294 miles of township roads. (per ODOT 12/31/2023)

  • Allen Township is not currently zoned.

  • The Allen Township Fire Department consists of thirty volunteers and eight pieces of apparatus, operating out of three stations.

  • Property Valuation, as of 1/1/2023, was $190,424,670. (per County Auditor)

  • Allen Township Boundaries

    • North – State Route 18 (Wood County Line)

    • East – Township Road 232

    • West – County Road 140

    • South – City of Findlay