A Message From Your Trustees...

  Board President~ Doug M. Haines

 Vice President~ Craig E. Chessler

 Trustee~ Ralph DeChiara Jr.

 As your Perry Township Trustees, it is our honor serving the residents of Perry Township. We continue to be dedicated to the needs and concerns of all Perry Township residents. As your community leaders we are committed to operating all departments with a fiscally responsible budget, while supporting excellence within our safety forces in order to continue keeping you and your family members safe and secure (continued)  click here.

Perry Township... together we take pride!

The Perry Township Rotary Club and the Perry Township Fire Department have partnered in the purchase and distribution of complimentary File of Life medical and emergency contact information packets. To obtain a File of Life, Perry Township residents may call the Fire Administration office at 330-833-3865.





Police Department


Emergency~ 911

Our  department is a full service police department made up of highly trained professionals who are committed to serving and protecting the residents of Perry Township, and making this one of the safest communities in Ohio in which to live.

Fire_Dept-_Truck_homepage.jpgFire Department


Emergency ~ 911

The Perry Township Fire Department is a combination Department consisting of thirteen full-time and sixty part-time Firemen and EMS personnel. Perry Township has three Fire Stations that provide quick response and support for our community.

Road_Dept-_Truck.JPGRoad Department


The Perry Township Road Department primary purpose is to make all Township roads and right-of-ways safe for your travel. From time to time roads will be closed. These repairs are necessary in order to improve the quality of streets you’ve come to expect in Perry Township.

Park-_Homepage.jpgParks Department


Perry Township has eight parks that offer unlimited recreational facilities.  The park systems are the pride of our community!  The parks are used on a daily basis by young and old alike.  The quality of a community is often measured by its value of green space and recreational opportunities afforded to its residents. 

township_zoning_map.jpgZoning Department


Perry Township Trustees may regulate building and land use in unincorporated territory for public purpose.

For your convenience, you may view the Perry Township Zoning book in its entirety on line by visiting the zoning section of the website.



Perry Township in partnership with Stark Tusc Wayne Solid Waste management  provides 24/7 self service recycling locations begininning on 04/02/13. The first location is located at 5075 Southway SW, Canton, Ohio 44706. You may enter off of Perry Drive SW, and exit in the parking lot east of the township hall. For your convenience, two additional recycling locations will be anounced soon.

More than ever the environment needs your help; one person, family community or business can help make a difference. If you want to help keep the environment GREEN start helping by recycling.

Regular Meeting

Tue, Dec 20 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Regular Meetings 

The Perry Township Board of Trustees meets in Regular Meeting format on the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.   

The meetings are held at the Township Hall located at

3111 Hilton Street NW

in Massillon. Regular Meetings include reports by Department Heads, the Law Director, and the Township Administrator.  The public is welcome to offer comments during the Public Speaks portion of the agenda on township related matters.