Community News & Updates

Yard Waste Site Closed for Season

The yard waste drop off site for is now closed for the winter season.

Coffee With a Cop

Sheriff George T Maier welcomes you to join your neighbors and deputies for coffee & conversation. 12/12, 8:00 am - 10:00 am. − More Information

Winter Newsletter

View the Winter 2019 Newsletter here.

SAM Center

The SAM Center is in desperate need of food staple donations. No Veteran or family member of a Veteran should have to be cold or worried about their next meal. Any donation is truly appreciated! − More Information

Fly the Flag

The Plain Township Firefighters will place a 3' X 5' flag in your yard before each of the six listed holidays and pick it up after the holiday.
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Donate Your Old Eyeglasses

Have a pair of old eyeglasses? Donate them to someone in need by dropping them off at Township Hall.

Stark County Crisis Center Hotline

The Stark County Crisis Intervention and Recovery Center is available to help individuals and families with needs 24 hours a day. The phone number is 330-452-6000.

Plain Local Schools - Report it!

SafeSchools is the district's tip reporting service. If you have information about a safety threat, do your part and report it! Our kids, schools, and community deserve our best! − More Information

Welcome to Plain Township

View the Plain Township welcome letter.

Parks & Recreation

Parks Shelter Reservations

Reserve, pay, and print your permit for Parks Shelter Reservations online. Please go to to create an account, login, select your shelter of choice, make a reservation, and pay online!

Team Sideline

To register for any league, find a team schedule and for coach and roster information, please go to Plain Township Team Sideline - Learn more about Team Sideline and how to use it here.

Zoning Information/Updates

New Transient Vendor Regulations!

"Do Not Knock Registry" - Do to a recent change in Ohio Law that deals with Transient Vendors, Plain Township can no longer curtail a transient vendor's ability to knock on doors in residential neighborhoods.

In an effort to abide with the new laws, the Board of Plain Township Trustees have inacted a revised Township Transient Vendor Regulation.
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Available Commercial Properties

Looking for available commercial properies in Plain Township? − More Information

Message from the Board

Nixle Emergency Notifications

The Plain Township Board of Trustees has a community notification service available to all residents, businesses, schools and organizations within Plain Township. This service is called "Nixle." It is a way for our Sheriff's Office, Road, Fire and Parks Departments to communicate quickly and effectively to our residents in case of a township emergency or event. The Nixle service lets us reach out to residents to inform them of events like road closures, snow bans, amber alerts, severe weather, and township wide events (just to name a few) by using email, texting or voice messaging.

To register for Nixle, either text your zip code to 888777 or go to After selecting the "Nixle" link, you may register by entering your zip code in the field provided and clicking Go! On the next screen you will see a Sign Up Now box. Stay safe! Stay connected!

Upcoming Events

Board of Trustees Meeting - 12/10
Agenda available Online
Board of Trustees Meeting - 12/17
Christmas Eve - 12/24
Township Offices Closed
Christmas Day - 12/25
Township Offices Closed
New Year's Eve - 12/31

View Calendar of Events

Public Service Announcements

View AnnouncementRecreational Fire Regulations

View AnnouncementKid and Adult Seat Belt Excuses

View AnnouncementDrive Sober or Get Pulled Over

View AnnouncementI'm Good. But are you ready to listen?

View AnnouncementGOHS Video Productions - Rape PSA