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Planning Commission

​The Ross County Planning Commission is appointed by the Ross County Board of Commissioners. The Planning Commission is responsible for the administration of the Ross County Subdivision Regulations, development of the Thoroughfare Plan, and administration of Access Management. View RC 713.23 Powers and Duties of a County Planning Commission.

Meeting Schedule

Planning Commission meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month. Meetings are held at the Ross County Service Center at 475 Western Avenue, at 6:30pm.


Meeting Adenda - March 21, 2023

Subdivision Regulations


Access Management



Charlie Scherer, Chairman
Frank Hirsch, Vice Chairman
Dwight Garrett
Doug Corcoran
James Lowe
Victor Picciano
Dan Clary
Tom Ramsey
Martha Rittinger
Guy McCorkle
Ray Wiget
Charlie Ortman, Secretary

Thoroughfare Plan

The Ross County Planning Commission adopted the Ross County/City of Chillicothe Thoroughfare Plan Update at its January 15th, 2008 meeting and passed it on for approval by the Ross County Commissioners. The Commissioners approved the plan on January 22, 2008.