Zoning Disclaimer:


Zoning descriptions are maintained by Lucas County and are subject to change.  Information provided is deemed a reliable point of reference but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified with the individual township.  Please contact the Toledo-Lucas County Plan Commissions at (419) 245-1200.  Refer to the Sylvania Township Zoning Resolution for additional requirements.


Note that the Zoning Codes are different than the Class/Landuse codes used by the Lucas County Real Estate Division.


Zoning Code                          Description                                                      Township

A-4                                           Rural Residential District                              Sylvania Township


The purpose of the A-4 Rural Residential District is to provide areas for low-density residential development, which may or may not have public water and sanitary sewer. Lots are subject to written approval from the Toledo‑Lucas County Health Department.   


Permitted Uses

Accessory Uses

Dwelling, Single Family

Essential Services


Permanently Sited Manufactured Homes

Plant Cultivation

Public Service Facilities

Public Uses



Conditional Uses

The following uses may be approved as Conditional Uses:



Animal Hospital

Assisted Living Facility

Bed and Breakfast

Boarding House


Golf Courses

Home Occupation

Kennel, Private

Landscape Business


Non-Commercial Recreational Facilities

Radio Station

Residential Care Facility

Semi-Public Uses

Telecommunication Tower

Television Tower