Put-in-Bay Township Opens Lottery for Cemetery Plots

The Put-in-Bay Township is holding an open lottery for spaces in Crown Hill Cemetery. Completing the form enters your name into the Crown Hill Cemetery space lottery. Completing this form does not guarantee a space within Crown Hill Cemetery. All applications must be turned in to the Put-in-Bay Township Office by May 1st, 2019. Applicants will be notified in order of the drawing.  If your name is chosen, you must have your space paid-in-full to Put-in-Bay Township within 30 days of being notified of your eligibility.  After this time, your application will be deemed ineligible for this lottery.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicant must be or have been a property owner on South Bass Island or a full-time resident of the island for at least 10 years. Property owner includes Condo, Land, Home, Cottage, Business, or Mobile Home. Proof of residency must be made available upon request of the Township. All other circumstances must be approved by the Township Trustees.

If chosen in the lottery, applicant must pay in full the $1000 per full burial space (plot) to the Put-in-Bay Township within 30 days of being notified.

Golf Cart and ATV Ordinances Up for Final Public Reading

DelawarePut-in-Bay Village Council will conduct final readings of ordinances 1181-18 and 1182-18 on Wednesday, 11 April 2018, at a 9am meeting.

Ordinance 1181-18 pertains to “under-speed/low-speed vehicles, according to Kelly Niese, Village of Put-in-Bay Fiscal Officer/Clerk.  Ms. Niese explained, “The State of Ohio passed a new law which now recognizes ‘golf carts’ may be considered a slow or under-speed vehicle and those will be required to have an inspection.  Because the State of Ohio passed a new law, the Village needs to adopt it as well.”

Ordinance 1182-18 concerns snowmobiles, ATV’s, and off-road motorcycles.


The public can still voice concerns at the Council workshop meeting on Wednesday, April 4th at 9:00am.

ORD 1181-18 NEW – Under-Speed Vehicles (with low-speed) CLEAN 1-23 (02516040x9EF3B)

1182-18 ORD amend Ch 476 Snowmobiles Off-Highway Motorcycles