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Important Information

All Emergencies: Dial 911
Police Services Provided By: Wayne County Sheriff's Department
Fire/EMS Services Provided By: South Central Fire District
Water Turn-on/Shut-off: Call Village Hall (leave message)
Water Bill Questions: 330-695-4272 (ask for Gary)

 

Ordinances frequently asked about:

 

No Door-to-Door Solicitation                       ORD #568      11/4/1963

 

Curfew for Children Under 14: 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM Sunday-Thursday; 11:00 PM – 5:00 AM Friday-Saturday

Curfew for Children Under 18: 11:00 PM – 5:00 AM Sunday-Thursday; 12:00 PM – 5:00 AM Friday-Saturday                                     ORD #641      4/4/1966

 

Trees in Public Right-of-Way: Care for trees in the public right-of-way are the responsibility of the abutting landowner. Council may require removal of trees for cause; in such cases costs are divided evenly between the village and the abutting landowner. Council must approve new trees in public right-of-way

                                                            RES #92-5      11/2/1992

 

Grasses/Weeds/Trees/Shrubs: Noxious/poisonous weeds must be removed by the landowner. Grasses must not be allowed to bloom, seed, or grow taller than 10 inches. Trees/Shrubs must not overhand any portion of a street, public ground, or sidewalk. Trees near streetlamps must not obstruct the passage of light from streetlamps. All trees over sidewalks and streets must be trimmed to provide 10 feet of clearance.

                                                            ORD #08-05-02          10/10/2005

 

Village Taxes:

 

***How much of my property tax goes to the village? The current millage for the Village of Fredericksburg is 12.10. This means that $12.10 of tax is levied on each $1000.00 of assessed property value. Properties are assessed at 35% of the market value. So a $100,000 house is assessed at $35,000 for tax purposes. Thus, the village should receive $423.50 each year from a $100,000 property within its limits; but that would be before figuring in reductions and credits. Once all reductions and credits are figured in that amount generally would drop to around $210-$260 depending on property type. Additionally, due to Ohio Laws, a municipality generally cannot collect more money than the amount that was certified by the auditor when the levy was placed on the ballot. So, even though your property value may increase, the amount paid to the village may not increase. To get to the point, if the average property in the village was worth $100,000, and there were approximately 250 properties in the village, the village should receive about $50,000 per year from property taxes. In actuality what the village receives is closer to half of that.***
 
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