Staff, Policy & Procedure, and By-Laws

Staff Members

Executive Director
Charlene Watkins   

Contact Information: 
Phone: 419-443-7936 ext. 1123

Planning Specialist
Lori Payne

  • Contact Information: 

   Phone: 419-443-7936 ext 1139






While Seneca Regional Planning Commission did adopt the Seneca County Policy Manual the board has authorized several Policy and Procedures that are different than the Seneca County Policy Manual.

Seneca County Policy Manual

Seneca Regional Planning Commission Approved Credit Card Policy

Seneca Regional Planning Commission Travel & Mileage Reimbursement Policy

Seneca Regional Planning Commission Overtime and Compensatory Time Policy

Seneca Regional Planning Commission Digital Signature Policy

Seneca Regional Planning Commission Public Fund Expenditure Policy



By virtue of the adoption of a Resolutions between the Board of County Commissioners of Seneca County, Ohio; Tiffin City Council; Fostoria City Council; Board of Township Trustees of the following townships: Adams, Big Spring, Bloom, Clinton, Eden, Hopewell, Jackson, Liberty, Loudon, Pleasant, Reed, Scipio, Seneca, Thompson, Venice; and the Village Councils of the following Villages: Attica, Bettsville, Bloomville, New Riegel, Republic; there has been created a Regional Planning Commission vested with powers given to Regional Planning Commissions under Section 713.21 of the Revised Code of the State of Ohio.

 The Seneca Regional Planning Commission was re-established on February 21, 1995 and is composed of representatives of Seneca County, Ohio (“County”), the City of Tiffin, the City of Fostoria, and all cooperating municipalities and townships (collectively “Region”), which shall have the right to exercise the powers and duties of the Regional Planning Commission by the statutes of the Revised Code of the State of Ohio.

Seneca Regional Planning Commission maintains a set of By-Laws that govern the organization and the Board Members.  These By-Laws have been amended since their original version in 1995.  The most recent amended By-Laws are available below.

Seneca Regional Planning Commission By-Laws - Amended December 6th, 2023



Seneca Regional Planning Commission
71S. Washington St. Suite 1104
Tiffin, Ohio, 44883

Phone: (419)443-7936


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