Director of Zoning & Development

Harlem Township Director of Zoning & Development                         Mike Cannon

The Harlem Township Trustees appointed a Director of Zoning & Development to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Township's Zoning Department. The Director coordinates with the Township Trustees, developers, residents, and various zoning boards to guarantee that the Township's Zoning Resolution and Comprehensive Plan are upheld.


Mike was a native of New Albany, Ohio and lived there for 23 years.  He moved to Harlem
Township in 1985 and has been a resident ever since.

Prior to joining Harlem Township as Director of Zoning and Development, Mike worked as an operations manager for a global logistics company for over thirty years. During this time Mike managed geographically distributed teams of management and associates within the global transportation logistics industry.  After retiring in 2017 Mike focused on his General Contracting business building new homes and providing finish carpentry services – while also providing third party quality assurance auditing to home builders in central Ohio.