Deer Creek Phase 3

Richfield Village, Summit County

Phase 3 is a 43 unit upscale residential development, and is the final phase to complete the Deer Creek Reserve community. OSP protects 47.6 acres with stream and wetland, the streams drain into Furnace Run which is part of the Cuyahoga River watershed. The conservation easement boasts 17 types of soil, and two types of wetland. The wetlands contain herbaceous plants such as calico aster and broad leaf cattail, as well as trees and shrubs such as red maple, American elm and silky dogwood. The protection of the easement is financed through a property transfer fee that is 0.12% of the purchase price for each property transfer, paid by the selling owner.

Located north of Brush Road, west of Interstate 77, and northeast of State Route 176.

Permitted Actions Within Conservation Easement
The following actions are permitted within the Preserve with the approval of Ohio Stream Preservation:

  • The installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of utilities located within the Preserve;
  • The removal of dead, diseased, damaged, destroyed, or fallen trees, shrubs, or other vegetation that physically block streams, utility work, or pedestrian trails;
  • The elimination and removal of grapevines, poison ivy, and other toxic and undesirable growth which can be cut and left laying.

Prohibited Actions Within Conservation Easement
  • The placement or construction of any man-made structures;
  • The removal or destruction of native growth in the Preserve, including the use of fertilizers, the spraying of herbicides and pesticides, and the introduction of nonnative vegetation;
  • The removal, filling, or excavation of soil, sand, gravel, or other materials from the Preserve, or doing any act that would alter the topography of the Preserve;
  • Dumping of any substance of any kind, including grass clippings or other yard debris, soil, trash, ashes, and garbage waste;
  • Alteration of natural water courses or other water bodies;
  • The operation of any motorized vehicle on the Preserve.

* Complete list of restrictions on page 2 of conservation easement.

Report Violations Report violations here.
Property Overview
Sublots: : 43 Sublots
Grantor: Deer Creek Homeowners' Association, Inc.

Document Downloads
Conservation Easement
Deed Restrictions
Site Plan
Baseline Report

Monitoring Report
2013 Monitoring Report

Previous reports are
available upon request

Related Links
Deer Creek Reserve HOA

Summit County

Village of Richfield