Office of the Director   
50 West Gay Street   
Columbus, OH 43215-9040   
(614) 645.7795   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Code Enforcement Division   
757 Carolyn Ave.   
Columbus, OH 43224-3218   
(614) 645.2202  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Economic Development
150 South Front Street
Suite 220  
Columbus, OH 43215-4418  
(614) 645.8616  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Housing Division  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9040  
(614) 645.7896  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Land Redevelopment Division   
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9030  
(614) 645.5263  
(614) 645-6675  [FAX] 

Planning Division   
50 West Gay Street   
Columbus, OH 43215-9030   
(614) 645.8664   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who do I contact to make an inspection of Land Bank structures for sale?
  • What should I bring to an inspection of a structure?
  • Are there deadlines for when to submit an application?
  • What if the Land Bank receives no applications by the four week deadline?
  • Can I negotiate on prices of Land Bank properties?
  • How do I submit my application? 
  • Are there fees for the application or at closing?
  • How long is the review process and who reviews the application?
  • What do I need to include with my application to rehab or build a structure?
  • Who is eligible to buy a vacant lot? 
  • What is the 50% Improve-to-Own (ITO) program?
  • What is the 100% Improve-to-Own (ITO) program?
  • Will the Land Bank inspect my structure after I complete my rehab?
  • How do I remove the deed restrictions placed on my property by the Land Bank?

Land Redevelopment Contact Info
City of Columbus
Land Redevelopment Office
50 W. Gay Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 645-LAND (5263)

Franklin County Auditor
Franklin County Recorder's Office
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 
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