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Building and Zoning Services
111 North Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215   
Office:  (614) 645-7433 
Fax:  (614) 645-0082 
Weekdays: 9:00AM to 4:00PM 
Please note that the Zoning Review room will be closed the last Tuesday of the month from 2-3:30 PM for staff training. 
Additional Contacts
Directions to our office
Parking Map for BZS

Citizen Access Portal

2022 Observed Holidays
Monday, January 17
Martin Luther King Jr
Monday, February 21
Presidents’ Day
Monday, May 30
Memorial Day
Monday, June 20
Juneteenth (Observed)
Monday, July 4
Independence Day
Monday, September 5
Labor Day
Friday, November 11
Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24
Monday, December 26
Christmas (Observed)

Contractor Resources

Contractors visit our facility to apply for permits, submit plans, or simply chat to our professionals on a daily basis.  This is the place for you to find information regarding:

  • Finding  forms or applications for permits
  • Boards and Commissions 
  • We provide valuable information and training to be a licensed contractor. 
    Click here to download a list of licensed contractors.
  • Performing 'emergency work'?  Please contact the appropriate inspection supervisor BEFORE starting - Refer to CIC 31 for more information. 
  • Do you like to know the status of your applied permits?  Please click  here.
  • Request for an  inspection  
  • Purchase  Inspection Trips Online.

Please complete the forms with accurate information before submission.  Your information matters how we serve you, usually accurate and complete information can speed up the process and have your permits ready in minutes.  Need help?  Here are the links:

Franklin County Auditor 

Delaware County Auditor 

Fairfield County Auditor 

Columbus Online Zoning