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Building and Zoning Services
111 North Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215   

Office:  (614) 645-7433   

Weekdays: 9:00AM to 4:00PM 
Please note that the Zoning Review room will be closed the second Tuesday of the month from 9 -10:30 AM for staff training.

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2023 Observed Holidays

Monday, January 2
New Year's Day (Observed)
Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, February 20
Presidents’ Day
Monday, May 29
Memorial Day
Monday, June 19
Juneteenth (Observed)
Tuesday, July 4
Independence Day
Monday, September 4
Labor Day
Friday, November 10
Veterans Day (Observed)
Thursday, November 23
Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25
Christmas Day

BZS Mission Statement

NOTICE: Due to road closures related to Red, White & Boom, our department will close at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 3, 2023. We will re-open at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

The processes of plan reviews, permitting, inspections, zoning and engineering ensures proper land development and promotes high-quality design standards through the enforcement of state and local building and zoning codes.

The City of Columbus Building and Zoning Services is honored to receive the 2022 David A. Smith, Jr Award for Building Department and Excellence from the Ohio Board of Building Standards! This award comes, in part, with our commitment to focusing on customer service and support within the local construction industry.

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Building and Zoning Services and Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center Announce Partnership


The partnership between Fort Hayes and BZS provides additional options for students as they continue their career path in the skilled trades industry.