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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

These links provide more detailed information for various public meeting groups for the City of Columbus.

Skilled Trades Review Board The Skilled Trades Review Board shall adjudicate matters pertaining to a department-issued licensed sewer contractor, a department-licensed water contractor, department-licensed combination sewer/water contractor, department-licensed plumber, a department-registered OCILB licensed plumbing contractor, a department-registered OCILB licensed electrical contractor, a department-registered OCILB licensed refrigeration contractor, a department –registered OCILB licensed hydronics (steam and hot water) contractor, a department-registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company, and a department-registered certified individual providing scope of work validation for fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection companies. - learn more

Board of General and Home Improvement Contractors This board is authorized and empowered to review all applicants who have made proper application for the department's license to engage in the business of a general or limited home improvement contractor or a demolition contractor registration. - learn more

Board Review of General and Limited Sign Erectors This board reviews the qualifications of all applicants who have filed a complete application with the department. - learn more

Columbus Building Commission Provide reasonable interpretations of the Building Code and determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction.  - learn more

Development Commission This commission reviews requests for Rezonings and proposed Area Plans and Zoning Code changes and makes recommendation to City Council. - learn more

Graphics Commission Hears and decides all requests, except as provided, for appeals or variances from the application of this Graphics Code. - learn more

Board of Zoning Adjustment Current This board hears and decides requests for Zoning Code Variances
and Appeals. - learn more

Property Maintenance Appeals Board The Property Maintenance Appeals Board is the body that hears appeals of Code Enforcement Notices of Violation. - learn more