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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 
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2021 Observed Holidays

January 1         New Year's Day

January 18       MLK Jr Day

February 15     President's Day

May 31            Memorial Day

July 5              Independence Day

September 6    Labor Day

November 11   Veterans Day

November 25   Thanksgiving Day

December 24   Christmas Day

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

Please note, all Boards and Commission Meetings have been cancelled through April 9th, 2020. Please see the following Notice

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

Council Variance Case Log This log contains an application status listing of zoning related meeting agenda items and cases for Council Variances. - 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 This board hears and decides requests for Zoning Code Variances
and Appeals. - learn more