Contact Us

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. 
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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)

How Do I?

  • How do I obtain a permit?
  • How do I request an inspection?
  • How do I track my permit?
  • How do I obtain a contractor's license?
  • How do I purchase additional Inspections?
  • How do I find my zoning?
  • How do I find a licensed contractor?
  • How do I find the zoning codes?
  • How do I obtain forms and applications?
  • How do I obtain permits online?
  • How do I find the fees for permits and inspections?
  • How do I get contact information for your department?
  • How do I find meeting agendas and minutes for board and commission meetings?
  • How do I find Zoning Variances and Rezoning?
  • How do I find Construction Industry Communications?
  • How do I find the Columbus City Code?
  • How do I find the Ohio Building Standards?
  • How do I find the Ohio Building Code?
  • How do I find the 2017 Ohio Mechanical Code?