Contact Us

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.

Additional Contacts
Directions to our office
Parking Map for BZS

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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

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?