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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 
Additional Contacts
Directions to our office
Parking Map for BZS

Citizen Access Portal



2019 Observed Holidays

January 1         New Year's Day

January 21       MLK Jr Day

February 18     President's Day

May 27            Memorial Day

July 4              Independence Day

September 2    Labor Day

November 11   Veterans Day

November 28   Thanksgiving Day

December 25   Christmas Day

Contractor Resources

Contractors visit our facility to apply for permits, submit plans or simply chat to our professionals at daily basis.  This is the place for you to find information regarding:

  • Finding  forms or applications for permits
  • Boards and Commissions 
  • We provide valuable information and training to be a licensed contractor. 
    Click here to download a list of licensed contractors.
  • Performing 'emergency work'?  Please contact the appropriate inspection supervisor BEFORE starting - Refer to CIC 31 for more information. 
  • Do you like to know the status of your applied permits?  Please click  here.
  • Request for an  inspection  
  • Purchase  Inspection Trips Online.

Please complete the forms with accurate information before submission.  Your information matters how we serve you, usually accurate and complete information can speed up the process and have your permits ready in minutes.  Need help?  Here are the links:

Franklin County Auditor 

Delaware County Auditor 

Fairfield County Auditor 

Columbus Online Zoning

For those who have address related questions to your job site, please feel free to contact our Map Room at 614- 645-5661, fax to 614-645-1876, or email to onestopplans@columbus.gov.  If your job site does not have a certified address, please initiate your request here and complete and attach sufficient information, we will work with you to have your address plat ready.