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Office of the Director   
50 West Gay Street   
Columbus, OH 43215-9040   
(614) 645.7795   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Code Enforcement Division   
757 Carolyn Ave.   
Columbus, OH 43224-3218   
(614) 645.2202  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Economic Development
150 South Front Street
Suite 220  
Columbus, OH 43215-4418  
(614) 645.8616  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Housing Division  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9040  
(614) 645.7896  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Land Redevelopment Office  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9030  
(614) 645.5263  
(614) 645.3092 [FAX] 

Planning Division   
50 West Gay Street   
Columbus, OH 43215-9030   
(614) 645.8664   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]

Smart City

Columbus is awarded 'Smart City' grant We did it!  Columbus has been selected as the winner of the $40 million Smart Cities grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation! In addition, Vulcan Inc. has contributed another $10 million to incorporate electric vehicle infrastructure. - learn more

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Request For Proposal The City of Columbus (Ohio), Department of Development is seeking qualifications from national consulting firms to perform an analysis of the city’s current incentive offerings for residential, office and industrial development.  The City is seeking to better understand the impacts of its current incentive programs on the City’s development patterns and competitiveness, and if advisable, is seeking recommendations for modifications to its current incentive policies and program offerings to achieve the desired industry growth patterns that foster job expansion, competitive wages, workforce attraction and economic inclusion.
Qualifications Deadline:

Deadline and submission proposals are due in no later than close of business on May 20, 2016 to Quinten L. Harris, Deputy Director of Economic Development, City of Columbus Department of Development, 150 South Front Street, Suite 220, Columbus, OH 43215.  Please provide us with 5 copies of the proposal.  Please also provide a copy in electronic format.  For additional information, please call or email: Quinten Harris at 614-645-0772 or qlharris@columbus.gov.

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Director's Office The Department of Development is responsible for code enforcement, economic development, housing, land redevelopment, neighborhood services and planning. - learn more

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Code Enforcement Our Mission:  To improve the quality of life in Columbus neighborhoods through implementation and enforcement of the City's Housing, Zoning, Graphics, Health, Sanitation, and Safety Codes. - learn more

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Economic Development The Economic Development Division assists local businesses and provides information to companies looking to expand or relocated to Columbus. - learn more

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Housing The Housing Division serves Columbus by preserving and producing housing that helps build strong, distinct and vibrant neighborhoods. The Housing Division offers programs to assist homeowners, housing developers and rental property owners. - learn more

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Land Redevelopment Office and Land Bank Program The Columbus Land Bank was established in 1994 to improve Columbus neighborhoods by returning vacant, abandoned and underutilized residential and commercial properties into productive community assets.  - learn more

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Neighborhood Services Neighborhood Services provides direct services, technical assistance and interaction with individuals, neighborhood and civic organizations, and other related neighborhood groups - learn more

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Planning The Planning Division is responsible for neighborhood planning, commercial overlays, board and commission (Downtown, University District and East Franklinton), historic preservation, annexation and public art.  - learn more

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Jobs, Expansion and Transportation (JET) Task Force Mayor Michael B. Coleman appointed the JET Task Force, in April 2014 to build on one of our community's strongest assets, Port Columbus.  Comprised of leaders from the business, economic development and transportation sectors, the task force will focus on how best to redefine our airport as an economic hub and the center of transportation for the region.    - learn more