Planning & Development
200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4015
(614) 342-4100 Fax

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Planning & Zoning

200 South Hamilton, Gahanna, OH 43230 | (614) 342-4025 | Fax (614) 342-4100
Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Zoning Division
The Zoning Division promotes and protects the public health, safety, and general welfare of the Gahanna community by enforcing the zoning regulations. The Division works to create code and enforcement solutions to planning, zoning, and development challenges. It is also responsible for approving temporary signs, banners, and fence permits, as well as reviewing all building and development plans. Zoning is the liaison between developers and Planning Commission. For more information on Zoning, please contact the Planning & Zoning Administrator at 614-342-4025 or by clicking here.

To find the zoning designation and codes for a particular parcel simply type in an address into the search bar or zoom into an area of the map.  Click on the parcel to get a pop-up with the zoning classification and a direct link to the codes.  Also, you can expand the legend to see all of the color classifications per zone.


Code Enforcement Requests
To make a Code Enforcement Request about tall grass, inoperable vehicles, junk/trash, fences/structures without permits or other items, please contact the Code Enforcement Officer at 614-342-4025 or to request action via email click here.

Codified Ordinances
All of Gahanna's Ordinances are available online at:

Applications for annexation are made to Franklin County. For information about the process for annexation to the City of Gahanna, please click here or you can contact the Zoning Division at (614) 342-4025.

Planning Division
The City of Gahanna has a long tradition of planning. This commitment to planning has helped the City increase its residential, commercial and industrial resources and preserve the character of the City’s built environment. The Planning Division is responsible for the development and implementation of Gahanna’s land use plans and provides technical support to the Gahanna Planning Commission.

Planning Commission advises City Council about issues concerning the preparation of plans and maps for the future physical development and harmonious improvements of the city. Planning Commission evaluates all plans, maps and applications for changes to the physical characteristics of Gahanna. In cases dealing with zoning changes, amendments or alterations, Planning Commission acts in an advisory role by submitting a recommendation to City Council on the proper course of action.

Permit Applications
Questions or Concerns? Contact our Planning & Zoning Administrator

Public Hearing Dates and Zoning Fee Schedule

Zoning fees can be paid by cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.


Property Development and Construction



Zoning Maps (Informational Purposes only)


Land Use Plans

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