Permits & Schedules:
Effective June 13, 2011 the Ohio Department of Industrial Relations, Board of Building Standards, granted Franklin Township the authority to enforce the Ohio Building Code (OBC). The OBC regulates all construction types and uses except for residential one-, two- and three-family structures.
So you can plan your job accordingly, please remember plan review can take up to 30 days.
All fire protection systems and building plans must be submitted to the Franklin Township Fire Code Official through the Franklin Township Building Department. Plan review and comments are required by both entities prior to the initiation of any construction. All permits and fees must be paid in full prior to any demolition or construction. This permit and fee schedule is in addition to those required by the Franklin Township Building Department.
All contractors found working without an approved permit shall be charged four times the permit fee.
Use the links below to view PDF versions of the Fire Dept. Permit/ Fee Schedule; Permit Application Form
If you have questions regarding your fees or plan review please contact
Franklin Township Building Department
614-279-9411 EXT: 0
Fees can be paid by cash or check only at
2193 Frank Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43223
On January 30, 2014 the Franklin Township Board of Trustees passed resolution# 14-023 adopting a permit/ fee scheduled to be effective starting March 1, 2014, as set forth in the 2011 Ohio Fire Code Section (E) 105 Permits, Ohio Administrative Code 1301:7-7-01.