Building Department

City Departments

OVERVIEW

MARCH 19, 2020 COVID-19 Update

The City of Reynoldsburg is suspending all in person bill payment and permitting services until further notice.  We are asking residents who normally visit our city buildings for services to conduct their business online, or over the phone.

Inspections for commercial, multi-family new build, and residential new builds with scheduling  (procedures) email questions to wdorman@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us  or call 614-322-6810 

Building Division is responsible for regulating the Ohio Building Code, the Residential Code of Ohio, the National Electrical Code, the Property Maintenance Code, and the Flood Damage Prevention Code.

Building staff review plans, issue yearly registrations to contractors, complete inspections and issue certificate of occupancy, building, electrical, heating, plumbing, sign, sidewalk, and special flood hazard area development permits. The staff also works with the Planning and Zoning Division, conducts inspections, investigates property maintenance code violations, and issues code violation notices and citations.

Contractor Registration

Registration form and $75.00 fee.  Certificate of liability for a minimum of $500,000.00 listing the City of Reynoldsburg as the certificate holder and a State license if it applies. Contractors performing work within the City right-of-way will be required to submit a bond in the amount of $10,000.00.

Commercial Plan Review

In order to begin a  commercial plan review, applicants should submit a permit application form, four (4) sets of building plans (three (3) sets for signs), and a non-refundable application deposit of $200.00. Please see the special note below about plumbing plan reviews. 

Residential Plan Review

In order to begin a residential plan review, applicants should submit a completed residential permit application, two (2) sets of plans, and a non-refundable application deposit in the amount of $50.00.

Plumbing Permits & Plan Reviews

The City of Reynoldsburg contracts with Franklin County Public Health to provide health services to the City.  They perform plumbing plan reviews and inspections citywide.  Please contact them for information about submitting plumbing plan reviews. Once a plan review is complete, a plumbing permit application can be submitted to the Building Division. Inspections are then scheduled through FCPH directly.

Permit Fees

Click here for information on fees (Chapter 1305 of the Reynoldsburg Code of Ordinances). **NEW** UPDATED JULY 12, 2017
Please contact us with any questions regarding the new fee schedule at 614-322-6802. 

Inspection Scheduling

Call 614-322-6821 (inspection line), provide permit number, street address and type of inspection that is being requested. Inspections requested by 3:00 pm are generally performed the next business day. We have four days to perform an inspection.  Please see the special note above about plumbing inspections.

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Department Contacts

Permit Technicians
Heather Rippl
Phone: 614-322-6823
hrippl@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us

Shelley Slota
Phone: 614-322-6820
sslota@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us

Building Inspector
Mike Robinette
Phone: 614-322-6828
mrobinette@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us 

Code Compliance Officers
Jamal Bailey
Phone: 614-322-6824
jbailey@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us

 
Fax: (614) 322-6830 

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