Welcome to the Jefferson Township Zoning and Building Services Portal. We have moved to an online process to effectively process zoning applications, commercial building permits, planning and zoning requests, zoning and nuisance complaints, and general requests for information. We value your input; if you have any comments or suggestions, please email, or call 614-855-4265.

Looking for commercial permit? You will need to fill out the commercial paper application and provide four sets of plans along with payment.

Online Services You Need

    • Permitting
      Adding a fence, deck, patio, or pergola? Thinking about building an addition? Learn when you need a permit, view submittal requirements, apply online, view review status, pay permit fees, and schedule inspections from your home, office, or mobile device!
      Apply for a Permit
      Search for a permit
      Learn more about permitting

  • Contact us to Report a Concern or Nuisance
  • Zoning Changes, Variances, Conditional Uses, and Appeals
    Seeking to rezone a property, or apply for a variance from the zoning resolution? Learn about the submittal requirements, apply online, and pay application fees here!
    Learn more about board actions

The use of land within Jefferson Township is regulated by the Jefferson Township Zoning Resolution. This document contains specifications for each of the zoning districts found in Jefferson Township, along with the procedures for enforcing, governing, and making changes to the zoning map.  Download the Jefferson Township Zoning Resolution