Planning and Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the general purpose of promoting the public health, safety, comfort and welfare of the residents of the City of Springfield; to protect the property rights of all individuals by assuring the compatibility of uses and practices within districts; to provide for the administration and enforcement of the Springfield Zoning Code, including the provision of penalties for its violation; and for any other purpose provided in Part 11 of the Springfield Codified Ordinances, The City of Springfield’s Charter, the Ohio Revised Code, or under common law rulings.

This Springfield Zoning Code became effective on August 1, 2001, and applies to all applications for building permits, zoning certificates, sign permits, development permits, certificates of appropriateness, variances, and conditional use permits.

Part 11 - Zoning

Note: The 2001 Zoning Code was adopted in its entirety by Ordinance No. 01-236 on June 26, 2001.

Title One - General Provisions

Title Two - Uses Permitted by District

Title Four - Principal Use and Structural Requirements

Title Five - Accessory Use and Structural Requirements

Title Six - Supplementary Requirements 

Title Seven - Nonconformities

Title Eight - Board of Zoning Appeals

Title Nine - Implementation

Part 12- Subdivision Regulations
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