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.

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