Building & Zoning

 City Squared Online Permitting System & Contractor Registration

  • Permit requests and contractor registration(s) are processed through City Squared. Please register online and complete the bond form.
  • Online Help Files
  • When submitting the application on City Squared, "DO NOT CHECK MARK TO RECIEVE NOTIFICATIONS", unless you want notifications anytime we make an update to the application or permit.
  • Payment is not required up front upon submission of applications, request for payment will be sent to the email provided on the application.
  • In addition to a permit application submission online, provide two sets of drawings to be dropped off at:
City of Grandview Heights
Building & Zoning Department
1260 McKinley Avenue
Columbus, OH 43222
  • There is a convenience fee of 3% for online charges.
  • Inspections are to be scheduled by calling the Building & Zoning Department at 614-481-6220.  

Communications from the Building Official 

We are committed to the safe and timely completion of building projects by ensuring Code compliance and sound construction practices for the City of Grandview Heights and the Village of Marble Cliff.

If you are submitting construction drawings with permits, please adhere to these specifications. For temporary curb, please refer here.

Except in the case of an emergency, the following activities conducted outside of an enclosed building are hereby determined to create or constitute unduly loud, disturbing, unhealthy and unnecessary noise shall not be performed within the city limits on Monday through Saturday between 8:00 pm and 7:00 am, or at any time on Sunday per City ordinance

  • Commercial garbage collection
  • Pile drivers, excavation equipment, pneumatic hammers, derricks, hoists and other similar equipment
  • Tools
  • Construction
  • Loading and unloading 


The Building and Zoning Department:

Case Document Links

Planning Commission Case Documents

Board of Zoning Appeals Case Documents

For Right of Way, Sewer Repair, Curb Cut, and Street Cut permits, please visit the Service Department's page.