Building & Code Enforcement

Major Responsibilities
Investigating housing complaints and follow ups; performing plan review process for new construction; issuing residential and commercial permits (building, electrical, HVAC, etc.); conduct inspections (building, electrical, sprinkler systems, wrecking, day care, etc.).

Standard Services Provided
Issue misc. permits (sign, moving); provide lists of condemned properties (Procedure II and Procedure III); consultation on Code requirements; initiate legal proceedings against code violators.

Areas of Service Not Generally Known
Issue Master, Journeyman, and Apprentice Electrician licenses; find records of sewer and water tap locations; flood damage prevention/river development.

Code Enforcement Form Downloads

Electrician Exam



Contact Information

Tim Smith
401 Market Street
City Hall – Second Floor – Room 227
Zanesville, OH 43701

Phone 740-617-4890
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed holidays)
Email: tim.smith@coz.org

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City of Zanesville, Ohio