Department of Development

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Public Notice 9.9.20: BZBA Meeting

The next Board of Zoning and Building Appeals meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 6:00 PM. This meeting will be held in person at City Hall, 7232 East Main Street. Interested parties may attend the meeting in person, however social distancing/masks will be observed. Residents may also e-mail comments prior to the meeting to the Zoning Administrator to be read aloud on record. Please contact Emily Wheeler with questions via e-mail (ewheeler@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us) or phone (614-322-6829).
Click here to see the meeting agenda and associated documents in full: http://reynoldsburgcityoh.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=2836

Public Notice 9.9.20: Planning Commission- Special Meeting

 A special Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 17th, 2020 at 6:30 PM. This meeting will be held in person at City Hall, 7232 East Main Street.  Interested parties may attend the meeting in person, however social distancing/masks will be observed. Residents may also e-mail comments prior to the meeting to the Zoning Administrator to be read aloud on record. Please contact Emily Wheeler with questions via e-mail (ewheeler@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us) or phone (614-322-6829). Click here to see the meeting agenda and associated documents in full: http://reynoldsburgcityoh.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=2845



The Department of Development is responsible for land development, land use planning, economic development, zoning and implementation of a comprehensive plan for the City of Reynoldsburg.
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 We work to energize and maintain a thriving community where all citizens prosper and realize their potential by committing to the following:

  • Guiding the changes and development that will enhance our community.
  • Supporting business expansion and retention.
  • Seeking innovative ways to stimulate economic growth.
  • Increasing the commercial property tax base of our community.
  • Partnering with important local entities to promote the outstanding benefits of the community.
  • Continually working with regional partners to attract and retain businesses and investment in the City of Reynoldsburg.

Planning and Zoning

A key component of the Department of Development is the Planning and Zoning Division. This division is responsible for guiding residents and developers through the zoning approval and development approval process. 

The staff coordinates efforts between applicants, the Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, who meet monthly to review various aspects of projects, make recommendations, and issue certain approvals. Calendars and meeting details can be found under on the zoning information page. 

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Department Contacts

Development Director
Andrew Bowsher
Phone: 614-322-6807
Fax: 614-322-6845
abowsher@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us

Development  Administrative Assistant
Melissa Butler
Phone: 614-322-6827
Fax: 614-322-6845
mbutler@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us 

Planning & Zoning Administrator

Emily Wheeler 
Phone: 614-322-6829
Fax: 614-322-6833
ewheeler@ci.reynoldsburg.oh.us