1. Building & Zoning

    The Certified Building and Zoning Department is currently enforcing the 2013 Residential Code of Ohio (RCO) and the 2011 Ohio Building Code (OBC).

  2. Building & Zoning Forms

    Review downloadable documents for the Certified Building Department.

  3. Code Enforcement

    The Code Enforcement Department takes a multifaceted approach to abating code violations within our community.

  4. Contractor Information

    Current registered contractors must be used for most all construction projects. Citizens and contractors can view a list of registered contractors and permits, plan reviews and inspections completed on current issued permits. This is a redirected site so please allow a little time for it to load.

  5. Downtown Lancaster Plan (PDF)

    Review the development plan for downtown Lancaster.

  6. Economic Development

    Take advantage of Lancaster's central location, attractive benefits and inviting community to grow your business.

  1. Engineering

    Our mission is to provide and coordinate the authorized city related engineering services, capital improvement projects, storm water coordination, and environmental assistance to contribute to the benefit of the residents, property owners, business concerns and visitors of the City of Lancaster.

  2. Establishing Utilities Service Checklist (PDF)

    Print a document that explains how to establish utility service.

  3. Gas Code Book (PDF)

    View a printable version of the official gas code book.

  4. Utilities Termination Policy (PDF)

    Download and review the utilities termination policy made by the city.

  5. Zoning Code

    Review various zoning documents.

  6. Zoning Map (PDF)

    Review the printable zoning map.