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Franklin County Engineer

As a local public works agency headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the Franklin County Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 271 miles of county roadway and 351 county bridges, as well as upkeep of all county ditches, drains, retention basins, and other storm water facilities within the right-of-way of county roads in unincorporated areas. To meet the continuing development and infrastructure needs of Franklin County, the Engineer's Office utilizes the latest technologies for determining and maintaining roadway centerlines and boundaries; retracing and setting new monuments for original public land surveys; preparing geographic information system mapping for real estate tax assessments; and establishing precise countywide horizontal and vertical control to maintain uniformity in construction, surveying, and mapping.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
Richardson Road between Groveport Road and Hayes Road is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
It’s going to be a HOT weekend! The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory from 07/18 to 07/20. We know you want to enjoy the summer sun but, please be careful and use these tips to stay cool. #beattheheat
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer5 days ago
Meet Missy Tuttle! Missy has been with FCEO for 14 years and currently works at our West Maintenance Facility. When not at work, you'll often find her at the ball fields, spending time with family or with her yellow lab Cooper. Thanks, Missy for being #TeamFCEO. #WorkerWednesday
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer6 days ago
Richardson Road between Groveport Road and Hayes Road is now closed for bridge maintenance. This road will be closed for 2 days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer7 days ago
Scioto & Darby Creek Road over Big Darby Creek is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer1 week ago
Scioto & Darby Creek Road over Big Darby Creek is now closed for bridge maintenance. This road will be closed for 2 days, weather permitting.

Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Tax Map Administrator Department

Tax Map Department

TONY RETTKE, P.S.

Tax Map Administrator

“It is the responsibility of the County Engineer to maintain a current set of property ownership maps. These maps assist the County Auditor in keeping an accurate tax base” (Ohio Revised Code Section 5713.09).

The County Engineer has an office and staff in the Franklin County Administration Building, located at 373 South High Street, 19th Floor, Columbus, Ohio.  This office is known as the Tax Map Division.  The primary function of this office is to produce a set of maps which will display the current property boundaries, ownership, transfer dates, parcel numbers, acreage or lot number and subdivision names, as compiled from the information available from the Franklin County Records.  The following is a brief list of the Tax Map Division responsibilities and duties:

  • Update and maintain an accurate set of maps for the County Auditor
  • Check all real estate transfers for compliance to the “Transfer and Conveyance Standards of the Franklin County Auditor and the Franklin County Engineer” as well as the “Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys”.
  • Check annexation plats for the County Commissioners regarding content and accuracy of the legal description and plat.
  • Check subdivision plats for compliance to the “Transfer and Conveyance Standards of the Franklin County Auditor and the Franklin County Engineer” as well as the “Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys”.
  • Check Condominium Declarations for compliance to the “Transfer and Conveyance Standards of the Franklin County Auditor and the Franklin County Engineer” as well as the “Minimum Standards for Boundary Surveys”.
  • Maintain and create a comprehensive Highway Map for the entire county per Administrative Code.
  • Issue addresses for all new construction in the unincorporated areas of Franklin County.
  • Assist with the Location Based Response System (LBRS) initiative.