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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 Engineer
Meet Ronni Nimps! She's been with FCEO for almost a year and currently works in our Mobility Department. In her spare time, Ronni enjoys reading, hiking/camping, biking, crocheting, and traveling. Thanks, Ronni, for being #TeamFCEO! #WorkerWednesday
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Northbound Alum Creek Drive at Toy Road is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Lukens Road between Norton Road and Kropp Road is now closed for drainage improvements. This closure is expected to last three days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
We're pleased to announce that FCEO has been recognized as a One-Star Ohio Green Fleet by Clean Fuels Ohio. Our office is proud to be a part of a community that improves air quality and reduces the use of imported petroleum. Thank you, Clean Fuels Ohio!

Take a look at the 2020 Ohio Green Fleets Awards for more information about this program, and to view our award around the 6-minute mark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fag6V3Zf7vM&feature=youtu.be.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Lukens Road between Norton Road and Kropp Road will be closed beginning Wednesday, October 28, 2020, for drainage improvements. This closure is expected to last three days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
The Alum Creek Drive at Bixby Road improvement project is moving along ahead of schedule. Franklin County Engineer’s Office Bridge/Utility Maintenance crews are diligently working to get the road opened as soon as possible. The project is scheduled to be completed in November.

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