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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
Ryan Nichols followed in the footsteps of his father by becoming a professional surveyor. He is celebrating National Surveyors Week by sharing why the profession is important to him. #nsw
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
#TeamFCEO attended the Columbus Middle School “Student Service Above Self” event, which is part of a collaboration between Columbus City Schools and the Columbus Rotary. The Middle School Students did an outstanding job presenting their community service projects.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Ryan Nichols recently reached his 15-Year Milestone Anniversary at the FCEO in our Land Surveying Dept. Thank you, Ryan, for your hard work, for being thorough, & for leading by example on projects such as the MetaMap to Esri conversion. Happy #NationalSurveyorsWeek!
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Today is Global Surveyors’ Day! We recognize surveyors across the world who led the industry to new heights. Thanks surveyors for helping to shape our history and communities!
Franklin County Engineer's Office
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County Conveyance Standards

Subdivision Regulations


Franklin County Access Management Plan


Design Standards

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Stormwater Drainage Manual

Stormwater Man

2022 Thoroughfare Plan

Response Letter

The Franklin County Engineer’s Office adheres to the latest design and construction standards enacted by the State of Ohio and City of Columbus for the maintenance and improvement of roads, bridges, utilities, and drainage facilities. To view these standards, please use the following links:

Ohio Department of Transportation
City of Columbus Transportation Division
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Ohio Utilities Protection Service