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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's Office
(614) 525-3030

Utilities Department

Utilities Department


Utilities Supervisor

The Utilities Department issues right-of-way permits and oversees the installation and relocation of all utilities within the right-of-way of county roads. Their work is essential to the timely construction of capital improvements and major maintenance projects, which often begin with the relocation and upgrade of water, sanitary sewer, natural gas, electricity, and communication lines. They also inspect all private development including subdivisions for county acceptance within the townships. As well as issue special hauling permits for oversized and/or overweight vehicles.  For additional information, please contact Steve Buskirk, Utilities Supervisor.