Tel: 740-695-9678

Zoning & Planning

Thank you for inquiring about the status of zoning in Belmont County. Currently, there are no zoning regulations adopted by the County of Belmont. As such, each entity has the ability to adopt zoning and permitting regulations.

If the location you are inquiring about is within city or village limits, please contact the appropriate entity listed below for information, including permits.  In addition to the number listed below, unless otherwise indicated, you will need to contact the State Building Department for commercial buildings at 614-644-2223.

    • Belmont:  740-484-1989
    • Bethesda:  740-484-1250
    • Brookside:  740-635-0558
    • Flushing:  740-968-3123
    • Holloway:  740-968-4024
    • Morristown:  740-782-1551
    • Powhatan Point:  740-795-4201
    • St. Clairsville:  740-695-1324

If the location you are inquiring about is outside city/village limits, contact the township trustees. If you are not sure which township to inquire with, feel free to call us 740-695-9678.  If you provide the address or parcel number, we can tell you which township.  You will also need to contact the Mid-East Ohio Building Department for assistance with commercial building regulations in unincorporated areas.


Important Contacts for New Construction Projects

Belmont County Engineering Department

Belmont County Floodplain Coordinator
740-695-2121 x1707

Belmont County Health Department

Soil and Water Conservation District

Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District

Belmont County House Numbering Department
(740) 699-0398 or (740) 699-0399

Ohio Department of Transportation – District 11

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio Fire Marshall

Belmont County GIS Department