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 for information:
Martins Ferry: 740-633-2876
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 for regulations. 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.
Commercial projects occurring in communities that do not administer zoning or permits, any applicable regulations adopted by the State of Ohio prevail.
Please contact the Mid-East Ohio Building Department for assistance with commercial building regulations.
Important Contacts for New Construction Projects
Belmont County Engineering Department
Belmont County Floodplain Coordinator
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