Commercial Building and Zoning Department

*** PREVENTING AND ELIMINATING RATS ***

Recently there as been an increase in the rat population in Prairie Township.
Rats need three (3) things to survive:Food, Water, and Shelter.
By eliminating their access to these three items,
we can eliminate the rat population.

For more information, click here:
Tips on Preventing and Eliminating Rats (PDF)
NEW! Barn Owl Nesting Box Plans and Instructions

If you have a rat problem, please report it to Franklin County Public Health using their Report a Rat Problem Line at (614) 525-4762. You can also report a problem to Franklin County Public Health by filling out a web form at:

Franklin County Public Health Report a Rat

DEPARTMENT GOALS
The Prairie Township Commercial Building & Zoning Department's goals are to serve the residents of Prairie Township and improve their quality of life with the tools provided. The Commercial Building & Zoning Office:

  • Administrates and enforces the Township land use laws
  • Facilitates the operation of the Townships Commercial Building Department for multi-family structures with four or more units, and all commercial development and construction
  • Operates the nuisance abatement program for the Township
    Nuisance Process (PDF)

IMPORTANT COMMERCIAL BUILDING & ZONING DOCUMENTS

All fees may be paid by cash or check made out to Prairie Township. Credit card payments are not accepted at this time.

COMMERCIAL BUILDING - Submit completed application with three (3) sets of full size engineer stamped plans and $150 deposit (cash or check made out to Prairie Township)

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION - COMING SOON

CURRENT PROJECTS