Planning & Development

Temporary COVID-19 Office Procedures

Due to the current nationwide COVID-19 Pandemic, the Licking County Planning and Development Department will be operating by appointment across all three of our divisions and highly encouraging the majority of business to be conducted via email, phone, and internet methods. Please see each department listed below for any updates to their specific procedures. For questions on how we can best serve you please contact us at (740) 670-5200. Thank you for your understanding.


CHIP Program Info HERE


IN-PERSON LCPC Board Meeting, March 22, 2020 | ZOOM OPTION: HERE

Floodplain Permit Process HERE

Lot Split Process HERE

TRC - Major Subdivision/ Development Process HERE


LCATS is currently working on the development of an Active Transportation Plan!

Take a look at other recent planning documents:

Transit Development Plan and Coordinated Plan

Transportation Improvement Plan 2021-2024

Long Range Transportation Plan 2021-2050



    Web Page Help

    To find past articles, videos, and documents that this office has previously posted please click on "Previous Posts" in the column to the left.

    To find past focus plans, LCPC applications, brochures, past LCPC Meeting minutes, LCPC Agenda items, and meeting submittal calendar, click on "Planning" in the column to the left.

    For all other Planning related items, hover your mouse over the word "Planning", then move to the column that appears to select your wanted information.

      Throw Back Thursday

      Each week check back to see highlights of past work produced by the Licking County Planning and Development Department.

      Check out this Claymation video promoting Ohio's Buckeye Lake.

        Recent Activity

        Planning Analysis Project | Multi-use Trails

        Planning Analysis Project | Land Divisions in Licking County

          Community Snapshot | Newton Township

          Community Snapshot | Jersey Township

          Community Snapshot | City of Pataskala

          Community Snapshot | Village of Utica

          Community Snapshot | Harrison Twp.

          Community Snapshot | Washington Twp.

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          Development Reviews


              The Licking County Planning and Development Department serves as the home for the Licking County Planning Commission (LCPC), the Licking County Area Transportation Study (LCATS), and Licking County Community Development. Collectively, these three organizations manage long-range planning, development regulations (including subdivisions, floodplains, and access management), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), transportation, grants, and fair housing programs. The Planning and Development Department serves as the home for several boards and committees, as well as for special projects including CycLicking, and MotorCycLicking™.

          Office Hours: M-F | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.