Planning & Development

OpenGov Information

As of January 4, 2022, applicants working with the Licking County Planning Commission now have the ability to submit the various LCPC related applications online. Please check out the letter from our Director and How to Guide at the link below. If you have questions please reach out to a Planning Staff member.

The following links are for projects in Unincorporated Licking County only

OpenGov Information - Letter from Director and How to Guide

OpenGov Public Link - Click HERE

OpenGov - Overview Video



Fair Housing Information and Resources

Fair Housing Complaint Form

Lead Safe Ohio Announcement 


LCPC Board Meeting (7 PM), May 20, 2024 | ZOOM OPTION: HERE

Professional Services for Plan Review RFP

Jersey 1820 - Preliminary Plan | Notice: HERE Plan: HERE

Coughlin Kia of Pataskala - Preliminary Plan | Notice: HERE Plan: HERE

Reserve at Turtle Pond- Preliminary Plan | Notice: HERE


Licking County Thoroughfare Plan

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

    Helpful Links

    Office Hours: M-F | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Main Line: (740) 670-5200
    Fax: (740) 670-5197

    Mailing Address:
    20 South Second Street
    Newark, OH 43055
    E-mail Us

    Executive Director


    Brad Mercer, Planning Manager

    Jay Fisher,CFM, Assistant Planning Manager / Special Projects Planner

    Angela Farley, Development and Design Manager

    Neville Watson, Compliance Planner
    Alex Griffith, Principle Transportation Planner

    Mona Large, Mobility Manager


    Adrienne Eskins, Community Development Specialist and Fair Housing Coordinator

    Michaela Gress, Planning Technician

    Support Staff

    Jen Jacquot, Fiscal Officer

    Kim Landis, Administrative Assistant / Bookkeeper


      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™.