Residential Improvement Permit

(614) 899-0725 5111 South Old 3C Highway, Westerville, Ohio43082

Complete the Residential Improvement Permit prior to beginning construction on an addition, accessory building, fence, deck, shed, pool, etc.  The Zoning and Development Department welcomes calls to discuss projects to help guide applicants and ensure the proper forms are submitted to keep projects on schedule. 

  • Online submittal (credit card)
  • Hard Copy Printable Form (check)

    Mail or drop-off location:

    Genoa Township Development & Zoning Office
    5111 South Old 3C Highway
    Westerville, Ohio 43082

    An overnight drop box is located next to the main entrance. Certain applications can also be filled out and submitted online.
  • View the fee schedule.
  • Payment is due at the time of submittal. Credit cards or checks made out to Genoa Township are preferred.
  • Township offices do not keep cash on hand and cannot provide change.
  • Proof of approval from a homeowner’s or condominium association is not a submission requirement; however, the Township strongly advises applicants consult with said agency prior to making a submission.
  • The Genoa Township Zoning Resolution can be viewed online at:
  • Site plans and/or lot surveys may be available from the Development and Zoning Department at 614.899.0725. Public record reproduction fees may apply.
  • Recorded plat maps, subdivision information, square footage of parcels/lots and some buildings, as well as zoning district classification are available on the Delaware County Auditor’s website, The Measurement feature under Tools is helpful in calculating lot coverage.
  • Recorded Deed Restrictions and Covenants are available for review on the Delaware County Recorder’s website, Private restrictions are not enforced by the Township. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.
  • Permits may take up to 30 days to be issued.
  • Building permits are issued by Delaware County Department of Building Safety
  • Review the Genoa Township Zoning Resolution