Renovation of the Hall of Justice (HOJ) building located at 369 S. High Street has been completed. The County Commissioners utilized a pay-as-you-grow approach, only building out five of the ten floors.
Over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, the Law Library and Adult Probation Department moved into their new offices in the HOJ. The renovated facility will feature a new first floor conference center, while the Adult Probation Department will occupy the fourth, fifth and sixth floors. The Law Library has returned to the tenth floor.
Beginning May 5, the main County Courthouse entrance (373 S. High St.), marked by two revolving doors, will be closed indefinitely due to the renovation of the Hall of Justice building.
Entry to the County Courthouse (373 S. High St.) is available at the Pavilion Entrance (365 S. High St.) and the Common Pleas Courthouse (345 S. High St.).
The renovation of the Hall of Justice is expected to be complete this fall. The repurposed facility will feature a first floor conference facility, while the Adult Probation department will occupy floors 4-6, and the Law Library will return to the tenth floor.
Every spring and fall, millions of birds migrate through Columbus on their way to or from their breeding grounds. Many birds migrate at night, and lights on tall buildings can lead to collisions with buildings or windows. Lights Out programs provide an opportunity to reduce the number of collision-related kills by reducing lighting.
The Common Pleas Courthouse opened June 2011. It has a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center opened October 2011. The facility was designed to be LEED Silver and Franklin County is awaiting approval for official certification.
We provide building maintenance and upkeep at our county facilities to ensure a clean and functional environment. We provide electronic voice communications, community service and supplemental services to ensure a desirable business environment. We provide construction administration and management, protective and safety enhancements, to ensure a safe and secure environment.
Board of Commissioners Agencies
- Animal Care & Control
- Benefits & Risk Management
- Child Support Enforcement
- Economic Development
- Fleet Management
- Homeland Security
& Justice Programs
- Human Resources