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Planning Commission

The Muskingum County Planning Commission was formed in 2005 under Ohio Revised Code 713.22, by the Muskingum County Commissioners. The primary purpose of the Commission is to provide regulation for logical, sound, and economical development of the unincorporated portion of Muskingum County. Our regulations are applicable to any subdivision of property less than twenty acres within the unincorporated area of the county. The Planning Commission Office is located on the third floor of the Muskingum County Courthouse, 401 Main St., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

The Planning Commission Executive Director can be reached by phone: 740-455-7925 Ext 120 or by email at:

Planning Commission Meetings held in the lower level Conference Room at the Zanesville Muskingum County Welcome Center 205 N 5th St, Zanesville Ohio 43701, the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm.

All applications must be received two weeks prior to meeting to be considered.

2024 Zoning Information

 Updated Information

Follow all zoning updates and information on the County Commissioners page.

Andy Roberts
Executive Director
Contact Our Office
Location 401 Main Street 3rd Floor
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Hours Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone (740) 455-7925 x 120
Email Andrew Roberts