15 N. Paint St., Chillicothe, OH 45601       740-773-7200 (Building)       740-702-3008 (Planning)
  Proudly Serving the Citizens of Ross County

About Us

The Ross County Planning and Building Departments operate under the authority of the Ross County Board of Commissioners. We provide a wide range of services including commercial building inspections, grants, addressing, access permits, manufactured home installation inspection, floodplain management, subdivision and commercial development review, community development, and fair housing.

Meet Our Staff

Jill Caplinger
Office Manager Send Email
David Duckworth
Administrator /
Chief Building Official
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Joanne Price
Housing & Community Development Specialist Send Email
J. Devon Shoemaker
AICP, Senior Planner /
Assistant Admin
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Josh Hettinger
Electric Safety Inspector /
Building Inspector
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