How to Start your Business in Whitehall

If you are ready to start a business, the City of Whitehall staff is here to help. In choosing to start in Whitehall, you have picked an ideal location just minutes from downtown Columbus and less than a mile from the Columbus International Airport as well as major arterials such as I-270 and I-670. You have also chosen an ideal business community that Rite Rug, Priority Designs, Byers Auto, Heartland Bank, and the Wasserstrom Company have decided to call home.

Licensing and Registration

Local and Regional Tools

Free Business Counseling

Better Your Business: City Assistance & Resources

From tax increment financing, to business loans and grants, the City may be willing to offer incentives to your business if we feel the incentive will generate a return on investment for the community. The City also boasts other non-incentive resources to help support your business and employee base. Click the link above to find out more.

Available Land and Properties

If you are still looking for a space to accommodate your new business, start by referencing the listing of available commercial properties in Whitehall.

Zoning Considerations

  • Zoning Map
  • Zoning Code
  • Request a Planning Meeting – Please contact Joe Ryan at 614-545-9702 or at

Considerations for Commercial Tenants