Buildings & Grounds

  • The Office of Buildings and Grounds (B&G) provides timely and cost-effective facilities solutions and services to the Columbus City Schools Community that meet the expectations for quality.  B&G provides professional support to the faculty, staff, and students in pursuit of the CCS Mission. 

    To accomplish the CCS Mission, B&G's goal is to maintain a warm, safe and comfortable learning environment for students, staff and the community.  B&G maintains the District's approximately 10 million square feet of 134 school buildings and support facilities. The B&G staff of 100 is comprised of Building Access, Carpentry, Controls/HVAC, Customer Service, Electrical/Electronics, Energy Management, Environmental Health & Safety, Landscape, Paint/Preventative Maintenance (PM), Plumbing and Warehouse Services.

    • Maintenance, upkeep, and repair the District's schools, offices, and other facilities
    • Grounds maintenance and support including athletic fields 
    • Utilize a comprehensive preventative maintenance program to address daily B&G and long-term facility issues
    • Support the District's electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and mechanical systems 
    • Follow the District's energy and environmental health and safety policies and guidelines
    • Maintain grounds, mowing, fertilizing, watering, and mulching including the athletic fields and snow removal

    B&G Customer Service is responsible for receiving CCS building repair and maintenance service requests. Annually, B&G processes an average of 26,000 maintenance service requests for CCS customers. 

Contact Us

  • Buildings & Grounds

    889 E. 17th Avenue
    Columbus, OH  43211

    Customer Service Hours:
    6:00 am to 3:30 pm - Monday through Friday

    Building Repair and Maintenance Requests

    B&G Customer Service
    Phone: 614-365-5268
    Fax: 614-365-5817 - Updated 5/20/24

    24 hours - Create On-Line Service Request

    Non-school days or after B&G Customer Service hours:

    Emergency contact list - refer to Leaderboard or Intranet B&G site.