Homebuyer’s Guide

If you are planning to buy land and build a home in Delaware County, this handbook is an excellent resource to help guide you through the planning process.

Homebuyer’s Guide


Contractors List

Need a contractor to install tile drainage, build a pond, or any other type of earth moving. Check our list for information on local land improvement contractors.

Contractors List


Drainage Issues?

This publication discusses surface and subsurface drainage issues and ideas on how to take care of them.

Drainage Around Your Home


Pond Resources

Whether you have a pond or are hoping to build one — these publications will guide you in the planning, care and, maintenance of owning a pond.

Ohio Pond Management Handbook

Pond Suppliers


Drainage Petition Resources

Visit this site to learn about Ohio’s drainage laws and how to petition to have a drainage area placed under the Delaware County maintenance program.

Ohio’s Drainage Laws


Rain Garden Manual

Rain gardens provide a beautiful way to capture and filter storm water runoff from impervious surfaces around the home and office.  This manual is the perfect recipe for creating one on your property.

Rain Garden Manual