Building and Zoning Permits

Many projects require both Zoning Approval and a Building Permit.  Please check carefully to ensure that you secure the correct permissions for your project.  There is a chart below to help with the most common projects.  If you have questions, please call or email Leonard Lewis at (614) 409-4407 or llewis@obetz.oh.us

 

 

List of Common Projects

PROJECT
PERMIT(S) NEEDED
COST
Air conditioning; Heat pump; Furnace; Boiler
Heating and Cooling
Replacement – $0
New – $50
Carport
Zoning & Building
Zoning – $0
Building – Based on square footage
Chimney; Porch; Ramp; Stairs with 4 or more risers
Building
Based on square footage
Deck ; Covered Porch; Three Season Room
Zoning & Building
Zoning – $0
Building – Based on square footage
Driveway
Driveway
Driveway – Based on width of drive
Driveway approach
Right of Way
$25
Electrical circuits; Rewiring or extensions of existing circuits; New temporary or permanent services
Electrical
Varies – minimum charge of $40.40 for alterations
Fence
Fence
$0
Gazebo; Greenhouse
Zoning & Building
Zoning – $0
Building – Based on square footage
Patio slab
Zoning
$0
Residential dwelling unit including new construction, additions, and remodel/repair involving structural elements
Zoning & Building
Varies based on square footage
Roof; Siding; Window
Building
$0
Shed under 144 square feet
Zoning
$0
Shed over 144 square feet
Zoning & Building
Zoning – $0
Building – Based on square footage
Sidewalks
Right of Way
$25.00
Swimming pool; Hot tub
Zoning & Electrical
Zoning – $0
Electrical – $40.40
Water heater
Plumbing
$35.00

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