Certified Building Department
121 E. Chestnut St
Lancaster, OH 43130
What permits are required to build a house?
Building Permit -must include the following with the application
Site and Grading Plan
Insulation and Energy Calculations
Curb Cut Permit –submit curb cut application at our office with construction application
Water Tap -applications in our office, contact Water Department 687-6631 for fees related to the actual TAP to the main water system
Sanitary Sewer Tap -applications and maps in our office to determine sewer availability, contact Engineering at 687-6614 for information
Development Permit for Special Flood Hazard Area -for sites located in FEMA regulated special flood hazard areas,
Construction Site Stormwater -contact Ohio EPA at 614-644-2001 and obtain a “Notice of Intent for coverage under General Construction” and include the approved form with your construction application. Contact Engineering at 687-6614 for information
What permits are required to build an addition or accessory building?
Same as listed for a new house less the water and sewer taps
What permits are required for a "permanently sited manufactured home"?