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Building Permits and Inspections

Building permit form

Building Department Forms and Information

If proposed project & permit application necessitates plans to be submitted; 3 copies are needed for residential and for commercial. 

You may mail, drop off (in office or in drop box), fax, or email, as feasible.  Fax: 513-794-8866. Email:

Please click on links below as needed:

Building & Zoning Permit Application

Building Permit Process

Deck plans TEMPLATE

Building Demolition Application

Please note any electrical permits go through I.B.I. (Inspection Bureau Incorporated (513) 381-6080)

Building Permit Fees  *Note: eff 2/1/2021: credit card transaction fee of 3% to be assessed on all credit card payments*

Fences, small sheds, driveway aprons, etc, require zoning permits, which are currently $25.00. Please submit application with three sets of drawings for proposed work.  Contact the office for more information if needed. Click here for FENCE GUIDELINES.

Public Right-Of-Way Permit  (typically for utilities)

Sidewalk Program

Please call or email with any questions.  Phone 513-794-8860.  email:

Building Dept hours (through the City Office) are 8 am - 4:30 pm Mon - Fri.

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