Plan Submittal 

 Commercial & Residential Plan Quick Check

  • Does the project comply with the Zoning?
  • Is the use permitted in the Zoning district?
  • Will you require Conditional and Similar Use approval by the Planning Commission?
  • Will the project meet all regulations of the Planning and Zoning Code?
  • Will variances be required by the Board of Zoning Appeal?

For these answers please review: 

Planning and Zoning Code 

Zoning Map

Commercial Site Plan Requirements

Commercial Plan Requirements For Addition, New or Remodel Projects.

  • Certificate of Plan Approval application and electronic plans should be uploaded to our permit portal. A Building Department representative will contact you to confirm receipt and secure payment.
  • The plan examination fee is based on the size and scope of the project per the Ohio Building Code.
    • The applicant will be invoiced separately once the fee is determined by the city's contracted Plans Examiner.
  • The review process typically takes 2-3 weeks after payment.
    • If a resubmittal is required then an additional review fee invoice will be sent.
      • A written response to the review must be submitted.  
  • Once plans are approved we will issue the Certificate of Approval and stamped plans.
    • Certificate of Approval IS NOT A PERMIT. Application for permits should be submitted by the contractor performing the work
  • The Certificate of Plan approval and stamped plans must be printed and accessible on the job site.
  • Once the project is complete, As-Built drawings must be emailed to the Building Department.