Permits and Fees

1331.01 Application; approval; fees.
1331.02 Enforcement.
1331.99 Penalty.


Fees for plan approval - see Ohio R.C. 3791.07

Before the erection, construction or alteration of any building or structure, or part of same, and before the installation or alteration of the drainage or electric wiring of any building or structure is begun, there shall be submitted to the Director of Public Service, by the owner or his duly authorized agent, an application in duplicate, on appropriate blanks to be furnished by the Director, containing a detailed statement of the specifications, cost and kind of building and the location of same, and the name and address of the contractor who is to perform such work. The plans and specifications are to be in accordance with the latest provisions of the National Building Code. The plans and specifications are to be approved by the Director, and a permit issued before the beginning of the work. It shall be the duty of the Director to approve or reject any plans filed with him pursuant to this section within a reasonable time after they are submitted to him. A copy of the aforesaid application and plans as approved by the Director shall be retained by him, and a copy as approved by him shall be kept at the building during the progress of the work and shall be open to inspection by the Director or his authorized agent. A fee shall be paid into the Department of Public Service for issuing a permit for the erection of a building or for the alteration or repair of a building. The fee shall be paid to the Department as follows: There shall be a minimum fee of five dollars ($5.00) for the first one thousand dollars ($1,000) of valuation of the proposed erection, construction or alteration, or any fractional part thereof; except the first one hundred dollars ($100.00) shall be exempt; and two dollars ($2.00) for each additional one thousand dollars ($1,000) of valuation of the proposed erection, construction or alteration or fractional part thereof, the fractional part to be charged at the rate of twenty cents (20) per one hundred dollars or multiples thereof.
(Ord. 1243. Passed 3-17-88.)

The Director of Public Service, or his authorized agent, is hereby empowered to enforce all of the provisions of this chapter.
(Ord. 89. Passed 2-16-61.)

1331.99 PENALTY.
Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter or whoever builds in violation of any plans and specifications submitted and approved, or in violation of any permit issued thereunder, shall be fined in any sum from five dollars ($5.00) to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each and every violation. Each ten days that the violation of the provisions of this chapter continues, shall constitute a separate offense.
(Ord. 89. Passed 2-16-61.)

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