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Building or Sign Permit Application Process

CITY OF MADEIRA, OHIO

BUILDING PERMIT INFORMATION

7141 MIAMI AVENUE

MADEIRA, OH 45243

(513) 561-7228

All construction, including remodeling, additions, accessory buildings and other types of improvements must be done in accordance with the applicable City of Madeira ordinances, latest addition of the Residential Code of Ohio (RCO) and the State of Ohio Building Code (OBC). 

For building permit application, select Building Permit Application.
For temporary sign permit application (also appropriate for garage sale sign), select Temporary Sign Application.
For permanent sign permit application, select Permanent Sign Application


RESIDENTIAL PERMITS:

  • ONE FULL SIZE SET OF PLANS TO SCALE
  • ONE 11 x 17 COPY OF PLANS

Along with the building permit application, these documents are required:

  • Exterior Work - submit two (2) copies of a survey and site plan and two (2) sets of construction drawings.
  • Interior Work - submit two (2) sets of construction drawings.
  • Demolition Work - must be accompanied by a photograph of the existing structure showing gutters and any other applicable drainage measures taken as well as topography of the lot.

COMMERCIAL PERMITS:

Along with the building permit application, these documents are required:

  • Exterior Work - submit five (5) copies of a survey and site plan and five (5) sets of construction drawings.
  • Interior Work - submit four (4) sets of construction drawings.
  • Demolition Work - must be accompanied by a photograph of the existing structure showing gutters and any other applicable drainage measures taken as well as, topography of the lot.

PERMITS FOR ALTERATIONS/REPAIRS, ADDITIONS & NEW CONSTRUCTION must have a cost estimate/quote submitted at the time of application in order to process the permit.

The owner is responsible for making sure the builder/contractor has obtained all necessary building permits and for calling for building inspections as required. Building inspections are done by the City of Madeira Building Department.

CALL FOR INSPECTIONS 24-48 HOURS IN ADVANCE.

COMMERCIAL INSPECTIONS:

Bill Fiedler, Chief Building Official

513-460-0673

RESIDENTIAL INSPECTIONS:

David Ballweg, Residential Building Official

513-561-7228