Building Regulations

Access various permits, documents, and information about building regulations in Springfield, Ohio.

ON JULY 1, 2018 THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD WILL BE CONVERTING OUR PLAN REVIEW PROCESS FOR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS TO ELECTRONIC SUBMITTALS ONLY. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL 937-324-7390.

Permit Applications

A permit is not required for routine maintenance work or cosmetic improvements such as carpet, painting, vinyl siding, replacement of cabinets, replacement of same-size windows, fences, residential storage buildings 200 square feet in size or smaller, etc.

Note: Fences must meet zoning restrictions regarding height and placement.

A permit is required for new construction, demolition and any alteration, addition, repair or renovation beyond basic cosmetic improvements. Separate permits are required for any work in the following areas: building (including reroofing), heating-ventilation-air conditioning, electrical, demolition, fire detection and suppression, signs, plumbing, swimming pools over 36 inches deep or moving a building. Failure to obtain the proper permits can result in financial penalties and/or orders to remove unauthorized construction work or installations.

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