Demolition Permits

Before you apply


Download the Demolition forms packet »

Initial review

To begin the demolition (aka “demo”) permit process, you must complete and submit at least the following documents:

  • Building Permit Application (included in packet)
  • Demolition Addendum (included in packet)
  • Site Plan — indicate building(s) to be demolished

Additional materials

You must complete and submit the following items before the Chief Building Official approves the demolition permit. We encourage you to submit these materials with the items listed above to speed up the approval process.

  • Utility Disconnection Request — for water service (included in packet)
  • Demolition Responsibility Notice (included in packet)
  • Authorization for Demolition (included in packet)

You must also submit:

  • Utility Disconnection Notices — from electric and gas providers
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of Real Estate Tax Payment
  • Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Asbestos Abatement Report (if applicable)

Permit issuance

Someone from the Community Development Office will contact you when the permit is approved and ready for pickup and tell you the fees due.

Standard fees

The fees below are for general guidance only. Refer to the Building and Zoning Permit Application for a complete list of fees.

  • Residential: (Building fee $50.00 + 1% Ohio surcharge) + zoning fee $50.00 = $101.50
  • Commercial:  (Building fee $80.00 + 3% Ohio surcharge) + zoning fee $100.00 = $182.40

48-hour notice

  • At or after the time of permit issuance, you must complete and submit the 48-Hour Notice. We must receive this at least 48 hours before the demolition activity begins.


Contact the Community Development Department at 513-524-5204.