City Planning & Zoning

The Building and Zoning office is located at the Utility Office, 115 Harding Way East. Office hours for the building inspector are by appointment only. Call 419-468-2642 for more information.

Commercial permits and inspections are handled by the Richland County Building Department, 1495 West Longview Avenue, Mansfield. Call 419-774-5517 for more information.

Permits Directory


Residential Permit Fees Fee Construction Plan Site Plan Licensed Contractor Inspection Required
Alarm System **



Alley Tear-Up - half **



Alley Tear-Up - whole **



Building ** x x
x
Curb Cut **
x
x
Demolition **


x
Driveway **
x
x
Electrical ** x

x
Fence ** x x

Food Service See Fee Schedule x

x
Mobile Home Placement **
x
x
Outbuilding **


x
Plumbing ** x

x
Pool **
x

Sanitary Sewer Tap with inspection **


x
Satellite Dish (larger than 39.37 inches) **
x

Sidewalk **


x
Sign **



Special Flood Hazard Area Development Permit Application **



Storm Sewer Tap with inspection **


x
Street Tear-Up - half **



Street Tear-Up - whole **



Tree Trimming **

x
Water Hook-Up **



**See current Galion fee schedule (PDF) or call Galion Building and Zoning Department at 419-468-2642.