City Planning & Zoning

AS OF JULY 9, THE MAYOR'S OFFICE WILL TEMPORARILY HANDLE PERMITS AND ZONING/CODE ENFORCEMENT QUESTIONS. YOU MAY CALL 419-468-1857 OR STOP IN AT 301 HARDING WAY EAST. PERMITS MAY BE EMAILED TO: natashahatfield@galion.city.

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.