Plumbing Permit -
A residential plumbing permit is required for all new construction
involving plumbing. Renovations that involve new plumbing also require a
permit. An example is the addition of a second bathroom in your home.
This would require a plumbing permit even if that bathroom will occupy
Moving existing plumbing or replacing existing pipe (example: changing
form galvanized to plastic), does not require a permit.
If you are in doubt as to whether your plumbing change requires a permit,
please call the City Building/Zoning Office at 419-468-2642.
Rough-In (before pipes are covered by insulation or drywall)
Final (upon completion, but before use or occupancy)
Note: It is your responsibility to call the City
Building/Zoning Office at 419-468-2642 at least 48 hours before rough-in
inspection is needed, and at least seven days before final inspection is
Commercial plumbing work requires a permit issued by the State of Ohio. This can be
obtained from the Department of Commerce, Division of Construction
Compliance, 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068. (Phone
Commercial projects will be inspected by the Department of Commerce,
Division of Construction Compliance, 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg,
Ohio 43068. (Phone 614-752-1383)
If this project involves food service, you will also need to contact the
Galion Health Department, 113 Harding Way East, 419-468-1075, along with one
set of plans.