|PLANS & PERMITS CENTER
Municipal Building - Room 100, 166 South High Street, Akron, OH 44308
Telephone: 330-375-2010 Fax: 330-375-2102
|§190.201 Permits Required.
- Permit required. No person shall erect, construct,
alter, extend, repair, remove, demolish, use, or occupy any building, structure, or
equipment regulated by this Building Code, or cause the same to be done without obtaining
a required permit.
- Separate permit per operation. A separate permit is
required to commence or proceed with each operation described below:
- General Construction
To construct, add to, alter, or repair a structure, including activities installing
electrical wiring and devices, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and
equipment, all types of plumbing and sewer systems and fixtures, and the installation of
fire protection systems and alarms or communications systems.
- Site Work
To grade, pave, excavate, fill, and final site grade a premises.
To raze or demolish a building or structure or part of a building or structure.
To erect, repair, alter, reface, or energize a sign or billboard.
To reside a structure, except for a liquid coating, including the grounding and bonding of
- Retaining Wall
To erect a retaining wall that at any point is over three feet high above adjacent grade.
To erect a tent that exceeds 400 square feet of ground surface area.
To erect a fence over eight feet high.
- Fire System
To install a fire alarm, detection, communication, or suppression system.
To install communication system, including a telephone, telecommunication, data, music,
signaling, paging, or intercom system, except a security system.
- Storage Tank
To install, alter, or remove a storage tank.
- Swimming Pool
To install a swimming pool and required fencing.
- Elevation Change
To change the elevation of a building or structure.
- Public Right-of-way Structure
To construct, add to, alter, or repair a structure in, under, or over the public
- Miscellaneous Equipment
To erect, install, or alter equipment or a device such as a solar collector, power
generator, or satellite antenna.
- Exceptions. Permits are not required for:
- To erect a one- or two-family residential, non habitable
storage building less than 100 square feet.
- To erect a swimming pool that is less than 250 square feet
and not more than two feet in depth.