Building Department

Bureau of Inspections and Licensing

Geauga County Building Department

The Geauga County Building Department issues building permits and inspects new structures to ensure governmental standards and regulations.

Location
Geauga County Building Department
12611 Ravenwood Dr. Suite #360
Chardon, Ohio 44024
 
Direct Line: (440) 279-1780
Fax: (440) 285-2237
 
We are closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

Employee Information

Downloadable Building Department Resources

Documents and Forms

Title
File
Date
Year Category
One Story with Basement X-Section one_base.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Typical Cross Sections
Pole Building X-Section pole_bldg.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Typical Cross Sections
Two Story with Basement X-Section two_base.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Typical Cross Sections
Structures without Cellar, Basement, or Crawl Space X-Section xsection_structures.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Typical Cross Sections
Typical Deck X-Section xsection_structures.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Typical Cross Sections
Agricultural Exemption Form app_agr_exempt.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Commercial Plan Application app_com_ind_plan_approval.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Residential Plan Application app_res_permit.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Occupancy Permit app_occupancy_permit.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Electrical Permit app_elec_permit_v2.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
HVAC and Air Conditioning Permit app-hvac-air-permit-2023.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Flood Hazard Area Development Permit Application app_Flood_Hazard_Permit.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
License and Registration app_license_reg_v2.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Residential Code of Ohio Construction Document app_res_req.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Energy Compliance Declaration Form app_energy-compliance-declaration-form.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Fillable Application Forms
Commercial Application Requirements commercial-application-requirements.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Commercial Fee Schedule CommercialFees.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Current Ohio Codes Being Enforced BuildingCode.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Planning to Build or Remodel Planning-to-Build-or-Remodel-pamphlet.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Post Frame Accessory Structures post_frame.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Required Construction Inspections req_construction_insp.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Residential Building Requirements app_res_building_req.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Residential Fee Schedule ResidentialFees.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Smoke Detectors smoke_detectors.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Special Purpose Flood Damage Reduction floodplain_resolution.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 General Information
Map Modernization Overview Overview.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Flood Map Modernization Program
Flood Map Update Process Process.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Flood Map Modernization Program
Open House FAQ FAQ.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Flood Map Modernization Program
Climate Design Climate-Design.pdf Mar 8, 2023 2023-03-08 Design Criteria
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