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Service Director's Department

330-364-4491

330-339-3823

150 East High Avenue

Suite 200

New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Monday -  Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Ron McAbier

Service Director

330-339-4491, ext. 1242

Jeff Erb

IS / GIS / CAD / Mapping / Web Site / Social Media Editor

330-364-4491 ext. 1277

Maureen Wenger

Secretary to the Service Director

330-364-4491, ext. 1275

Mike Scolati

Zoning & Building Code Administrator

330-364-4491, ext. 1276

Jeff Evans

Facilities Manager

330-364-4491, ext. 1270

Darrell Ciereszewski

Custodian

330-364-4491, ext. 1270

City of New Philadelphia Building Permit Process

 

Building Permits can be submitted by any of the following methods:

  • In person at 150 East High Avenue, Suite 200, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
  • Mail to: Service Director, 150 East High Ave., New Philadelphia, OH 44663
  • By fax to: Service Director, (330)-339-3823

 Fees:

  • Fees must be submitted with the building permit application.
  • Forms must be complete and contain the following information for the following:

 Siding and Curbs: 

  • No drawings are needed.

 Sidewalks and Driveways: 

  • Amount of concrete required.
  • No drawing needed.

 Signs: 

  • Type and size of sign and footage required, also type, size, and footage of any existing signs.
  • Front footage of the building is also required.

 Fences: 

  • A drawing is required showing where the fence will be located on the property.
  • Maximum height for fences is 6 feet. Fences on the corner of streets and/or alleys must not exceed a height of 3.5 feet for a distance of 25 feet from the corner of the lot.
  • Fences may be constructed up to the property line, but it is not recommended.

 Garages, Sheds, Decks, Pools, Additions, Alterations, Etc:

  • Require a drawing with the following information:
    • Lot size:
      • Measurements of existing structure
      • Measurements of proposed structure
      • All setback measurements (frontage, property lines, streets, alleys, etc.
      • Swimming pools must be enclosed by a fence with a minimum height of 5 feet.
    • Setbacks:
      • Front - 25 feet minimum
      • Side - 5 feet minimum, 10 feet minimum for side lot bordered by an alley
      • Rear - 5 feet minimum, 10 feet minimum for rear lot bordered by an alley
      • Corner Lots - 25 feet minimum for each side adjacent to street
    • Lot Coverage:
      • Lot coverage not to exceed 33%

Sewer Tap: 

Building permits for new homes must also pay a sewer tap fee that is determined by the front footage of the lot.

Contact Information

Service Director's Department

330-364-4491

330-339-3823

150 East High Avenue

Suite 200

New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Monday -  Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Holidays

Ron McAbier

Service Director

330-339-4491, ext. 1242

Jeff Erb

IS / GIS / CAD / Mapping / Web Site / Social Media Editor

330-364-4491 ext. 1277

Maureen Wenger

Secretary to the Service Director

330-364-4491, ext. 1275

Mike Scolati

Zoning & Building Code Administrator

330-364-4491, ext. 1276

Jeff Evans

Facilities Manager

330-364-4491, ext. 1270

Darrell Ciereszewski

Custodian

330-364-4491, ext. 1270