Hamilton County Permits (Ohio)

The Hamilton County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Hamilton County permits. Clerks in Hamilton County, Ohio may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Hamilton County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Hamilton County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Addyston Village Clerk Addyston OH 235 Main Street 45001 513-941-1060

Golf Manor Clerk Cincinnati OH 6450 Wiehe Road 45237 513-531-7491

Hamilton County Clerk Cincinnati OH 1000 Main Street 45202 513-946-5656

Montgomery Clerk Montgomery OH 10150 Montgomery Road 45242 513-985-1606


A Hamilton County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Hamilton County, Ohio may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Hamilton County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Arlington Heights Town Hall Cincinnati OH 601 Elliott Avenue 45215 513-821-2076

Cincinnati City Hall Cincinnati OH 801 Plum Street, Rm 152 45202 513-352-3000

Newtown Hall Cincinnati OH 3536 Church St 45244 513-561-7697

Westwood Town Hall Cincinnati OH 3017 Harrison Avenue 45211 513-662-9109

A Hamilton County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Hamilton County, Ohio issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Hamilton County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Hamilton County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Cincinnati Permits Cincinnati OH 3300 Central Parkway 45220 513-352-4306

Forest Park Zoning Cincinnati OH 1201 West Kemper Road 45240 513-595-5215

Golf Manor Building Department Cincinnati OH 6450 Wiehe Road 45237 513-531-9941

Green Township Zoning Cincinnati OH 6303 Harrison Avenue 45247 513-574-4848

Hamilton County Planning Department Cincinnati OH 138 East Court Street, Rm 800 45202 513-946-4750

Hamilton County Zoning Cincinnati OH 138 East Court Street, Rm 807 45202 513-946-4502

Harrison City Zoning Harrison OH 300 George Street 45030 513-367-2111

Mariemont Village Building Department Cincinnati OH 6907 Wooster Pike 45227 513-271-3315

Montgomery Permits Montgomery OH 10101 Montgomery Road 45242 513-792-8309

Montgomery Zoning Montgomery OH 10101 Montgomery Road 45242 513-891-2424

Pierce Township Zoning Cincinnati OH 950 Locust Corner Road 45245 513-752-6787

Springdale Building Department Cincinnati OH 11700 Springfield Pike 45246 513-346-5730

Union Township Zoning Cincinnati OH 4350 Aicholtz Road, Ste 210 45245 513-753-2300