City of Girard, Ohio
GIRARD RENTAL & ZONING DEPT.
AN ORDINANCE RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 7213-02 PROVIDING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF ZONING PERMITS AND CERTIFICATION FEES.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Forty-Fourth Council of the City of Girard, Ohio:
SECTION 1: The following fee schedule for zoning and building permits and certificates is hereby adopted:
$ 25.00 Zoning Fee (added to every construction permit).
Building permit fee based on cost of construction.
½ of 1% of first $100,000 and ¼ of 1% of additional construction cost.
$ 50.00 Occupancy Permit (required for new construction or business).
$150.00 Demolition of structure
$.40/Sq Ft Parking lot demolition
$ 65.00 Plan Review Fee per hour
A sales tax of 3% of the building permit fee will be added to all commercial permits and forwarded to the State of Ohio.
All new commercial construction and changes to the structure of any existing commercial structure requires architectural drawings to be approved by the Plan Examiner and a building permit to be pulled. All electrical and plumbing permits must be pulled prior to the building permit.
Commercial building permits for new construction will expire twelve (12) months from the date of issuance. After this timeframe has expired, a new permit can be applied for and will be issued at the discretion of the city engineer.
Commercial building permits for improvements to an existing structure will expire six (6) months from the date of issuance. After this timeframe has expired, a new permit can be applied for and will be issued at the discretion of the city engineer.
$ 25.00 Zoning Fee (added to every construction permit)
$ 25.00 Occupancy Permit (new construction or business)
$ 25.00 Curb cut
$ 50.00 Demolition of residential structure
All building permit fees are based on $5.00 for the 1st $1,000 of construction cost and $6.00 for every $1,000 in additional construction cost.
a sales tax of 1% state assessment fee will be added to the building portion of all residential building permits and forwarded to Ohio State Board of Building Standards.
Residential building permits are required for all new residential construction, including additions and accessory buildings. Plans must be submitted and all necessary electrical and plumbing permits must be obtained prior to a building permit being issued.
Permits are required for the above construction for seniors 65 years and older; however, the fee will be waived if applicable. This applies exclusively to their personal address of record and furthermore this section shall not apply for new home construction. A driver’s license and proof of homestead exemption for property tax must be provided when pulling permit.
Other residential constructions requiring a building permit are as follows: Roofing, Pools, Sheds, Accessory Building, Sidewalks, Fencing, Driveways, Approaches, Porches, and Siding. Replacement Windows and Doors under $500 permit waived. This does not apply to Replacement Windows and Doors for commercial property.
Building permits for new residential construction will expire nine (9) months from the date of issuance. After this timeframe expires, a new permit must be applied for and will be issued at the discretion of the city engineer. All other building permits will expire six (6) months from their issuance date. After this timeframe expires, a new permit must be applied for and will be issued at the discretion of the inspectors. All other building permits will expire six (6) months from their issuance date. After this timeframe expires, a new permit must be applied for and will be issued at the discretion of the inspectors.
Prior to Demolition permit issued for Commercial and Residential buildings must be tested for asbestos (when required by the EPA). OOPS must be contacted for utilities and the sanitary sewer must be disconnected; water shut off and meter removed by the Water Department prior to demolition. The Health and Fire Department must be involved in this process. Property must be free of debris and land must be filled in and level.
Commercial and Residential demolition permits will expire thirty (30) days after the date of issuance. Up to an additional thirty (30) days can be granted at the discretion of the inspectors.
All contractors must be registered with the City of Girard. The initial fee for registration is $100.00 with a renewal fee of $50.00 each calendar year. Contractors must provide a copy of their liability insurance, worker’s compensation and proof of $10,000 bond to the city of Girard must be provided.
Commercial and Residential Contractors must be registered and apply for all permits, not title-holder.
If any Permits are lost, they will be replaced at no charge.
SECTION 2: That all other Ordinances, Resolutions, or parts thereof, as they deal with PERMIT FEES, hereto adopted and inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
SECTION 3: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest date as allowed by law.
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