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Work cannot begin until the permit is approved, paid for, and issued.
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You must first fill out the Building Permit Application (PDF).View the current Building Permit and Zoning Certificate Fees (PDF).
Depending on what type of construction/alterations your permit allows, you may need to submit three sets of building plans, plot/site plans, and mechanical plans. You may also call the Building Department at 513-821-7600 to ask questions or Email Customer Service.
The City of Wyoming prides itself on being responsive to residents’ needs. We strive to review permit applications within five business days, but we ask you to allow us up to ten business days for the review to be completed. If the documents are found to be complete and comply with the applicable provisions of the Code, you will be called or emailed when your permit is ready to be picked up.
No, but the permit fee must be paid before the permit is issued.
If additional information is needed or if the proposed project fails to meet the requirements of the Code, you will be sent a letter requesting the additional information or advising you of the non-compliant aspects of the proposed project as well as the options available to you. An appeal process is available to those applicants who have had their permit applications denied.
Appeals must be filed within thirty days after the date of the decision by the City Manager, (or representative thereof), from which the denial is made. All appeals must be in the form of a typewritten letter and must include sufficiently detailed plans to clearly show the scope of the work, if applicable. Eight copies of the application and all required information, including the plans and survey, must be submitted in order for the appeal to be considered. A filing fee of $200 must accompany the application.
The permit expires if work is not completed within a year after it is issued. Expiration also occurs when work does not commence within six months of its issuance or after 12 months of work stoppage. The permit may be renewed once, for six months at half the price of the original permit ($10 minimum/ $100 maximum).
The permit fee varies depending on the type, size, and scope of the project. Call the Building Department at 513-821-7600 on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm (excluding holidays) or view the current Fee Schedule (PDF).
Cash, personal or business checks or credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) are acceptable methods of payment.
The type of inspection(s) needed vary with the project. When you are issued your permit, you will receive the list of inspections that you will be required to obtain based on the scope of your project.
For permits with a “B” prefix letter, inspections may be requested by calling 513-842-1398. If your permit starts with the letter “Z” you can request your inspection by calling Megan Statt Blake or Tana Bere at 513-821-7600.Inspections must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours prior to the desired time of the inspection, excluding weekends and legal holidays. When scheduling an inspection, please indicate the type of inspection being requested, the address of the property, the permit number for your project, and your contact information. The City of Wyoming reserves the right to charge a $65 re-inspection fee for each inspection after the third re-inspection.