OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE: The Building Dept will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in honor of Independence Day.
The Lake County Building Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the applicable State of Ohio Building codes for residential, commercial, and industrial construction in its Jurisdiction. These Building Codes provide the department’s inspectors with guidelines to help ensure the health and welfare of the residents. Certified by the State of Ohio, the Building Department provides Plan Reviews, Inspection Services, and Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Fire Protection Code information.
We are honored to be chosen for the 2016 David A. Smith Building Department of the Year Award from the Ohio Board of Building Standards. We would like to thank everyone for their continued support through the many changes over the past year. We hope to continue to serve the community with the highest standard of customer service in the future.
Chief Building Official
NOTICE – MANDATORY PLAN SUBMITTAL FEE DUE AT TIME OF SUBMISSION. CLICK on FEES below for more information.
IT IS OUR GOAL TO COMPLETE OUR PLAN REVIEW PROCESS IN TWO WEEKS; HOWEVER, WE CANNOT PREDICT OUR WORK LOAD AND IT MAY TAKE LONGER TO COMPLETE THE PROCESS (THE CODE ALLOWS US 30 BUSINESS DAYS). PLEASE PLAN YOUR PROJECTS ACCORDINGLY. WE APPRECIATE YOUR ASSISTANCE.
Please, see our updated applications and fee sheets or contact the office for more information.
The Lake County Building Department will be open to the public Monday – Friday from 8:00 am -4:00 pm. Residents, builders and developers may still submit plans online or use the existing drop boxes. For specific questions, please contact the Building Department at 440-350-2636
ADMINISTRATION & STANDARDS
THE 2013 RESIDENTIAL CODE OF OHIO (RCO)
for One-, Two-, and Three-Family Dwellings will be in effect on January 1, 2013
CONTACT US at:
TEL: 440-350-2636 440-918-2636
1-800-899-LAKE (5253) Ext. 2636
or MAIL to:
Lake County Building Department
105 Main St, Bldg B, 2nd Floor
Painesville OH 44077
8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.
INSPECTION TIMES 9:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. (Please do not leave inspection requests on voice mail.)