WE ARE LOCATED AT 105 MAIN ST, BUILDING B, SECOND FLOOR, PAINESVILLE (ON THE SQUARE IN THE OLD NOLEN BUILDING) OUR MAIN PHONE NUMBER IS 440-350-2636.
IMPORTANT!! FEE INCREASE FOR 2023: Our plan review fee will increase from $110 to $120 per hour starting Jan 1, 2023.
THE LAKE COUNTY BUILDING DEPT WINDOW WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS FOLLOWS:
NORMAL HOURS OF 8:00 AM UNTIL 4:00 PM.
Plans and Permits can be submitted through our web site, through [email protected] or deposited into the drop box at the entrance of 105 Main St, Painesville.
2023 Holidays for Which County Offices Are Closed
- First day of January (Monday, January 2, 2023), New Year’s Day observed
- Third Monday in January (January 16), Martin Luther King Day
- Third Monday in February (February 20), Presidents Day
- Last Monday in May (May 29), Memorial Day
- Nineteenth day of June (Monday, June 19), Juneteenth
- Fourth of July (Tuesday, July 4), Independence Day
- First Monday in September (September 4), Labor Day
- Second Monday in October (October 9), Columbus Day
- Eleventh day of November (Friday, November 10), Veterans’ Day observed
- Fourth Thursday in November (November 23), Thanksgiving Day
- Friday after Thanksgiving Day (November 24)
- Twenty-fifth day of December (Monday, December 25), Christmas 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
REFER TO THE 2019 RESIDENTIAL CODE OF OHIO (RCO)for One-, Two-, and Three-Family Dwellings.
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.)
|Barnes, Patrick||Building Inspector||440-350-2685||[email protected]|
|Brown, Rob||Plumbing Inspector||440-350-2044||[email protected]|
|Cook, Jeffrey||Building Inspector||440-350-2040||[email protected]|
|Di Franco, Mario||Plumbing Inspector||440-350-2045||[email protected]|
|Jones, Nicole||Secretary||440-350-2029||[email protected]|
|Kundtz, Rose Ann||Permit Coordinator||440-350-2002||[email protected]|
|Manos, Paul||Plumbing Inspector||440-350-2065||[email protected]|
|Mc Carthy, Sue||Secretary||440-350-2107||[email protected]|
|Morgan, Lori||Secretary||440-350-2308||[email protected]|
|Smith, Karen||Secretary||440-350-2010||[email protected]|
|Lake County Building Department||105 Main St Bldg B, 2nd Floor||Painesville||44077||440-350-2636|