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    Welcome to Lake County, Ohio

      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.

    Dave Strichko, Chief Building Official

    Gazette Article
    House of Representatives

     

       


    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.      

     

    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.


    Fees


    ADMINISTRATION & STANDARDS

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    INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

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    THE 2013 RESIDENTIAL CODE OF OHIO (RCO)

    for One-, Two-, and Three-Family Dwellings will be in effect on January 1, 2013

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    CONTACT US at:
    TEL:  440-350-2636     440-918-2636
    1-800-899-LAKE (5253)  Ext. 2636
    FAX:  440-350-2660

    or MAIL to:
    Lake County Building Department
    27 Woodland Road
    Painesville OH 44077

    Map and Directions to the Lake County Building Department


    OFFICE HOURS

    MONDAY - FRIDAY
    Open 8:00 a.m. - Close 4:30 p.m.

    OCCASIONALLY CLOSED FOR LUNCH
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.