Building Permits

Scroll through or search the document list below to find building permits, applications, contractor resources, construction/infrastructure standards, and more.

Building Inspection and COVID-19

As our nation deals with the COVID-19 crisis, the Division of Building Inspection will be working with a limited staff, limited hours, and limited services. The offices in One Government Center are closed to the public, but our office will be handling phone inquiries from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Inspections will be scheduled and performed Monday through Friday. Social distancing and masks are required for all inspections. Access the online permit portal where you can apply for permits, make payments, and schedule inspections.

Plan Review

Construction documents, plans, and applications can be mailed to our office in One Government Center or dropped off in the first floor lobby where the Building Inspection mail bins are located. The lobby can be accessed 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You must have an application filled out entirely along with any necessary supporting construction documents.

Mail plans to:

Building Inspection
One Government Center, Suite 1600
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Credit Card Payment

You can pay for your permit online through the online portal, after the permit is created. You can pay using; Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. There is a credit card surcharge fee of 2.95%. We also offer Electronic check, this method has a flat $1 fee.

Other Resources

Contractor Licensing

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Fee Structure

All building permit, license, and inspection fees are outlined in the TMC.

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