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 Portage County Building Department

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Randall E. Roberts, Director/Floodplain Administrator
449 S. Meridian Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266
1st Floor, Portage County Administration Bldg.
 

Office Hours:

 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Permits Issued 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Monday - Friday
Phone: 330-297-3530, Fax: 330-297-3896 

 

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Building Department Jurisdictions | Registered Contractors | Building Permits Issued



2015 Contractor Registration Renewal

 


 

The Portage County Building Department serves all the Townships and Villages in the County. For information and permits within the cities of: Kent, Ravenna, Streetsboro and Aurora; please contact these municipalities directly.
The Portage County Building Department is certified by the State of Ohio and authorized by County Resolutions to perform plan reviews, issue permits, provide inspections and collect fees for the following Residential and Commercial projects:
  • All construction, including but not limited to: new construction, additions, alterations, remodeling, decks, porches, ramps, gazebos, garages (including pole barns), pavilions and building demolition.
  • All electrical work, including but not limited to: new service, new meters, all new or replacement electrical wiring, swimming pools (licensed electrical contractor required) and ancillary systems (generators, solar and wind).
  • All mechanical (HVAC) work, including but not limited to: furnaces, are conditioning, boilers, hydronics, geo-thermal and their related components (ducts, vents, piping), fireplace inserts and wood burning appliances.
  • All fire protection systems: sprinklers and fire alarms.
  • Plumbing (including water heaters), wells and septic - please contact the Portage County Health Deptartment @330-297-3502   http://www.co.portage.oh.us/healthdepartment.htm
   
   Previous Months Building Permits Issued
   
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Commercial Forms
Contractor Registration
 
Residential Forms

 

Miscellaneous

 

 

   
    Helpful Links

Ohio Building Codes On-Line http://ohiobbseducation.com/Application/CodesOnLine.aspx
Home Builders Association www.akronhba.com
NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
National Fire Protection Agency www.nfpa.org
Ohio Board of Building Standards www.com.ohio.gov/dico/BBS.aspx
Ohio Manufactured Home Commission www.omhc.ohio.gov
Underwriters Laboratories www.ul.com

 

   
   Registered Contractors
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Registered Contractor Master Lists
NOTICE: Contractor registration is required within the jurisdiction of the Portage County Building Dept, for a contractor to obtain any permit. These lists of Registered Contractors are accurate at the time of publication; however, we suggest that you contact our office to verify the registration accuracy of any particular contractor that you are considering.  

 

   
   
  Contact Information
  Director
Building Official
Floodplain Administrator
Randy Roberts (330) 297-3534 rroberts@portageco.com
  Office Supervisor Carrie Quotson (330) 297-3541 cquotson@portageco.com
  Building/Mechanical Inspector Dexter LeMon (330) 298-2107  
  Electrical Inspector   (330) 297-3530  
         
   
  Schedule Inspections
  Building (Commercial) (330) 297-3530  
  Building (Residential) (330) 298-1113  
  Electrical (330) 298-4503  
     

 

   
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449 S. Meridian Street
1st Floor, Portage County Administration Bldg.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266 
 


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