Building & Zoning Department

BEFORE YOU BUILD - CALL TOWNHALL AND FOLLOW THE PROMPTS TO THE BUILDING & ZONING DEPARTMENT!  Department is open on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday.

BUILDING
Please see our Walter H. Drane Co. Codified Ordinances on our related links page.  You can print out a residential building permit form here.  You can print out a commercial building permit form here.  The fees related to each permit is determinded after the application has been submitted.

Contractor's Permit
Effective June 2011, all contractors doing work in the Village of South Amherst must be registered to do work in the Village of South Amherst.  Click here for 2018 application and requirements. You may drop your application and required documents off at the South Amherst Townhall at 103 W. Main St, South Amherst, Ohio.  There is a $50.00 registration fee for the first year and $35.00 for every year after.

 

ZONING
Zoning Inspector - Randy Riley 440-986-2202

Please see our Walter H. Drane Co. Codified Ordinances on our related links page.

Zoning Board of Appeals meets the 4th Wednesday of the month as needed at 6:30 p.m.

For a zoning map for the Village of South Amherst, click here.

Zoning permits are required for:
          *  new construction                    *  alteration or additions                    *  driveways
          *  patios                                      *  side walks                                      *  fences
          *  decks                                       *  swimming  pools                           *  signs
          *  garage                                     *  accessory buildings                        *  driveway pipes