Building, Street & Zoning Department


Building Permit

Please see our Walter H. Drane Co. Codified Ordinances on our related links page from the home 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 applications 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 2017 application and requirements.  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 Inspector

Randy Riley 440-986-2202

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

 Remember - Don't crowd the plow this winter,  when the Street Department Employee's are out there keeping our roads clean.

Turn your headlights on this winter so the snow plows can see you.  Everyone needs to do their part to keep us all safe on the road.