Permit Planner

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Permit Planner is designed to take the guesswork out of what permits you need. Find zoning, permits, licenses, and incentives to help you build your next project.

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Building Permits

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

Building Inspection

Our normal hours of operation for phone inquiries and scheduled appointments are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 3 pm. To speak to a staff member or to schedule an appointment, please call 419-245-1220.


Inspections will be scheduled and performed Monday through Friday. You can access the online permit portal where you can apply for permits, make payments, and schedule inspections. To schedule your inspection with our 24-hour automated system, please call 419-936-2720.

Plan Review

Construction documents, plans and applications can be mailed to our office or dropped off at the Division of Building Inspection. Our office is located at One Government Center, 640 Jackson Street, on the 16th floor. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Please include your application and any supporting documents. All documents must be completed in full and signed.

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

Find info on registering and renewing your contractor license.

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Fee Structure

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

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