Building & Zoning Department
BEFORE YOU BUILD - CALL OR EMAIL THE BUILDING & ZONING DEPARTMENT
Messages will be returned within 1 business day
Chapter 13 Building codes have been revised and approved as of 11/12/2018. You may view the Building Ordinance by going to the Related Links page and click on the following Walter H. Drane Co. Codified Ordinance.
Our forms are now online for a more streamlined submission and a faster review process.
Permit applications may be downloaded/printed and submitted manually at the Village Hall which is located at 103 W. Main St. South Amherst, OH 44001
Online Permits & Payments
All contractors doing work in the Village of South Amherst must be registered to do work within the village. Click on the correct form located above to submit your registration electronically or 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 $75.00 registration fee for the first year and $50.00 for renewal.
Zoning permits are required for:
- new construction
- alteration or additions
- side walks
- swimming pools
- accessory buildings
- driveway pipes
Board of Zoning Appeals
Board of Zoning Appeals meets the 4th Wednesday of the month as needed at 7:00 p.m.
Chair - Mayor Scott Jones
Council Rep - David Troike
Member - Steve Iwanek
Member - Dominic Gentile
Member - Vacant