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THE CITY OF SANDUSKY

222 Meigs Street
Sandusky, OH 44870
419.627.5844 (Phone)
419.627.5825 (Fax)

The City Building is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

PERMITS, FEES AND PROCEDURES

PERMITS, FEES & PROCEDURES
A permit shall be obtained prior to: moving or demolishing a structure, building in a flood zone area, working in a city right-of-way, or connecting to water/sewer mains. Some permits may be obtained by a property owner or his/her authorized agent. Please contact the Building Division for lists of licensed contractors or an application to become a licensed contractor at 419.627.5940. Certain types of work cannot be performed without a licensed contractor. These are outlined below.
Excavation or Sewer Building Permit Application
An excavating permit is required for the installation, repair or replacement of any water or gas service, ($85 fee). A licensed plumber must install the water line. A permit is also required before excavation is done in a City right-of-way and can only be obtained by a licensed contractor.
Flood Plain

Flood Damage Prevention Development Permit Application


A flood plain permit is required prior to any building permit being issued for a structure within the flood plain areas of the City of Sandusky. The fee is $100.00 for residential and $500.00 for commercial property and must be obtained by the owner or his/her authorized agent.


 

Highway Permit

Highway permits are issued by the Erie County Sheriff's Office  when hauling oversize loads. 

 

Sanitary Connection Fee

Water & Sewer Connection Fees

A sanitary connection fee is required for all new buildings or major additions or alterations thereto, and for any land or building use which causes the discharge (or additional discharge) of wastewater. The fee is based on the size of the water meter and must be paid for by the owner or his/her authorized agent.

Sewer Permit

Excavation or Sewer Building Permit Application

A sewer permit is required for the installation, repair or replacement or abandonment of any storm or sanitary lateral. Sewer Permits can only be obtained by a licensed contractor.

Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter

Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Permit Application

Sidewalk, curb and gutter permits are required for installation, repair or replacement of a sidewalk, driveway approach or curb and gutter. This Permit must be obtained by a licensed contractor ($10 fee) or a homeowner may obtain a Permit ($5 fee) to replace a sidewalk in front of his/her property only.

Water Tap-In Fee

Water & Sewer Connection Fees

A water tap-in fee is required for the installation of new water service. The fee is based on the size of the tap and must be paid for by the owner or his/her authorized agent.

Water Connection Fee

 

Water & Sewer Connection Fees

A water connection fee is required for new services or to increase the size of an existing service. The fee is based on the size of the meter and must be paid for by the owner or authorized agent.

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