Terms of Use

  1. The applicant, authorized by this permit to perform work, must comply with all applicable ordinances and codes adopted by the City of Gahanna and the State of Ohio. It is the applicant’s responsibility to meet such requirements. Any permit received through the internet application that does not comply with the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, the City Of Gahanna, State of Ohio, or the International Codes or any other code or Ordinance as required by other state or local laws and regulations shall be void upon submission and the applicant shall bear the responsibility of absorbing all costs, expenses, or damages.
  2. It is the responsibility of all applicants, owners and contractors to comply with the State of Ohio Contractor licensing requirements for contractors.
  3. All work authorized by a permit is subject to inspection. Required inspections can be scheduled online or by calling the applicable agency. Access must be provided for inspection purposes.
  4. If work is not commenced within 180 days, if work is suspended for more than 180 days, or if an inspection is not obtained within 180 days, permits shall automatically EXPIRE and become void.
  5. If, subsequent to the issuance of a permit the Building, Planning Official, or Collector of Revenue determines that plans or other reviews are required for the work undertaken, the permit may be suspended or revoked in writing until proper reviews and approvals are obtained.
  6. The issuance of a permit shall not serve to legalize other un-permitted construction, improper occupancies, additional dwelling units, or unauthorized land uses not otherwise legally established. All Permits are subject to review and approval by the City Of Gahanna.
  7. It is the responsibility of the applicant to pay all fees assessed prior to the issuance. An approved permit that is unpaid is not issued – no work may commence nor business be conducted for which a permit is unpaid.

Refund Policy

  • No refunds will be granted once the City of Gahanna has accepted payment for a permit or license.

Web Agreement when Submitting an Application

  • E-Signature: By entering your name you are signing the permit application. I hereby certify that I have read, understand and agree to conform to all governing information and regulations set forth by the City of Gahanna.

About Building Permits One Stop App

The City of Gahanna Building Permits One Stop App allows you to search permit data on-line. You may also create an account to submit permit or registration applications, track the progress and make payments.

Need help with permits or registrations?

We’ve created a webpage that explains each permit or registration step-by-step and gives you detailed information about fees, required forms and related items.

Online Help

Report a Problem

Trouble with your application or Inspection request? Please report your problem to building@gahanna.gov

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