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Building Permits

​Multi-family (4 units or more) and commercial construction projects will require a building permit. These permits are issued by the Ross County Building Department, which administers the Ohio Building Code (OBC) in unincorporated portions of Ross County. The OBC addresses new construction, alterations, and changes in use on projects not involving new single-family residential dwellings. The Ross County Building Department also handles commercial permits in Pike County, the Village of Waverly, and the city of Chillicothe, as well as residential permits in the Village of Waverly.

Ross County

City of Chillicothe

Village of Piketon

Building permits for commercial are required through the Ross County Building Department.  For more information on zoning requirements in the Village of Piketon, please call the village office at 740-289-8137.