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    The City of Painesville has adopted the following building codes:

Residential Building Code  (Part 13)

    All one-, two-, and three-family dwellings and their accessory structures are regulated by the RCO – Residential Code of Ohio

Planning and Zoning Code  (Part 11)

    All new construction, additions, porches, decks and changes of use associated with property require a Zoning Permit in addition to a Building Permit. 

Commercial Code (CH 1321)

    Commercial, industrial, and multi-family dwellings (over three units) are regulated by the Ohio Building Code.

     Additional codes, such as the National Electrical Code, International Plumbing Code, Ohio Mechanical Code, and International Fuel Gas Code, regulate electrical wiring, plumbing, and heating and air conditioning installations.

      View or download the (NEW) City of Painesville Property Maintenance Code Flier or the Property Maintenance Code Checlist.


City Code

Commonly Used Articles


PERMITS

SUBJECT

SECT OF CODE

FENCES

1135

SIGNS

1341

SWIMMING POOLS/ HOT TUBS

1131

 


BUILDING TRADES

SUBJECT

SECT OF CODE

GENERAL

1306

ELECTRICAL

1305

HVAC

1309

PLUMBING

1307

SEWER

1308


CITY PROGRAMS

PROGRAM

SECT OF CODE

BOARD OF ZONING APPLEALS

1141

CONDITIONAL USE

1143

DESIGN REVIEW

1146

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

1349

RENTAL DWELLING REGISTRATION

1373

VACANT PROPERTY

1377


NOTE: THERE HAVE BEEN SOME OCCASIONS OF LINK FAILURE TO THE CITY CODES LISTED ABOVE THAT WE ARE WORKING ON.  SHOULD THIS OCCUR, USE THE FOLLOWING STEPS TO REACH THE CITY CODE:

- GO TO THE CITY CODE PAGE:

- SELECT "NO FRAMES"

- SELECT "CONTENTS"

- CLICK ON THE SMALL YELLOW FOLDER TO THE LEFT OF THE LINK FOR THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF PAINESVILLE.

- FINALLY SELECT THE SECTION OF CODE YOU ARE SEEKING.