All construction projects within the City of Vandalia shall be submitted for plan review prior to the start of construction. Development & Engineering Services has on staff, One Chief Building Official and two full time inspectors to review plans and make inspections to assure compliance with all applicable codes. Additionally, the City contracts with a State Certified Plans Examiner for review of all commercial & multi-family structures.
To help assure that construction can start on schedule; plans for residential construction should be submitted a minimum two weeks before the intended start date and plans for commercial and multi-family projects should be submitted three weeks prior to the anticipated start of construction. Plans are reviewed in the order submitted and, therefore, time for approval of any given set of plans is dependent upon the total number filed for review and the completeness of the plans when filed.
Permits Required for
Mechanical / HVAC / Gas
Residential – please submit completed permit applications along with 2 site plans and 2 sets of constructions drawings.
Commercial – please submit completed permit applications along with 3 site plans and 3 sets of construction drawings.
Please call 937-898-3750 for any questions or to schedule necessary inspections during the construction process. It is recommended that inspections are scheduled 24 hours in advance.
Interior plumbing permits and inspections are handled by Public Health – Dayton- Montgomery County. Their offices are located at 451 W. 3rd Street in Dayton and they may be contacted at 937-225-4421.
Development and Engineering Services
333 J.E. Bohanan Drive
Vandalia, OH 45377