Permits

Permits

On this page, we hope to provide you with all the permitting information you are looking for. It is the Applicant's responsibility to comply with all civil deed and/or subdivision restrictions and/or covenants on the property. 

For general building and zoning permit inquiries, please email building-zoning@cityoftrenton.com or contact us at 513-988-6307 or 513-988-6304 ext.150. 

Questions regarding the building code or to schedule building inspections, please contact National Inspection Corporation (NIC) at 888-433-4642. NIC inspectors will be available by telephone to respond to inquiries between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

The Butler County Health District handles all plumbing permits within the city. You can find plumbing permit info on their website at http://health.bcohio.us/our_services/plumbing.php or they can be reached at 513-863-1770.

Please note, all building and zoning department correspondence (permit application, plans and fees) must be submitted to the City of Trenton. The City of Trenton Building and Zoning Departments thank you for your cooperation. This permitting process is required by Code and is being done for your safety as well as the safety of others.  

Building/Zoning Permit Applications

Commercial/Industrial New Construction/Addition/Alteration Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are constructing/altering a commercial or industrial building or if you are a new commercial/industrial business - for Zoning Purposes.

Deck/Porch Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a deck or porch on your property.

Driveway, Sidewalk within the Right-of-Way, Curb and Gutter Permit Application

  • Select this permit application if you are trying to install/replace a driveway, a portion of Sidewalk within the Right-Of-Way, or replacement of curb and gutter in front of your residence.

Electric Permit Application

  • Select this permit application if you are doing electric work.

Fence Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a fence on your property.

HVAC Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are doing HVAC work.

Pool Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a pool on your property.

Residential New Construction Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are building a new residence (i.e., new home construction)

Residential Repair, Remodel, Addition Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are repairing, remodeling, or building an addition to your residence (Residential)

Roof - Tear Off Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are replacing the roof on your property.

Shed - Under 200 Square Feet Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a shed that is under 200sq/ft in size on your property.

Shed - 201 Square Feet or Larger Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a shed that is 201sq/ft in size or larger on your property.

Sign Permit Application

  • Select this permit if you are installing a sign on your property. 

Associated Documents

Building/Zoning Operating Procedures

Roof Permit Minimum Requirements

Pool Permit Minimum Requirements

Deck Permit Minimum Requirements

Certificate of Occupancy Minimum Requirements