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Permits & Licenses

Building Codes is located in the Basement of the Administration Building across the hall from the Soil & Water Department

We are pleased to offer several county permit and license applications online.  Please download (or fill out the Fillable PDF), print and return to the appropriate department.
If your permit or license is not offered online, please call the appropriate office to obtain the application.

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Procedure for Building Permits

  1. Building Code Department - Lower Level
    • Drop off plans
    • For all electronic communications, please include a contact phone number in the body of all email correspondence.
       
  2. MAP Office - Main Level
    • Pick up address slip if it is a new address
       
  3. Wayne Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) - Lower Level
    • Fill out CAP (Construction Application for Permit)
    • CAP FORM (download PDF
       
  4. Health Department - Lower Level
    • Septic System Review - signs CAP, if applicable
       
  5. Planning Department - Lower Level
    • Obtain floodplain permit, signs CAP, if applicable
       
  6. County Engineer's Office - located at 3151 W. Old Lincoln Way
    • Obtain drive pipe permit (for a new drive or other work onto a County road Right-Of-Way) - signs CAP, if applicable
       
  7. Wayne Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) - Lower Level
    • Final signature on CAP
       
  8. Building Code Department - Lower Level
    • Take copy of approved CAP (&floodplain permit)

 

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Locations & Forms

RESIDENTIAL PERMIT
Location:
  Building Code Department - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5525 |  Get Directions | Visit Website
Forms:
 
Site Plans:
  Residential Accessory Building or Ag Construction,  Residential DwellingsResidential Additions, Decks, Swimming Pools

 

COMMERCIAL PERMIT
Location:
  Building Code Department - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5525 |  Get Directions | Visit Website
Forms:
 

 

CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION FOR PERMIT
Location:
  Wayne Soil & Water Conservation District Office - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 263-5376 |  Get Directions | Visit Website
Forms:
 

 

PICK UP STREET ADDRESS SLIP
Location:
  Map Office - Main Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5495 |  Get Directions | Visit Website

 

DRIVE PIPE PERMIT - SIGNS CAP
Location:
  Wayne County Engineer - Main Entrance Engineer - 3151 West Old Lincoln Way Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5500 |  Get Directions | Visit Website

 

FLOOD PLAIN PERMIT
Location:
  Planning Department - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5420 |  Get Directions | Visit Website
Forms:
 

 

COUNTY SEWER SYSTEM PERMIT
Location:
  Environmental Services / Planning / Commissioners Office - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5477 |  Get Directions 

 

PLUMBING AND FOOD SERVICE PERMITS
Location:
  Wayne County Health Department - Environmental Division - Lower Level Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 264-2426 | Get Directions | Visit Website
PERMITS INCLUDE:
 
  • Plumbing
  • Septic System
  • Solid Waste
  • Swimming Pool
  • Trailer Park
  • Well
  • Food Service - Catering
  • Food Service - Facility
  • Food Service - Temp. Permit
  • Food Service - Vending

 

BIRTH & DEATH CERTIFICATES
Location:
  Health Department - 203 S. Walnut Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 264-9590 |  Get Directions | Visit Website

 

DOG LICENSE
Location:
  Auditor's Office - First Floor - East Entrance Administration Building - 428 W. Liberty Street Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5430 |  Get Directions | Dog Shelter Website
 
 
  • Dog and Kennel licenses may also be purchased at the Wayne County Dog Shelter: 5694 Burbank Road Wooster, Ohio 44691   Shelter Phone: (330) 345-1018

 

DRIVER'S LICENSE / VEHICLE REGISTRATION / VEHICLE & AUTO TITLES
Location:
  Vanover Building - 200 Vanover Street Wooster, OH 44691  BMV PH: (330) 287- 5640 |  Title Office PH: (330) 287-5470

 

MARRIAGE LICENSE
Location:
  Common Pleas Courthouse - 107 West Liberty Street - Public Square Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5575 |  Get Directions | Visit Website

 

NOTARY LICENSE
Location:
  Common Pleas Courthouse - 107 West Liberty Street - Public Square Wooster, OH 44691  PH: (330) 287-5575 |  Get Directions | Visit Website