Certified plumbing inspectors ensure and maintain the safety of our water supply. Hamilton County Public Health inspects backflow devices, water heaters, and new and remodeled plumbing installations. When complaints about incorrectly installed plumbing or permit compliance arise, inspectors investigate and work to remedy problems.
View Plumbing fees here. Validation period for plumbing permits have been extended. Download the regulation.
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All plumbing permit holders should review these important notices.
Click the statement below that best describes your situation:
Documents Required for a Plumbing Permit
- I am a contractor and need to apply for a commercial plumbing permit.
- I am a contractor and need to apply for a residential plumbing permit.
- I am a contractor and would like to be bonded and registered with the Health District.
- I am a homeowner and need to apply for a plumbing permit.
- I am a homeowner and I need to find a plumber *SEARCH FOR A PLUMBER*
- I am installing a sump pump.
- I am installing a water heater.
- I am installing/testing a backflow device.
- I need a contractor to help me with my project.
- I need a permit to abandon my septic system.
- I need information about installing or replacing a septic system.
Click here for our occupational safety and health page for plumbers and to find out in what jurisdiction your job is located.
2011 Ohio Plumbing Code
Plumbing Code Amendment: