According to Ohio Plumbing Code it is required that all necessary permits be obtained for any applicable plumbing, water and sewage systems prior to starting work on any of these systems. This includes any plumbing work being done on additions or basement finishes to pre-existing constructed homes and businesses.
The Butler County General Health District issues all plumbing permits for Butler County unless it falls under the jurisdiction of City of Hamilton or the City of Middletown.
It is also understood that NO dwelling shall be occupied until final tests and inspections have been completed for plumbing, water and sewage systems. It is also understood that any approval given on the basis of false or inaccurate information shall be void.
The Ohio Revised Code Construction Industry License Board chapter 4740.01-4740.99 states that all Licensed Professionals must have their State of Ohio Contractors License if doing commercial work. If you are going to be doing any kind of commercial work, please send a copy of your Ohio State Contractors License with your registration fees so we may keep it on file.
To register in Butler County, you must pay an annual fee (due by January 1 of each calendar year). There are four different registrations that a person may hold in Butler County, titles and fees are available HERE.
NOTICE - UNREGISTERED PROFESSIONALS
Persons performing plumbing or sewage work in Butler County while unregistered will be turned over to the Prosecutor's Office for further action. If you know of persons performing work in Butler County who are not registered, please file a complaint with us in writing via the Contact Us page, send an email to BOH@butlercountyohio.org or a letter by mail.
Thank you for your assistance in keeping the people of Butler County healthy!