Application Approvals Table

The following table shows most common application processes. For any application listed without a link, contact the Planning & Zoning Department.

Applications requiring Planning & Zoning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and/or Architectural Review Board approval, complete applications must be submitted by 3 pm on the scheduled deadline date as listed on the Boards & Commission Meeting & Application Deadline Schedule.

TYPE OF WORK ZONING
City of Tallmadge
Planning & Zoning 
Department
BUILDING
Summit County
Department of 
Building Standards
ENGINEERING
Outside Consultant
UTILITIES
City of Tallmadge/
Summit County
STREET
City of Tallmadge
HEALTH
Summit County
SOIL & WATER
Summit/Portage County
Change of Occupancy
(nonresidential)
Use & Compliance Application

Certificate of Occupancy       Septic/Well

Food Sales/Service
 
Accessory Structure
(shed, garage, gazebo, etc)
Zoning Application

Building Permit (only if building exceeds 200 sf)          
Accessory Structure
(swimming pool)
Zoning Application

Building Permit (only if involves utilities)          
Accessory Structure
(decks)
Zoning Application

Building Permit (only if deck exceeds 200 sf and is more than 30 in above grade)          
Accessory Structure
(Non Residential Use)
Zoning Accessory Structure Application

(Boards & Commission approvals may be required)

Building Permit          
Fences/Walls Zoning Application

Building Permit (only if fence exceeds 6 ft; Walls over 4 ft from grade)          
Demolition Zoning Application (only if structure is 500 sf or greater)

   

Demolition Plan Submittal  
Sign Zoning Application (Site Plan Review may be required for ground signs)

Certificate of Appropriateness for signage in Overlay Districts.

Building application          
Driveway / Sidewalk / Parking Lot      
Right-of-Way Permit Application

Fees & Bonds
   
New Construction or Building Expansion Zoning (Residential) Application

Zoning (Non-Residential) Application
(Site Plan Review may be required)

Building Application   Water / Sewer Tap
- New Development

Fees & Bonds
Right-of-Way Permit Application

Fees & Bonds
Septic/Well

Food Sales/Service
Plan Submittal (if more than 1 acre is disturbed)
Interior Remodeling (without expansion or change of use/occupancy) Submit request to the Planning & Zoning Department for Zoning requirements. Building Application (in some cases)       Septic/Well

Food Sales/Service
 
Board of Zoning Appeals
-Variance Request
-Administrative Appeal

Application for Appeal

           
Planning & Zoning Commission
-Rezoning
-Conditional Zoning
-Major Subdivision
-Site Plan Review
-Variance to Riparian Setback
Application:
- Variance to Riparian Setback

           
Architectural Review Board,
formerly Heritage Commission
(for parcels in the Overlay Districts and historic structure)
Application:
- Certificate of Appropriateness


           
Registrations
- Agricultural Use
- Home Occupation
- Outdoor Dining
- Outdoor Temp Sales
- Peddler & Solicitors
- Contractors
Use & Compliance (Residential Uses)

        If applicable:
Septic/Well

Food
Sales/Service