Residential Permit Guide


This guide was developed to assist you through the residential permit requirements in the City of Stow. We hope the information will simplify and expedite the process of obtaining a permit, and scheduling inspections for your project.

Specific or technical questions should be directed to the appropriate City Department or referenced through the Building Code or City Ordinances.

Codes and ordinances are adopted to provide minimum standards for the protection of life, limb, health, property, and environment, and for the safety and welfare of the consumer, general public, and occupants of residential dwellings. Enforcement of these codes is essential for maintaining attractive and safe housing for all Stow residents.

Guide to one, two, and three-family dwelling residential permits for building, electrical, mechanical, engineering, water/sewer, and zoning: