The Building Department permit window hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed for lunch 1 – 2 p.m.)
The City of Powell Building Department is now accepting online permit applications for minor electrical and HVAC replacements, both residential and commercial, through CommunityConnect. This permit management platform allows applicants to file, track, and ultimately download their approved permit from their own computer. Learn more and create an account here.
The City of Powell Building Department functions to help ensure uniform standards of construction, repairs and alterations of all structures and buildings within the City of Powell.
Inspection hours are from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Inspections called/emailed in by 3 p.m. weekdays will be performed on the next business day.
Visit here to schedule an inspection, or call our inspection line at 614.802.1200.
To cancel an inspection, please contact Suzie Smiley at 614.885.5380 ext. 1012.
Any person or company (including subcontractors) intending to do work for which a permit is required needs to register as a contractor with the City of Powell. Visit here for our online contractor registration form.
In order to register, the following will be required:
-Completed Contractor Registration Application
-Certificate of Liability Insurance naming the City of Powell as a certificate holder
-Copy of Workers Compensation Certificate
-Copy of State License (if applicable)
-Registration Fee, $75.00