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Dennis Oliver
Plumbing Inspector
P: 740-652-2819
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Fairfield  Department
of Health
1550 Sheridan Drive
Suite 100 (map)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-652-2800
FAIRFIELD DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: PLUMBING PROGRAM

The Plumbing Program at the Fairfield Department of Health promotes sound public health practices through education and oversight of commercial and residential plumbing systems.

The Fairfield County Combined General Health District Board of Health passed Resolution 2005-45 (FDH Regulation 45) for Plumbing effective January 1, 2006.
Contractors Information
THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO REGISTER
VISIT OFFICE

Fairfield Department of Health- Environmental Business
    Monday -  Friday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
   closed daily from 11:30pm - 12:00pm
MAIL-IN
Fairfield County Health Department
Attn: Environmental Business
1550 Sheridan Drive
Suite 100
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

HOW DO I REGISTER?
• Submit 2017 Registration Application
• Provide a bond with bond requirements as follows:
    Obligee: Fairfield Dept. of Health
   Expiration date:  December 31, 2017   
    For plumbing
    Amount of bond   $20,000
• Commercial work will require a copy of the
   State Plumbing License with ID#.
• Registration fee is $220.
  If currently a licensed plumber with the State of Ohio
  there will be a 50% reduction in the registration fee.
  Copy of current registration card is required to receive
  the reduction.
CONTRACTOR INSPECTION REQUEST
Call for a same day inspection or up to one week before. Inspections requested for the same day must be made prior to 9:00 AM. 
Request can be made by telephone, fax or in person at the Fairfield Department of Health. .
    Monday - Wednesday - Friday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
   closed daily from 11:30am - 12:00pm
   P: 740-652-2813  / Fax: 740-653-8556

INFORMATION NEEDED TO
SCHEDULE AN INSPECTION
plumber name
address of job site
township
subdivision name
type of inspection requested
permit number
call up to one week before or the same
  morning before 9:00am
phone number of plumber or
   field number for job site
location of approved plans on job site
   if contractor will not be on site

PLUMBING INSPECTIONS
Performed from 10:30am to 4:00pm
Monday - Wednesday - Friday
(call in after 10 AM to verify if AM or PM inspection is scheduled) P: 740-652-2813

PLUMBING PLAN REVIEW
The inspector will be in the office reviewing plans from 8am to 10:00am
Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
 
Homeowner Information
PERMIT PROCESS
Submit completed 2017 plumbing permit application.

Submit two (2) sets of floor plans with isometric drawing.
(floor plans of basement and each floor on standard size paper is best)
• isometric drawing of drain, waste and vent system
• isometric drawing can be on the back of the permit
   application
• isometric drawing can be on the plans or on a separate
   piece of paper
• isometric drawing can be done by homeowner, plumber,
   architect or engineer
• Submit permit fee according to fee schedule
Plans will be reviewed and approved, disapproved or approved as noted on plans or isometric drawing.

APPROVED PLANS (2017 Permit Application)
• one set is retained by the Fairfield Department of Health
• one set of plans and a copy of the permit will be for the
  homeowner
* homeowner’s plans are for the homeowner to have on
   the job site for inspections
     > keep plans protected and easily accessible
     > keep a copy of the permit posted on the job site

DISAPPROVED PLANS
• plumbing inspector will call the applicant
HOMEOWNER INSPECTION REQUEST
Call for a same day inspection or up to one week before. Inspections requested for the same day must be made prior to 9:00 AM.
Request can be made by telephone, fax or in person at the Fairfield Department of Health.
    Monday - Friday
    8:00am - 4:00pm
   closed daily from 11:30am - 12:00pm
   P: 740-652-2813  / Fax: 740-653-8556

INFORMATION NEEDED TO
SCHEDULE AN INSPECTION
plumber name
address of job site
township
subdivision name
type of inspection requested
permit number
call up to one week before or the same
   morning before 9:00am
phone number of plumber or
   field number for job site
location of approved plans on job site
   if contractor will not be on site

PLUMBING INSPECTIONS
Performed from 10:30am to 4:00pm
Monday - Wednesday - Friday
(call in after 10 AM to verify if AM or PM inspection is scheduled) P: 740-652-2813

PLUMBING PLAN REVIEW
The inspector will be in the office reviewing plans from 8am to 10:00am
Monday - Wednesday - Friday.
PRESS RELEASE
Plumbing Inspection Availability

CONTRACTORS RESOURCES

Plumber Registration Application
Permit
Permit Process
Permit Application
Explanation of Fixtures
Fee Schedule
Inspection
Where, What, Where Not
Day of Inspection
Yard Hydrant Installation
Shower Liner Test Form

HOMEOWNERS RESOURCES

Permit
Permit Process
Permit Application
Explanation of Fixtures
Fee Schedule
Homeowner Affidavit
Inspection
Where, What, Where Not
Day of Inspection
Yard Hydrant Installation
Shower Liner Test Form

COMMERCIAL PLUMBING CONTRACTORS

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RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING CONTRACTORS

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QUICK LINKS
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2016 Annual Report
Board of Health
Contact Us
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Resources
PHAB Accreditation
Spring Newsletter
Plumbing Program at Fairfield County Health Department