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.

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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 2018 Registration Application
• Provide a bond with bond requirements as follows:
    Obligee: Fairfield Dept. of Health
    Expiration date:  December 31, 2018 
    For plumbing: Amount of bond  $20,000
• Commercial work will require a copy of the State Plumbing License with ID#.
• Registration fee is $233.
  If currently a licensed plumber with the State of Ohio there will be a 50% reduction in the registration fee. ($117). 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.

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PERMIT PROCESS


Submit completed 2018 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

(2018 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.