Zoning Regulations

Before constructing a home, building, addition, storage building, fence, pool, sign, or making other improvements to your property, contact the Village Zoning Enforcement Officer, Ed Maxwell at 937-596-6314. There may be zoning regulations that apply to such improvements.

Zoning approvals are granted by the Village of Jackson Center.  This includes:  new buildings, patio covers, room additions, fireplace work, chimney work, new or partial basements, electrical, heating and plumbing work, furnace, central air conditioning, hot water heater or water softener installation or replacement, demolition, etc.

Building Permits

For your protection, building permits are required for a variety of items.  If you are planning to construct a new building or make a change to your property in the Village, you may obtain all the necessary information and forms at the "one stop" customer service counter at the Sidney-Shelby County Board of Health Office, 202 W. Poplar St., Sidney, OH or at the Village Office at 122 E. Pike Street.

All new buildings and structures, alterations, additions, remodeling, demolition, changes in use or other activities connected to construction or development require a building permit.  The following items do not require a building permit:  siding, re-roofing, landscaping, painting/wallpapering, and storm/screen windows and doors.  Residential accessory structures (under 200 square feet) do not need a building permit but do need an electrical permit, if applicable.

Swimming Pool Requirements - Swimming Pools Do Require Building & Zoning Permits.

For more information about permits, contact the Shelby County Health Department at 937-498-7249.