Is a permit needed from the JCGHD to install or alter a plumbing system in Jefferson County?

Yes.  Anyone who intends to install or alter a plumbing system within a residential home or commercial establishment in Jefferson County, Ohio must obtain a permit prior to the construction or alteration of a plumbing system.

Also, anyone who intends to perform the service of a plumber in Jefferson County, Ohio must be registered and licensed with the JCGHD.

Further information on the Plumbing Code and requirements can be obtained by contacting the environmental division of the JCGHD at (740) 283-8530.