Online Requests and Inquiries

Building Department Online Permit Portal

Submit an online application from anywhere, 24/7, and monitor the status of the application online. You can also receive notifications via email as your application is reviewed and processed. You may also request inspections, communicate with inspectors or staff, pay for permits, and receive documents all through the new portal. First-time visitors to the site will need to create an account and password and an online profile.  

Permit Portal and Online Permit Inquiry

Residential Permitting

Homeowners may use the portal to apply for:

  • New Home Construction and Demolitions
  • Patios, Driveways, Pools, Spas
  • Additions and alterations to a home, HVAC
  • Accessory Structures, Roofs, Fences, Decks 
  • Home Occupations

Business/Commercial Permitting

A business may use the portal to apply for:

  • Contractor Registration
  • New Commercial/Industrial Structure
  • Signage for a business
  • Commercial Accessory Structure
  • Change of Use or Occupancy
  • Additions and Exterior Alterations

Online Permit Inquiry

The Online Inquiry system allows the user to:

  • Request an inspection of permit of record
  • View inspections performed of permit of record
  • View permit of record data (location, contractor, etc.)
  • View contractors or current registration information

Permit Portal and Online Permit Inquiry

Disclaimer/ Terms of Agreement

The City of Stow makes every attempt to provide accurate information. All data are provided as is and without guarantee either expressed or implied. All data are for general reference, and the City of Stow, Ohio, does not guarantee the data will meet your specific requirements. All data should be confirmed with the appropriate official source. If you need assistance, please call the Stow Building Department at 330-689-2729. By clicking on the links below, you agree to the terms and conditions outlined above.

If you have questions, please call the Building Department office at 330-689-2729.