Permits and Applications

Online Permit Access and Processing Portal Opens in new window

Citizens can now access the City of Stow’s NEW permit application submittal and permit processing portal. 

Online Permit Access and Processing Port


Homeowners may use the portal to apply to the City of Stow for permits for the following:

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


 A business may use the portal to apply to the City of Stow for the following:

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

The portal is simple to use. You can 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.