Delaware County Updates:

Effective Monday, November 30, 2020 the entire Channing Street facility will be restricted to the public.
Building Safety staff will be available by appointment only.

An exterior drop box for application submittals and a pick up box for approved permits are available. Both are located near the building’s south entry door. Prior to visiting the Channing Street facility, please contact the office at 740-833-2200 for instructions on how these services are provided. Payment of fees is required prior to any release of approvals/permits. Customers can utilize online payment options or mail checks to Building Safety, 50 Channing Street, Delaware, 43015.

Plan review staff continues to be available to discuss plan submittals, plan reviews via the telephone and email, or virtual consultations via zoom, facetime, etc. Building Safety plan reviewers will now also be available by appointment if the options listed above fail. Permit application submittals that include construction documents that are to scale and of 11” X 17” or smaller can be emailed to

Inspections continue to be scheduled and performed. Inspections for projects that require entering an occupied structure may be performed virtually. Inspectors can be contacted on their cell phone.

We will strive to continue to meet our goals for permit turnaround and next day inspections. Thank you for your consideration and cooperation.