Building Regulations

Darke County Building Regulations requires Residential & Commercial electrical and heating/HVAC permits & inspections as well as Construction permits and inspections (this pertains to all new construction, additions or replacement)

Contractors, property owners, or any persons performing construction, electrical or heating & cooling work on residential properties in any of the following areas are required to obtain a permit from the Building Department; the department services all unincorporated areas of Darke County as well as in the City of Greenville, the Villages of Ansonia, Arcanum, Castine, Gettysburg, Ithaca, New Madison, New Weston, Pitsburg, Union City, Versailles, Wayne Lakes & Yorkshire with additional villages possibly being added in the future.

It is critically important to note that our department is not the only entity which may have jurisdiction over any particular project. Various Cities, Villages, and Townships have authority over zoning (Un-Zoned areas must contact one of their Township Trustees), as well as all construction jobs must have authorization from the Darke County Health Department (937-548-4196)

To obtain your residential permits please apply at the Darke County Building Regulations office located at 520 S. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331, phone – 937-547-7379

For building permits you will be required to submit two (2) sets of scaled construction drawings for review & approval; the construction drawings should include a foundation plan, floor plan, exterior & interior bearing wall cross sections, roof detail, and exterior elevations.

For electric or heating & cooling permits, you will need to supply information regarding the specifics of the work.

To obtain your Commercial building, electrical, heating and/or cooling permits – plans should be submitted to the Miami County Department of Development located at 510 W. Water St., Suite 120, Troy, OH 45373 – phone 937-440-8121 – note that once approved, all commercial inspections will be scheduled & inspected by our Darke County Inspectors.

Contact Information – Hours of Operation:  M – F  8:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m (Closed for Lunch..11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
Darke County Building Regulations Phone: 937-547-7379
520 S. Broadway – Greenville, OH 45331

Nikki Harleman, Office Clerk –

Darke County Residential submissions & plan approvals will be handled by:

Robert (Rob) England, Jr. – Chief Building Official
Jason Cantrell & John Filby – Building & Electrical Inspectors

Miami County Department of Development Phone: 937-440-8121
510 W. Water Suite 120
Troy, OH 45373

Darke County Commercial submissions & plan approvals will be handled by:

Robert (Rob) England, Jr. – Chief Building Official

*All Darke County Inspections will be handled by our Darke County Inspectors