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Deck/Porch Permit Application

  1. Deck/Porch Permit Application
    For general building and zoning permit inquiries, please email or call 513-988-6307 or 513-988-6304 ext. 150. When you submit, an email will automatically go to
  2. General Property and Contractor Information
  3. Project Information
  4. Building/Zoning Permit Application*
    If you are building a deck/porch for commercial purposes, then select either of those options and the Zoning Permit. If you are building a residential deck/porch over 200 Sq/Ft or it has electric, select either of those and Zoning Permit. If you are building a residential deck/porch and it is under 200 Sq/Ft, you only need to select Zoning Permit.
  5. Please provide width, depth and height. Plot Plan or drawing required.
  6. Fees
    BLD Residential Deck/Porch $80.00 + $.20 per SF + 1% State Fees. Zoning permit-$25.00 Commercial fees vary per job.
  7. Fee Payment*
  8. Applicant Responsibilites
    1. It is the Applicant's responsibility to comply with all civil deed and/or subdivision restrictions and/or covenants on the property. 2. Questions regarding permitting, fees, or similar topics should be directed to the City of Trenton at or call 513-988-6307 or 513-988-6304 ext. 150. 3. Questions regarding the building code or to schedule inspections should be directed to National Inspection Corporation (NIC) at 888-433-4642. NIC inspectors will be available by telephone to respond to inquiries between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. The City of Trenton thanks you for your cooperation. This permitting process is required by Code and is being done for your safety as well as the safety of others. I, as the submitter, certify my right to make the above application. Further, I certify that all submitted information is true and accurate, and the proposed use will conform to the application as submitted and that no changes shall be made without the express written pre-approval of an authorized representative of the City of Trenton.
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