Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Most of the frequently asked questions are listed below with their respective answers. Just click on the question that pertains to your inquiry.
When do I need a building permit?
If you have any questions about whether or not you need a building permit, call (330) 841-2617 and ask for Chris Taneyhill.
When do I need a zoning permit?
When do I need a Street Improvement Permit?
How do I know if a contractor is registered with the City?
Whose responsibility is it to repair my sidewalk?
Where do I obtain a permit?
What are the Residential Guidelines for a Fences.
What are the City Sidewalks and Ordinance Programs

Engineering, Planning
& Building Department
540 Laird Avenue S.E.
Warren, Ohio 44484
Fax: (330) 841-2614

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Lunch: Noon – 1:00 PM

Building Permit Hours
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
11:30 – 12 NOON
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Staff Contacts

Paul Makosky,
(330) 841-2973

Erica Davis,
Office Supervisor
(330) 841-2652

Planning Division

Erik Jennings,
Planning and Zoning Coordinator
(330) 841-2582

Building Division

Chris Taneyhill,
Building Official
(330) 841-2617

Harry Kriner,
Building Inspector
(330) 841-2916

Greg Fridley,
Building Inspector
(330) 841-2615

Electrical Inspector
(330) 841-2616

Plumbing Inspector
(330) 841-2615

Connor Makosky,
Engineering Aide III
(330) 841-2537


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