Building Department & Code Enforcement


The Building Department is responsible for reviewing building plans, issuing permits & certificates of occupancy, property inspections, planning and zoning.



The Code Enforcement & Inspections office is charged with eliminating blight and building safety hazards, and promoting building repair and renovation, through education and enforcement to protect the public health, safety and quality of life. This office is also responsible for enforcing property code compliance.


The below ordinances pertain specifically to the building code within the City of North College Hill. For a complete list of codified ordinances and the city charter, click here.


Permit & Inspection Fees

Fees for building permits, inspections and certificates of occupancy issued by the City of North College Hill are set by Hamilton County Buildings & Inspections Department).

Nuisance Abatement Fees

Fees for nuisance abatement will vary based on the nature of the nuisance, and the cost for time and materials incurred.

How to Pay

Acceptable forms of payment are: cash, personal check, cashier’s check, certified check, travelers check, money order, or credit card - Visa and MasterCard only.

  • Pay In Person or by Mail:
    NCH Finance Office
    1500 W. Galbraith Road
    North College Hill, OH 45239
    ** Please do NOT send cash through the mail! **
  • Pay By Phone
    Contact the City Finance Office at 513-521-7413
    Office Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday