City of St. Clairsville

Background on City Requirements and Codes

PERMITS PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION: Permits are required by the City’s Zoning Ordinance prior to beginning any construction project or any proposed change in the use of an existing structure. Please refer to the list of possible modifications or additions which would require a permit in advance.

Property Maintenance Code: The Property Maintenance Code of St. Clairsville, Ohio, contains enforceable guidelines on all matters affecting or relating to the exterior of structures, premises and property within the City limits. The intent of this code is to ensure the public health, safety and welfare of the City’s residents.

Zoning Ordinance_2022 Update: The Zoning Ordinance of St. Clairsville, Ohio governs the use, size, and placement of structures in each district in the City to, among other goals: preserve and enhance the historic district and any new development; protect the public health and safety; and ensure the efficient and economical use of public funds.

Zoning Map This map is a component of the Zoning Ordinance of St. Clairsville, Ohio. It is strongly recommended that anyone checking the zoning of a parcel prior to planning a project contact the Planning and Zoning Administrator to confirm that the zone(s) have not changed before moving forward.