Before issuing permits for the construction of buildings, plumbing, electrical installations, sewers, heating and air conditioning, gas appliances, moving of buildings, signs, fences, curb cutting, swimming pools, street openings, use of fire hydrants and driveway culverts, the Building Commissioner shall collect the applicable fee therefor as hereinafter established. 
   (a)   Before proceeding with the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, or removal of any building, structure, or proceeding with any work for which a fee is provided in this Chapter, a permit shall first be obtained by the owner, or his or her authorized agent from the Building Commissioner.
   (b)   Before a building permit is issued by the Building Commissioner, all general contractors and the sub-contractors shall obtain a registration from the Building Commissioner.
      (1)   General Contractors            $200.00
      (2)   Sub-Contractors            $100.00
      (3)   Registrations run calendar year January to December 31
      (4)   Electricians, HVAC, Plumbing contractors shall have and provide a current State of Ohio License.
         (Ord. 34-2020.  Passed 12-8-20.)