The Village of Fairfax has contracted with the Hamilton County Building Department for all permits EXCEPT for fencing and storage sheds of a certain size.  For all other permits, first apply for a Zoning Certificate (form below) and submit it to the Zoning Officer at tperkins@fairfaxoh.org or mail to Village of Fairfax, 5903 Hawthorne Ave, Fairfax, OH  45227.

Once a Zoning Certificate is issued by the Zoning Officer, you can apply for a permit with Hamilton County.  Information about their process can be found on their website (link below) or by contacting them at 513-946-4550.

http://hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/deparments/buildings_and_inspections