Phone:  (419) 609-1400

Fax:  (419) 609-1410

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Licenses & Permits

Perkins Township does not have a local income tax. 

We do, however, have a 3% bed (Hotel Lodging Excise) tax.

Perkins Township Planning & Development Department requires the following permits and licensing prior to commencing certain types of work.


Contractor licensing for the following types of work

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General Contracting








Other Types of Permits Required by Perkins Township

Right of Way Application/Permit


Permits required by other governmental agencies

Plumbing Permits - Erie County Health Department

Water and Sewer Permits - Erie County Department of Environmental Services 

Floodplain Permits – Erie Regional Planning

Hauling; Excavating; Access and Stormwater Permits – Erie County Engineer 


Permits, Fees, & Procedures

A permit shall be obtained prior to: moving or demolishing a structure, any change to a structure, new construction, including decks, sheds, & fences, changes to mechanical or electrical systems of a building, building in a flood zone area, working in a Township or County right-of-way, or connecting to water/sewer mains. Some permits may be obtained by a property owner or his/her authorized agent, others must be applied for by a certified and licensed contractor. Please contact the Building Department for lists of licensed contractors or an application to become a licensed contract at 419-609-1435.

2610 Columbus Ave.

Sandusky, OH 44870