Street Cut Permits

A street cut permit is needed whenever a contractor or property owner is going to be excavating within the City Right of Way. Pavement restoration must conform to City of Youngstown standard drawings. The permit and drawings are available for download in the Forms section (see below).

Sewer Connection Permit

A sewer connection permit is needed whenever a new Sanitary Sewer tap is to be made. Tap in fees are due at the time the permit is issued. Fees are based on the proposed use of the development and are listed below:

  • Single Family Residential- $600.00
  • All other fees must be calculated according to proposed use. Contact the Engineering Department for further information. 330.742.8800.

A Sewer connection permit is also needed if a repair is to be made to an existing sanitary service connection. Although there is no fee associated with a permit taken for repairs, all work on existing or new sanitary sewers must be performed by a bonded contractor.

A list of contractors holding current sewer bonds with the City is available by calling the Engineering Department at 330.742.8800.

Contractors, a copy of a blank sewer builder's bond is available in the Forms section (see below).

Engineering Design Standards

The City of Youngstown follows The Ohio Department of Transportation Construction and Materials Specifications. Click here to visit their website.

Storm Water Management

The City of Youngstown follows Mahoning County Storm Water Management Design Standards. All proposed developments must adhere to sound storm water management practices. A site plan must be submitted to the Engineering Department for review prior to building or zoning permits issued. You can contact Charles Shasho at the above email or by phone at 330.742.8788 for further information.


Contact Information

5th Floor, City Hall
26 South Phelps Street
Youngstown, OH 44503
Office Phone:330.742.8788
Hours:Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Name Title/Phone/E-mail
Kedar Bhide Construction Engineer
Christine Cerimele Engineering - Assessment Supervisor
Chuck Shasho Deputy Director of Public Works