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Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools in the City of Shelby are governed by Chapter 1482.  

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   (a)   “Permanent residential swimming pool.” An artificial body of water, permanently installed, used or intended to be used solely by the owner or lessee thereof and his or her family and by friends invited to use it without payment of any fee.
   (b)   “Pool.” An excavation, depression, construction, receptacle or container designed or constructed to hold or retain water, having a minimum size of 200 square feet and being over 24 inches deep at any point.

A zoning permit from the City of Shelby and a building permit from the Richland County Building Department will be required for a pool meeting the above definitions.

The pool shall be located behind the front building setback line and at least 5 feet off the side and rear lot lines.  

All pool contractors shall be registered with the City of Shelby.  Below are and information needed for installing a swimming pool in the City.

Accessory Structures


Accessory Structures in the City of Shelby include sheds and detached garages.  The structure shall be located in the rear yard and at least 5' off the rear and side property lines.  If the structure is over 200 square feet, you are required to obtain a buidling permit from the Richland County Building Department.  All contractors shall be registerd with the City of Shelby. A site plan shall be submitted with the zoning application.  Below are links for applications, sample site plan, and contractor registration information.  The fee for an a

SHELBY ZONING APPLICATION 
SHELBY SAMPLE SITE PLAN
SHELBY ZONING PERMIT FEES
RICHLAND COUNTY BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION 
RICHLAND COUNTY ACCESSORY STRUCTURE INFORMATION 
RICHLAND COUNTY BUILDING PERMIT FEES
Contractor Registration


Energy Efficiency Incentive Rebate Program


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The City of Shelby, Division of Electricity and Telecommunications is offering a rebate program for residential customers that purchase energy star appliances /equipment for their home and our commercial/ industrial electric customers that implement energy saving equipment for their business. The program assists electric customers in becoming more energy efficient. The program is reviewed annually for sufficient funds to support the program. The City of Shelby reserves the right to amend the rebate program.


Click here for the Rebate Program terms and conditions.


Click here for the Residential Rebate Program secure on-line web application.


Click here for the Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program secure on-line web application.


       


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Shelby Municipal Utilities Office,
23 East Main Street
Shelby, Ohio 44875
 Please contact the Shelby Municipal Utilities Office 
 with program questions at 419-342-4085.

FENCES

No person shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.rson shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.  A buidling permit is not necessary from the Richland County Building Department.  

The size and type of fences depends on the area of the lot.  Below is a sample site plans showing the requirements.

Sample Fence Site Plan

The fee for a fence permit is $10