Inspection & Backflow Prevention
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department provides registration of all plumbing contractors and their employees, and inspections of all commercial and residential plumbing installations. Staff also conducts plan reviews and inspections for all medical gas installations. The Plumbing Inspectors are certified with the State of Ohio Department of Commerce and maintain those certifications by attending the required certification classes annually.
City of Zanesville, Muskingum County, and commercial installations only in the City of Coshocton and Coshocton County.
A Food Service Plan Review must be done first by the Health Department having jurisdiction before plumbing plans will be reviewed and approved. After a plumbing permit has been purchased, a copy will be sent by fax to the Health Department having jurisdiction.
Medical Gas Permits
ZMCHD requires registration for all contractors installing plumbing. To apply to register as a plumber in Muskingum County, please contact one of the plumbing inspectors by email or phone listed at the top of the page.
City of Zanesville commercial water customers must have a backflow prevention device installed and tested by January 31, 2014.
ZMCHD works to identify backflow devices in our jurisdiction and to ensure they are tested annually.
Backflow Test Report For new installation only.
Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act effective January 4, 2014.
Ohio Plumbing Code 2011