Permits & Forms
If you are planning a construction project, you will need to file a permit with the Village of New Bremen. You will need a permit for the following:
- new construction
- an addition
- garage build
- sidewalk construction, repairs or replacements
- shed/utility building
- swimming pool
Remember, call before you dig. To avoid needless injuries and expense, locate lines in advance by calling the Ohio Utilities Protection Service at 1-800-362-2764
Commercial Zoning Application Procedures
Contractor/Property Owner completes the Village of New Bremen Commercial Zoning Application, available at: https://newbremen.com/permits-forms/ for Village review. This application will assure that Village Zoning Regulations are met. This will allow Village departments to review and order materials in preparation for tap-ins to the utilities. This initial approval is required prior to Miami County Engineers review of the plans. All known fees are to be paid at that time.
After approval by the Village of New Bremen, Miami County Department of Development will accept the plans for their review.
Final approval from the Village of New Bremen will require the approved, stamped plans or letter received from Miami County, approved plans and all fees paid in full. Any equipment purchased by the Village of New Bremen will be required to be paid in advance of ordering.
***Per Miami County Inspection, Commercial permits are required for any type of Construction-New build, Addition/Remodel, Electrical, Mechanical and Signs***
Per Auglaize County Commissioners-All commercial construction activity in Auglaize County, subject to compliance with the Ohio Building Code, is to be submitted to the Miami County Department of Development. Necessary forms, procedures, checklists, copies of the Ohio Building Code and contact information will be available at the Auglaize County office. Please call the Chief Building Official, at the Miami County Department of Development with any questions: 937-440-8121.
Behind the Meter Generation
Customers desiring to install a Behind the Meter (BTM) Generator or a Standby Emergency Generator must first submit an Application for Interconnection for review and approval of the Utility prior to installing a BTM Generator. Said application must include all requested information. Failure to provide the requested information may result in a delay in the approval of said application. Customer must also submit an Application Fee along with the Application for Interconnection. The Application Fees are $200 for a Residential Customer and $700 for a Non-Residential Customer.
The maximum alternating current rating of a Residential Customer’s BTM Generator shall not exceed the customer’s historical peak kilowatt (kW) demand, or 10 kW, whichever is less. The maximum alternating current rating of a Non-Residential Customer’s BTM Generator shall not exceed the customer’s historical peak kilowatt (kW) demand, or 500 kW, whichever is less. The total aggregate alternating current rating of all BTM Generators shall not exceed 3% of the Electric System’s peak kW demand.
Following review and approval of the Customer’s Application for Interconnection, Customer must first execute an Interconnection Agreement prior to installing the BTM Generator. Once the Customer has met all the requirements set forth in the Interconnection Agreement regarding the installation of the BTM Generator, including the payment of the costs of all required meters, and following notification by the Utility, Customer may interconnect the BTM Generator with the Electric System.
Tax and Utility Forms
Use the forms below to set up automatic utility bill payments and begin services. This is also where you can find income tax forms and regulations, as well as information on the Community Reinvestment Area tax exemption program.
Utility Account Guarantee (Property Owner)
Assumption of Liability to Pay Utility Bill (Tenant)
Utility Application and Tax Registration
Income Tax Forms (available via St. Marys Tax Department)
New Bremen Income Tax Regulations
Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) tax exemption program:
If you would like to apply for a village position or seasonal job such as a parks or public works department seasonal employee, you may submit an application online.
Village of New Bremen Employment Application
Village of New Bremen Summer Employment Application