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Building Department

The Building Department maintains the safety and superior quality of Shaker’s architecture. Inspectors are State-certified and are required to be licensed in at least two of the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Structural

The department is responsible for:

  • New construction and renovation permits (residential and commercial)
  • Mechanical permits
  • Commercial property maintenance inspections
  • All permit work is inspected
  • 6,300 inspections are performed annually


Qualified rehabbers can receive special incentives through the Shaker Renovator Program.

Looking for construction permits? Find them here.

Want to know the history of your home? See the Historic Building Cards database.

Information on repairing sidewalks or driveway apron.

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3400 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3493
216-491-1460
Office hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 AM-5 PM

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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