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Law Department

The Law Department provides legal services to the City, including legal counsel to the Mayor, City Council, departments, boards, agencies, and commissions of the City.

The department:

  • Directs and coordinates drafting and approval of all ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Manages all litigation, claims for damages, and civil rights complaints.
  • Prosecutes violations of City ordinances.
  • Provides legal assistance in labor relations, administrative matters and the City's legislative initiatives.
  • Provides enforcement, outreach, and training for the City's Fair Housing Ordinance.
  • Conducts specialized training of City administration and employees as to legal rights, responsibilities, and issues.

Public records: To make a request for a public record that may be in the Law Department, or if you have a question about the City's public records policy, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 216-491-1440.

City of Shaker Heights Charter and Codified Ordinances

ADA Compliance Information

Fair Housing & Fair Lending Rights

Foreclosure Settlement Information

City's Natural Gas Aggregation Program

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3400 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3493
216-491-1440
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 AM-5 PM

Municipal Court
3355 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3453

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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