Contact Us

Please contact the Planning Department via phone, email, or regular mail 
(3400 Lee Road, Shaker Heights, OH 44120). We require digital submission for Architectural Board of Review applications via email to 

Planning Phone: 216-491-3216

About Us

The Planning Department plans for the future of the City by crafting a compelling, forward-looking vision. We proactively facilitate redevelopment through strong planning and project management; plan and implement beautiful public spaces and world-class amenities; and support vibrant commercial areas and neighborhoods.

The Department provides support for current and long-range planning studies, including bicycle plans, comprehensive/strategic plans, new home construction, park plans, streetscape plans, traffic studies, transit-oriented development plans, and zoning Code modifications.

Boards & Commissions

The Department also preserves the existing historic character of the City by maintaining thoughtful citizen review processes through the: 

Task Force

  • Public Art Task Force

City Plans

The Department administers the zoning code and provides support for planning studies on a wide variety of topics, including comprehensive/strategic planning, transit-oriented development, bicycle/pedestrian planning, traffic studies, public art, streetscape and parks.

View and download documents relating to city plans.