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Construction Permitting Division
Weekdays 8am-5pm
Phone: 216-664-2910
TTY: 800-750-0750
601 Lakeside Ave. Room 505
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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This division registers contractors, plans examinations, and issues permits. It ensures that contractors meet construction standards in residential, commercial, and industrial building repairs and alterations. Contractors and homeowners are encouraged to utilize the permit guide to determine the paperwork needed for projects. Applications can be downloaded from the permit guide page and submitted with payment to City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 505, 44114.

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Department of Building and Housing
Ronald O'Leary, Director
601 Lakeside Ave. Room 510
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

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F: 216.664.3590
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Mission Statement


To assure that all existing and new structures in the City of Cleveland are maintained and constructed in a safe and habitable manner through enforcement of the Building and Zoning Codes, pursuant to the review of plans, issuance of permits and inspection of property.

– Building and Housing