Division of Assessments and Licenses

The Division of Assessments and Licenses provides administrative, regulatory and financial services for constituents and other city divisions.  Services include:

  • Issuance and enforcement of various permits and licenses
  • Business tax administration
  • Invoice and/or collection of special improvement districts, assessments, and other city services
  • Inspection of weighing and measuring devices throughout the City of Cleveland
  • 2016 RNC Official Parade Route, Official Speaker’s Platform and Park Use

    In preparation for the 2016 Republican National Convention, the City has designated an Official Parade Route, an Official Speaker's Platform and Park Use spaces for July 18-21st. The filing deadline for all applications and registrations is 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time on Friday, July 8, 2016.  Application form and information on these designated areas, as well as Event Zone Permit Regulations are available by clicking the link.

  • Vending During the 2016 Republican National Convention

    In preparation for the 2016 Republican National Convention, the City has designated Fixed and Mobile Vending Zones for July 18-21st. The filing deadline for all applications and registrations is 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time on Friday, July 8, 2016.  The application and information on these designated areas, as well as Event Zone Permit Regulations are available by clicking the link.

Domestic Partner Registry

Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm ▪ 601 Lakeside Ave, Room 122, 44114

Application Form

Registrants for Domestic Partnerships* must be 18 or older, and neither may be married or in an existing domestic partnership with someone else. Registrants can deliver or mail a completed application form and $55 to the Division of Assessments and Licenses at the above address. Acceptable forms of in-person payment include money order, check, or cashiers check (made out to the City of Cleveland); cash, or credit/debit card. Photo ID is required to enter the building. Those registering via mail may pay by check or money order only.

* “non-marital committed relationships of two adults of the same or different sex who share a common residence and affirm that they share responsibility for each other’s common welfare”

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