Division of Housing and Building

City of Lakewood Home Improvement and Maintenance Guide

Disclaimer

This guide is NOT a code book, but rather an aid to you in your home improvement endeavors. All improvements must conform to Lakewood’s Zoning and Building Code requirements.

If you have any questions or problems, please consult the City of Lakewood Building Department for assistance at (216) 529-6270.

City of Lakewood Home Improvement and Maintenance Guide

Introduction
1-1: Welcome to the Division of Building Inspection (PDF)
1-1: Building Permit Requirements
1-1: Building Permit Checklist (Interior)
1-1: Building Permit Checklist (Exterior)
1-2: Basic Home Maintenance
1-3 Common Home Improvements
1-4 Financing Your Home Improvements
2-1 History of Lakewood
2-2 Architectural Styles of Lakewood Homes
2-3 General Maintenance and Home Improvement Considerations for Maintaining the Character of Lakewood Homes