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Inspecting, preventing, assisting

The Division of Housing and Building provides code enforcement and plan examination services. Here’s a list of all work that would require an inspection. For a closer look at the city’s building and housing code, click here. Also, here’s the link to the Ohio Building Code and the link to the national electric code.  The city conducts annual inspections on rental property, permit inspections, complaint inspections, and prior to sale inspections.  The Division issues permits on new construction, repairs, and alterations.  The Division maintains a registry of contractors able to work in the City.  It also accepts applications for the Board of Zoning Appeals, Board of Building Standards, Architectural Board of Review, and the Planning Commission. To apply or register with the building department, click here. For more information, call (216) 529-6270 or send an email to housing.building@lakewoodoh.net.

The building and housing department is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with payments accepted until 3 p.m.

Contacts:

  • Michael J. Molinski, City Architect / Building Commissioner
  • Joseph A. Meyers, Assistant Building Commissioner
  • Mark D. Jewitt, Property Maintenance Supervisor

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