Building Department

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The Building Department is responsible for the enforcement of residential building and zoning codes as well as property maintenance codes for all properties within the City of Wickliffe. The department issues most of the required permits within the City of Wickliffe (see list of permits).

Our mission is simple; we ensure a safe environment for all of our residents and visitors. 

If you have questions as to what is needed for your project, please feel free to give us a call.  

The Building Department handles:

  • Review and approval of all residential and commercial site plans for zoning approval 
  • Review and approval of all residential construction and renovation (with exception of electrical - which is handled by Lake County).  
  • Issuance of residential Occupancy Permits
  • Performance of inspections for compliance with City Ordinances
  • Issuance of Contractor registration certificates
  • Facilitation of Planning Commission requirements
  • Facilitation of Board of Zoning Appeals requirements

The Building Department staff is available by calling 440-943-7115 

Monday through Friday between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.