Brecksville Building Department

To Schedule an inspection,
Please call 440-526-2630

M - F from 8:30 to 4:30


Scott Packard
Chief Building Official
State Certified Building Official, Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Plumbing
Inspector, Residential Building Official, Residential Building Inspector, Residential Plans
Examiner and Residential Plumbing Inspector.

Steve Synek
State Certified Building Official, Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Electrical Plans Examiner, Residential Building Official. Board of Zoning Appeals Coordinator.

Jeanne Magistro
Building Department Office Staff. Planning Commission Coordinator’s Secretary

John Chyla
Property Maintenance Inspector

Marty Kelly
Building Inspector and Residential Building Inspector

Dan Cegelka
Building Inspector and Residential Building & Plumbing Inspector.



All Permit Guides & Requirements are located on the Residential page resources box

Contractors Are Required To be Registered With The City Of Brecksville
For your own protection, the city code requires all contractors, large or small, to be registered with the City of Brecksville prior to starting any job.

2023 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)

2019 Residential Code of Ohio (RCO)
2017 Ohio Plumbing Code(OPC)
2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)

2017 Ohio Building Code (OBC)
2017 Ohio Mechanical Code (OMC)
2017 Ohio Plumbing Code (OPC)
2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)

Building Permits
Permits are Required
Even small jobs require a permit such as replacement of a roof, the installation of a swimming pool, the construction of storage sheds and decks, replacement of hot water tanks or windows. Contact the Building Department prior to the anticipated construction of any structure for requirements and procedures. Contractor registration and issuance of permit must be completed prior to the start of any work.

10 Day Permit Wait Period
Certain permits such as additions, sunrooms, decks, pools, hot tubs, fences, sheds, garages, landscape features, and retaining walls require a 10 day waiting period prior to the issuance of a permit and work can start. The permit application sign must be posted on the property, within 25 feet of the street for 10 days