To Schedule an inspection,
Please call 440-526-2630
M - F from 8:30 to 4:30
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.
State Certified Building Official, Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Electrical Plans Examiner, Residential Building Official. Board of Zoning Appeals Coordinator.
Building Department Office Staff. Planning Commission Coordinator’s Secretary
Property Maintenance Inspector
Building Inspector and Residential Building Inspector
Building Inspector and Residential Building & Plumbing Inspector.
Periodic safety checks should be performed throughout your property.
Cars For Sale
Please remember that any vehicle for sale must be positioned on your driveway. Cars displayed on lawns or any other non-driving surface is illegal. Also, no vehicles may be parked on lawns at any time for any reason.
All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or grass growth in excess of 10".
Temporary pools 18 inches or greater do require a permit and inspections. The pool must be at least 10 feet off of the side and rear property lines, and properly connected to the electrical system per the National Electrical Code. Temporary pools also require a barrier. Please see the Residential Pool Regulations under the “Resources” list.
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. Contact the Building Department to verify if your potential contractor is currently registered with Brecksville.
Permit application posting sign and 10 day wait period
When an application for a building permit is completed in the Building Department office there are certain permits that require a 10 day waiting period before work or construction can commence. The 10 day period will begin from the time that you make the application and does include weekend days as well. You will also be given a posting sign that is required to be posted on the property no further back than 25 feet from the street. Click here for more information
2023 Registered Contractors 03-01-2023
Mail-In Building Permit Application
Accessory Structures Guide 2018
Deck Regulations and Guide - 2020
Is Your Backyard Safe?
AFCI Fact Sheet
Benefits of a Building Permit
Cuyahoga County Foreclosure Assistance
Demolition of Dwellings or Buildings
Emergency Sump Pump Relief
Erosion Control for the Home Builder
Finished Basement Guide
Residential Generator Requirements
GFCI Fact Sheet
Home Improvement Guide
Home Office Regulations
Hot Tub Regulations
Hiring a Contractor
Lawn Irrigation Systems
New House Packet 2020
Request for Certificate of Occupancy
Residential Pool Regulations-2020
Residential Roofing Specifications
Residential Driveway Specs
Retaining Wall Specifications
Sewer Conversion Form
Residential Solar Panel Requirements
Tamper Resistant Receptacles
Waterproofing Water Control Requirements for Submittal
Application for Rental Inspection
Residential Rental Regulations