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The Village of Chagrin Falls does NOT issue commercial permits. To obtain a commercial permit, contact the State of Ohio Department of Industrial Compliance.
Exterior changes to commercial buildings, including but not limited to material, style, design, etc. require approval contact the Building Department for more information.
Any changes, to structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical systems requires a building permit.
A minor building permit is for any work involving repairs, alterations and additions. Including but not limited to porches, decks, sheds, water control, interior remodeling, etc.
The Village of Chagrin Falls is solely located in Cuyahoga County. Check the Cuyahoga County Auditors site to verify property municipality.
Any structure in the village that is 50 years old or older is considered historic.
Architectural Board of Review (ABR) approval is required when window modifications invlolve changes in, material, style, design, size.
Windows that are a mere replacement matching existing material, style, design and size, do not require ABR approval. A minor building permit is still required, and the contractor has to be registered.
Registering contractors actually helps to protect you the property owner. It also assures that contractor carries the proper liability insurance.
You may call the building department at 440-247-5050 or you may ask the contractor to show you proof that they are registered with Chagrin Falls. Every registered contractor is given a registration certificate. Registration runs from calendar year to calendar year.
General contractors, includes general building contractors, landscapers, doing hard scape work, fence contractors, sign and awning contractors, asphalt contractors masonry contractor, both bricks and motor, and flat work, excavators, waterproofing contractors, electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning contractor.
No, being a public entity we can’t recommend a contractor, but we would be happy to furnish you with a list of registered contractors.
Hours of work are from 7 am to 7 pm Monday through Saturday.
Yes, but only fences that are not considered a privacy fence. Regardless a permit is required. Contact the Building and Zoning Department for further information at 440-247-5050.
No, there are no permits required for residential roofing, a permit would be required if there were changes to the structural elements of the roof.
No, all vehicles that are being advertised for sale must be kept in a driveway. There is no overnight parking of vehicles in any yard vehicles must be parked in a driveway.
Chickens are allowed in R1-100 zoned areas only. Call the Village for further details.
The minimum dimensions are 19 feet by 21 feet, which equals 399 square feet. The maximum square footage is 700 square feet.
Yes, but you cannot exceed the total combined square footage of (700) square feet which includes the square footage of the detached garage and the proposed shed. Sheds cannot be permanently attached to the ground, must be located only in rear yard, cannot be less than (3) feet from lot lines, max height is (15 feet) from grade. Contact the building and zoning department for permit information.
Yes, a permit is required, it is a Garage Sale Permit VCFCO 721, issued by the Police Department. You are allowed (1) garage sale per year, hours of operation 9 am to 9 pm, (1) sign per sale not exceeding (3) square feet and not to be placed on tree lawns or public property.
If the patio is at grade level where there are no changes to grade or existing grades, or drainage, and not less than 3 feet from property line there is no permit required.
All of the leaves collected in the Fall are taken by a commercial composting company for processing into various earth products, a true “green” recycling service! No loose leaves are taken to a landfill.
While the total volume of leaves varies from year-to-year, the Street Department typically collects around 2,475 cubic yards (742,500 pounds or 371.25 Tons) of leaves per season! The leaves were vacuumed up in truckloads and transported to the Street Department garage transfer area.
Pay your parking ticket using the online payment website.
Go to our parking website. Choose appeal ticket in the options. Lookup your ticket number and fill out the attached form.
You can pay online at Chagrin Falls – Docket Search.
View the Request a Public Record page.
Report any loose dogs, or dog bites by calling 911 if you require emergency help or by calling dispatch at 440- 247 – 7321.
Fill out an application for block party or road closure.
The form will be reviewed by the Chief of Police and the Mayor
You will be notified if your application has been approved or denied.
If your event is approved the service department will be notified and barricades will be set out prior to you event for your placement.
Chagrin Falls Police department does ink rolled fingerprinting for residents. You must provide your own fingerprinting card.
You can report a power outage online.
Call our office at 440-247-5036 during business hours, Monday - Friday 8am-4pm, or Dispatch at 440-247-7321. Ask to speak with the Officer in Charge (OIC).
21 W. Washington St. Chagrin falls Ohio 44022 and ask for an OIC.
21 W. Washington St. Chagrin falls Ohio 44022
ATTN: Lt. Weiskopf
You can request an off-duty officer and will be contacted by a member of the department about your request. Please fill out the Off-Duty Officer Request Form.
You can request an officer and will be contacted by a member of the department about your request.
Yes, we have a vacation watch, fill out the form.
View the 333.09 Electronic Wireless Communications Device Regulations.
View our Minor Code of Ordinance for more information.
View more information on our Snowmobiles and All Purpose Vehicles code of ordinance.
Before filling out the solicitor's application, please read the codified ordinance linked in the following:
Please read the Open Container Prohibited code of ordinance.
Yes, in the Police Department lobby, located at:21 W Washington StreetChagrin Falls OH 44022