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Permit applications may be obtained from the Building Department or downloaded in PDF format.

For information on Zoning and Building Codes and Permit Fees go to: Code: Chapter 1100Building Code: Chapter 1300Permits/Fees: Chapter 1313Housing Code: Chapter 1400Please click here to download the Garfield Heights official zoning map (2.54 MB).Please click here to download the Garfield Heights official address map (3.99 MB).

Construction of new buildings and/or property owners who intend to construct new buildings and/or additions, are required to appear before the Planning Commission.

For information, please contact  the Building Department at 216-475-3835 or

Plan Requirements for Additions and Structural Renovations

New commercial building, addition or alteration

Change in Use or Occupancy

Application for Residential Miscellaneous Permit
Criteria for Condemning Sidewalk, Driveways, Aprons, Patios or Portions Thereof
Aluminum or vinyl siding
Residential roofing
Commercial flat roof
Concrete replacement
Asphalt paving
Swimming pool
Swimming pool requirements

Fence Permit with Legislation
Fence Application Process

Garage Sale Permit
Sign Application
Temporary Sign Application