Building & Community Development
City Hall is currently closed to the public until further notice in an effort to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). However, City staff are still available daily to assist residents and applicants. Please contact staff for any assistance we can provide or to make an appointment with the Building & Community Development Department at 216-292-1914.
| Department Overview|
The Building/Planning/Architectural Board of Review Department is responsible for reviewing all submissions to the City regarding Planning and Zoning and approval of all construction documents prior to a building and/or project commencing. We also schedule all permit inspections, perform plan reviews and answer any questions related to the aforementioned.
Please note: The Building & Community Development Department only accepts cash or check made payable to "City of Beachwood" (credit cards are not accepted).
The Building and Community Development Department’s primary functions are:
Need to find a reliable contractor? Follow these helpful TIPS (PDF) provided by the Building Department.
The Four Component (4COM) Home Repair Loan enables eligible low-and-moderate income homeowners in eligible Cuyahoga County communities to make repairs or replacements to the following four components of a home: Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC/Furnace.
The Home Enhancement Loan Program (HELP) allows homeowners to borrow money for home repair or remodeling projects. HELP has no restrictions on a borrower’s income and few limitations on what improvements can be made to a property.
Through the Heritage Home Loan Program, the County partners with the Cleveland Restoration Society to help provide the funds you need to modernize your older home and make energy efficiency improvements.
View more information and online applications with the Cuyahoga County Department of Development.