Planning and Development Department


The Department of Planning and Development is charged with the preservation and improvement of the city’s residential neighborhoods, commercial districts and public areas. The staff is focused on providing information, assistance and advice to the Mayor, City Council, citizens and business persons in all areas related to architectural and urban design, planning and zoning, economic and community development and historic preservation.

Cleveland Heights Codified Ordinances Part Eleven - Zoning Code

Cleveland Heights Zoning Code Map (PDF)

Recent Amendments to the Zoning Code

On November 1, 2021, City Council adopted Ordinance No. 70-2021, Zoning Text Amendments to Part Eleven – Zoning Code of the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland Heights Regarding Private Parking Garages and Other Ancillary Changes.

Wellington Mews Project

Wellington Mews (former Carmelite Monastery site)
A preliminary presentation of the Wellington Mews project was given to the Planning Commission at their April 13, 2022 meeting. The Dalad Group held a neighborhood meeting on March 31st. 

Cedar-Lee-Meadowbrook Redevelopment Project

For more information about the Cedar-Lee-Meadowbrook Redevelopment Project, including upcoming meetings and reviews, please visit the Cedar-Lee-Meadowbrook project page

First Suburbs Single-Family Zoning Analysis Project 

The Single-Family Zoning Analysis is a project of the Northeast Ohio First Suburbs Consortium in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Land Bank and facilitated by the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission. For more information please visit the First Suburbs Single-Family Zoning Analysis project page.