Board of Zoning Appeals

Consists of five members and one alternate appointed by Council for four-year terms. This board hears citizen requests for zoning variances from regulations pertaining to signs, yard regulations, lot width requirements, off-street parking requirements, fences, etc. The board hears appeals concerning Housing, Zoning and Business Maintenance Codes.


City Council regularly seeks interested Cleveland Heights residents to serve on its boards and commissions. If there is an area where you feel your expertise, interest or experience would be of value, please fill out the online Boards and Commissions Application.

Meeting Schedule

The Board of Zoning Appeals generally meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in Council Chambers at Cleveland Heights City Hall.


For questions concerning the Planning Commission, contact Planning and Development at 216-291-4878 or one of the following staff members:

2021 Meetings

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June 22, 2021

June 16, 2021 (Cancelled)

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