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25325 Fairmount Blvd
Beachwood OH 44122
Building Department information for City of Beachwood, OH

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City of Beachwood, OH - Building Department Information

The following Building Department information is available for City of Beachwood, OH

Building and Related Codes and Amendments


TITLE ONE - Building Standards

Chap. 1301. Regional Building Code. (Repealed)

Chap. 1303. Residential Code of Ohio.

Chap. 1307. Ohio Building Code - Ohio Plumbing Code Ohio Mechanical Code.

TITLE THREE - Miscellaneous Building Regulations

Chap. 1311. Air Conditioning.

Chap. 1312. Emergency/Stand-By Power Generation.

Chap. 1313. Certificates of Occupancy; Occupancy Permits.

Chap. 1315. Curbs, Sidewalks, Streets and Utilities.

Chap. 1317. Driveways.

Chap. 1319. Fences. (Repealed)

Chap. 1321. Fire Limits.

Chap. 1322. Flood Damage Reduction

Chap. 1323. Garages.

Chap. 1325. Garbage Disposal Units.

Chap. 1327. House Moving.

Chap. 1329. Permits, Fees and Deposits.

Chap. 1331. Signs. (Repealed)

Chap. 1333. Space Requirements.

Chap. 1335. Swimming Pools.

Chap. 1337. Temporary, Portable Structures.

TITLE FIVE - Housing Code (Residential Exterior Maintenance Code)

Chap. 1351. General Provisions and Definitions.

Chap. 1353. Administration, Enforcement and Penalty.

Chap. 1355. Basic Standards for Residential Occupancy.

TITLE SEVEN - Commercial Structural Maintenance Code

Chap. 1371. General Provisions and Definitions.

Chap. 1373. Administration, Enforcement and Penalty.

Chap. 1375. Basic Standards for Commercial Occupancy.

TITLE NINE - Rental Properties

Chap. 1391. Certificate of Rental Occupancy.

Chap. 1393. Inspections of Single Family Residential Rental Properties.

Permit Information and Forms

Building permits are documents which are obtained through the Building Department authorizing the start of construction or remodeling of a building in the City of Beachwood. All contractors must be registered with the City every fiscal year in order to pull a permit.

The following are types of permits which may be required:

  • Building/Maintenance: New construction, additions, alterations, windows, roofs, house moves, demolition, or repairs to either residential or non-residential structures.
  • Electrical: New installations, additions, extensions, alterations, changes, and fire and accident repairs of any electrical wiring and electrical equipment associated with a structure or project. Separate permits are required for wiring, fixtures, furnaces, and construction poles. For convenience, the wiring, fixtures and furnaces may be combined on one permit if they are included on the original application. Construction poles will require a separate permit in every case.
  • Plumbing/Sewer: New installation, removal, alteration, repair or replacement of any plumbing, gas, or drainage piping work, or any fixture or water heater or treating equipment in a building or premise. A separate permit is required for each building or structure and privies used during construction.
  • Mechanical/HVAC: New installations, alterations, repair, replacement, remodel, and/or removal of duct work, heating, venting, or air conditioning equipment (HVAC) for each separate building or structure involved in the project.
  • Zoning: Driveways, aprons, fences, sheds.
  • Other: Occupancy permits, signage permits, garage sale permits, street opening permits, temporary structures, fire alarm/sprinklers.
  • Note: All permit fees are subject to change.

Licensing Information

Contractor Registration > FORM

Additional Information

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