The BUILDING DEPARTMENT is responsible for the enforcement of the applicable building codes for various aspects of Commercial and Residential Construction.
- This includes a plan review as required, inspections of work performed under permit, and registration of all contractor performing work.
The following is a list of work that requires a permit:
NOTIFICATION OF FORECLOSURE FILING
Any person or entity filing a civil case in any court for the purpose of foreclosing on any commercial, residential, institutional or any other property in the City of Parma Heights shall within ten (10) days after the filing date, register the action and property with the Director of Public Service and pay the fee, as set forth in Chapter 634 of the Parma Heights Codified Ordinances.
Click here for: Notification of Foreclosure Filing Form and Foreclosure Ordinance
VACANT PROPERTY REGISTRATION
An owner, agent or party in control of vacant property shall register the vacant property with the Director of Public Service on City forms and pay the fee, as set in Chapter 634 of Parma Heights Codified Ordinances.
Click here for: Vacant Property Registration Application
Property maintenance inspectors ensure that the Property Maintenance Code is properly enforced. The code requires that all properties and structures, including both residential and commercial, are being well maintained. The following is a list of commonly addressed items: routine lawn & shrubbery maintenance, weed control, gutters and downspouts being cleaned & securely attached, peeling and chipping paint, repair/replacement of broken concrete drives & walks, etc. All property owners are responsible for the continual upkeep of their property. The goal of the property maintenance inspection program is to preserve the quality of properties through proper maintenance.
Considering a home renovation project? The HHP is a great option and affordable way to make it happen.
The Heritage Home Program is FREE to owners of Parma Heights homes that are 50 years and older.
For even more details about eligible home repair and financing projects: CLICK HERE.