Building Department

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Building Department

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 
8:30am - 4:00pm 

Department Location:         
Parma Heights City Hall
6281 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, OH  44130

PHONE: (440) 884-9607
FAX: (440) 843-5818

Contact Information
Dennis P. Patten,
Director of Public Service

Michelle Teresi,
Building, Housing & Recycling Coordinator

Martin Surella,
Chief Building Official

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.


The BUILDING DEPARTMENT is responsible for the enforcement of the applicable building codes for various aspects of Commercial and Residential Construction. 

The following is a list of work that requires a permit:



Additions/Alterations - Residential

Commercial Additions/Alterations

Concrete & Specs




New Garage Application
New Garage Instructions


Plumbing - Residential

Plumbing - Commercial

Razing Application




Sign Code

Swimming Pool/Hot Tub  (includes temporary/blow up)

Vinyl Siding


**NOTE:  if requesting permits by mail, a self-addressed stamped envelope must be provided.**



"Any person who files a complaint for foreclosure involving real property located within the City of Parma Heights on which there is a building or structure shall notify the City of the filing of the foreclosure complaint and shall file a complete copy of the foreclosure complaint with the Director of Public Service within ten (10) days after the filing of the complaint with the relevant court. The notice to the City shall be on a form prescribed by the director of Public Service." - excerpt from Ordinance No. 2011-14

Click here for: Notification of Foreclosure Filing Form and Foreclosure Ordinance  

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.  


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