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Codified Ordinances (complete through June 23, 2015)
Codified Ordinance not yet published, enacted February 23, 2015:
Ordinance 14-97, enacted 2-23-15, effective 3-25-15: Enacting new Section 173.11 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights to create the Transit Village Community Reinvestment Area pursuant to Ohio law where real property tax exemption shall be granted where significant investment in new construction on vacant land is made by property owners.
Codified Ordinances Enacted after June 23, 2015:
Ordinance 15-86, enacted 10-26-15, effective 11-25-15: Amending Section 141.18 of the Administrative Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances to eliminate early bird and pre-season passes for non-residents for Thornton Park Swimming Pool, and to authorize the Director of Recreation to adopt rules for the use of Thornton Park swimming pool for non-residents.
Ordinance 15-91, enacted 11-30-15, effective 12-30-15: Enacting a new City income tax code, Chapter 110, Municipal Income Tax, for tax years beginning January 1, 2016; retaining the City’s current income tax code, Chapter 111, Municipal Income Tax, for tax years beginning on or before December 31, 2015; and renumbering existing Chapter 110, Elimination of Spot Blight, and Sections 110.01 through 110.10, to become Chapter 108 and Sections 108.01 through 108.10, respectively, of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights.
Ordinance 15-92, enacted 12-07-15, effective 12-08-15: Amending Section 1212.03 of the Zoning Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances relative to eliminating compensation for Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals members, and declaring an emergency.
Ordinance 16-33, enacted 03-28-16, effective 04-27-16: Amending and renumbering Chapter 173, “Community Reinvestment Areas; Housing Council and Housing Officer,” of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights, to reflect existing residential Community Reinvestment Area programs, and to create the Southern Moreland Community Reinvestment Area pursuant to State law, where real property tax exemption shall be granted for significant investment in new construction on vacant land made by property owners.
Ordinance 16-46, enacted 04-25-16, effective 04-27-16: Amending Section 141.22 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights in order to codify various fees for the use of the Thornton Park Ice Rink.
Ordinance 16-47, enacted 04-25-16, effective 04-27-16: Amending Section 1155.05 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights relative to increasing the fee for overnight parking permits on City lots from $10 to $35 per month.
Ordinance 16-48, enacted 04-25-16, effective 05-25-16: Enacting new Section 141.27 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights to authorize a competitive procedure and contracting with natural gas and electricity supply providers for City facilities.
Ordinance 16-67, enacted 06-27-16, effective 07-27-16: Amending Section 547.03 of the Business Regulation Code, and Sections 1409.03, 1411.25, 1413.01, 1415.02, 1415.05, 1421.02, and 1421.05 of the Housing Code, in order to (1) require that entities involved in the following transactions be registered with the Ohio Secretary of State: obtain a certificate of occupancy for residential rental property, buy or sell residential property, act as a resident agent for an owner of a residential property who resides outside Cuyahoga County, and register as a contractor with the Building Department; (2) codify current standards for the inspection of residential driveways and walkways on private property; (3) allow the Housing Inspection Department to determine a reasonable period of time in which a particular violation must be corrected; and (4) to clarify the Housing Code that a property is considered a rental property for the purposes of requiring a certificate of occupancy when it is rented for 30 or more days per year.
Ordinance 16-90, enacted 8-22-16, effective 9-21-16: Amending Section 141.18 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances to establish fees for a short-term (5-day) pool pass for the use of the Thornton Park Swimming Pool by non-resident guests who are related to a resident and live more than 50 miles from Thornton Park.
Shaker Heights Latest
Placemaking Puts Shaker Residents in the Mix of Van Aken District Plans
From Freshwater Cleveland
Dateline: August 4, 2016 - For decades, Shaker Heights residents considered The Van Aken District as a rapid transit station, a couple of shopping plazas and one behemoth of an intersection. Earlier this summer, however, city officials prompted dozens of residents to consider the possibilities of a different, livelier use of the area.
View the full article, by Brandon Baker, at Freshwater Cleveland.
RTA Rail Crossing Reconstruction at Southington/Shaker Boulevard Begins Monday, August 8
Traffic on Southington across Shaker prohibited during 19-day project
Dateline: August 1, 2016 - All vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Southington Rd. across Shaker Blvd. will be prohibited Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 26 for reconstruction of the intersection’s Green Line rail crossing. There will be no stop at Southington during the three-week construction period. Green line trains will run normally except on August 13-14 and 20-21, when buses will replace the trains, east of Shaker Square.Read more...
Discolored Water from Cleveland Water Repairs
Dateline: July 27, 2016 - Residents may notice discoloration in their water, as Cleveland Water crews work to repair a transmission main on Fairmount Blvd. Cleveland Water assures customers the water is safe to drink and use as normal. Crews have been dispatched to flush hydrants to help minimize the impact and will work to complete the repairs as soon as possible.
Fresh Market Closes Shaker Heights Store
Dateline: July 26, 2016 - The City and RMS learned this afternoon from The Fresh Market leadership that their store located in The Van Aken Center in Shaker Heights is closing and they will abandon their plans to break ground at the former Qua Buick location in 2016.
The grocery chain was purchased by Apollo Global Management LLC on April 27, 2016. Since that time, The Fresh Market leadership has worked with RMS and the City to gain site plan and Architectural Board of Review approval for the new store. However, The Fresh Market's new owner instead chose to abruptly close the Shaker Heights store and abandon the Cleveland market altogether. The Shaker store is one of over a dozen store closings and canceled openings by the new ownership team as they assess their brand strategy.Read more...