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Codified Ordinances (complete through June 1, 2013)

Amended and new ordinances enacted since June 1, 2013:

Ordinance No. 14-44: Enacted June 23, 2014, will become effective on July 23, 2014. Amending Sections 749.01, 749.11, and 749.14, amending Sections 753.10, 753.11, and 753.12 by adding them to Chapter 749 as amended, and renumbering them, and repealing Sections 749.13, 753.01, 753.02, 753.03, 753.04, 753.05, 753.06, 753.07, 753.13, 753.14, and 753.15 of the General Offenses Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights concerning “Weapons and Explosives” and “Firearms and Handgun Control.”

Ordinance No. 14-28: Enacted May 19, 2014, will become effective June 18, 2014, with the revised fees effective on August 25, 2014. Amending Section 141.19 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of Shaker Heights relative to School Age Care Program fees.

Ordinance No. 14-25: Enacted April 28, 2014, will become effective May 28, 2014. Amending Section 1411.17 of the Housing Code of the Codified Ordinances of Shaker Heights concerning electric service to residential detached garages.

Ordinance No. 14-24: Enacted April 28, 2014, will become effective May 28, 2014. Amending Sections 1309.07, 1309.10, and 1309.13, repealing Section 1309.12, and adding new Section 1309.99 of the Building Code of the Codified Ordinances of Shaker Heights concerning the authority of the Architectural Board of Review.

Ordinance No. 13-90Enacted February 24, 2014, effective March 26, 2014. Amending Section 1133.10 and repealing Section 1135.032 of the Traffic Code of the City of Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances to ban the use of hand-held electronic wireless communications devices while driving in the City.

Ordinance No. 13-87: Enacted October 28, 2013; Effective November 27, 2013. Amending Section 141.22 of the Administrative Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances relative to various fees for the use of Thornton Park Ice Rink.

Ordinance No. 13-45: Effective August 7, 2013. Amending Sections 1211.02 and 1233.03, repealing Section 1263.20, adding new section 1263.22, and renumbering existing Sections 1263.21 and 1263.22 of the Zoning Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances. 

Ordinance No. 13-61: Enacted July 8, 2013. Amending the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights to conform to current state law, and declaring an emergency.

Ordinance No. 13-100: Enacted November 25, 2013, will become effective December 25, 2013. Amending the title of Chapter 1413, and amending Sections 1413.01 and 1413.99, of the Housing Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances concerning certificates of occupancy.

Ordinance No. 13-113: Enacted December 16, 2013, effective December 21, 2013. Amends Section 135.05 of the Administrative Code relative to Life, Disability Income, Dental and Health Insurance for employees of the City, to modify the health care plan provisions for non-bargaining employees.

Ordinance No. 13-114: Enacted December 16, 2013, effective January 15, 2014. Amends various sections of the Codified Ordinances to make corrections and clarifications, by repealing Sections 113.10 and 141.13, and Chapter 133, and by amending Chapter 105, and Sections 113.07, 113.08, 115.06, 121.08, 121.11, 123.06, 131.01, 131.03, 135.15, 135.17, 1105.02, 1301.05, 1301.06, 1301.07, and 1301.08

Ordinance No. 13-115: Enacted December 16, 2013, becomes effective upon signing by the Mayor, or no later than December 21, 2013. Amends Section 141.10 of the Administrative Code to authorize participation in the Federal General Services Administration contractor program.

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Shaker Life wins National Recognition

First Place Award given to Quarterly Publication

September 11, 2014: Shaker Life, a quarterly magazine published by the City of Shaker Heights, has won national recognition for the quality of the publication by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA). The first place Savvy Award given to Shaker Life distinguishes it from among 23 entries in the Printed Publications - External Publications category from across the country. The awards were announced during a ceremony at the Music Box Theatre in Minneapolis on September 4.


Annual Fire Department Open House Returns September 20

Sponsored by City of Shaker Heights and University Hospitals

September 9, 2014: Sound the alarm! The Shaker Heights Fire Department’s 2014 Open House is almost here. On Saturday, September 20 from 12-3 pm the Fire Department (17000 Chagrin Boulevard) opens its doors to the community. New this year, Shaker Town Center merchants will participate by offering a Scavenger Hunt for children, various donated prizes, in-store activities, and treats.


Residents Benefit from City's Participation in ReadyNotify

County program enables residents to receive emergency notifications

August 27, 2014: Shaker Heights has joined seven other cities in Cuyahoga County’s ReadyNotify mass notification system. The City will use ReadyNotify to deliver important information to the public regarding emergencies and safety situations as well as when emergencies require closing of city buildings. The system is provided by Cuyahoga County at no cost to the City.


Schedule Your Appointment for a Flu Shot Starting Today

August 11, 2014: The Health Department is offering flu shots.


City to Hire Police Officers (Lateral Entry)

August 6, 2014: The City of Shaker Heights is hiring Police Officers through a lateral entry process, limiting the pool of applicants to the first 50 completed application packets received from trained and experienced police officers from other Ohio law enforcement agencies.  This process reduces outside training time and puts experienced police officers to work as quickly as possible.  All Police Officer positions are Civil Service appointments and participate in the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Eastside Greenway Trail - Public Input Meeting #1 Sep 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Sep 27, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Touch a Truck Sep 27, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up Sep 28, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Collection for Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Oct 4, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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