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Codified Ordinances (complete through June 1, 2013)

Amended and new ordinances enacted since June 1, 2013:

Ordinance No. 13-90Enacted February 24, 2014, will become 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, will become effective upon signing by the Mayor, or no later than 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, will become 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.

Shaker Heights Latest

2nd Annual Preservation Month Photo Contest - Vote Now for People's Choice Winner

Dateline: 4/15/14 - Earlier this year, the Shaker Heights Landmark Commission invited photographers to enter the 2014 Shaker Heights Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest was created in honor of National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by historic preservation organizations across the country. Eighty-one (81) entries were submitted, and on May 1, the Landmark Commission will announce winners in the following categories: homes/buildings, landscape/nature, street/sidewalk scenes, architectural elements and sundry. Now, it is your turn to vote! We have created a special "People's Choice" category so that you may select a winner as well. Voting will close Sunday, April 27 at midnight. Vote now

Van Aken District Roadway Reconfiguration Project Construction Updates

Dateline: 4/8/14 - The eagerly anticipated roadway reconfiguration in the Van Aken District of Shaker Heights begins this month. The project is part of the City’s long-term economic development plans and will establish the Van Aken District as a mixed-use, walkable destination for businesses and residents alike.


Public Notice: Police Accreditation - Information Session April 8

Dateline: 3/25/14 - The Shaker Heights Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.

Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.


Tower East Office Building Listed on National Register of Historic Places

Dateline: 3/18/14 - The architectural significance of Tower East, the 12- story office building located at 20600 Chagrin Boulevard, has now been recognized through its official listing on the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places. Designed by master architect Walter Gropius and built in 1968, it is the only building by the famed architect in Ohio and the first constructed between New York and Chicago.


Van Aken District Community Update March 11

Dateline: 2/26/14 - The City plans a Van Aken project update at Shaker Heights Middle School Auditorium, 20600 Shaker Boulevard on Tuesday, March 11, from 6:30 to 9 pm. (Due to the large number of responses already received, the venue has been changed from the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building.)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Upcoming Events

Community Shredding Day Apr 26, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Collection for Habitat for Humanity's ReStore Apr 26, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring Ice Spectacular May 9, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up May 10, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Ice Spectacular May 10, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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