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Building & Housing

  1. Foreclosure Registration Form

    Submit within 30 days of the filing of the foreclosure.

  2. Request an Extension on Violation Repairs

    Extensions will be granted where reasonable progress has been made.

  3. Residential Property Tax Abatement Updated Owner

    Update the owner of record for a tax-abated property.

  1. Request a Building Permit Inspection

    Same-day appointments are not available.

  2. Residential Property Tax Abatement Application

    Register an eligible property.

  3. Submit a Property Complaint

    Report a problem residential or commercial property in Shaker Heights.

Communications & Marketing

  1. New Residents

    Are you a new resident? Please tell us why you moved to Shaker Heights.


  1. Resident Deer Questionnaire 2019

    Yearly Questionnaire - Deer Concerns


  1. Free Smoke Detector and Installation Request

    The Shaker Heights Fire Department plans to install over 2,000 new photoelectric smoke detectors in the homes of Shaker residents... More…


  1. Proclamation Request

    Requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of an event.

  1. Service on City Committees

    Volunteer to serve on a City committee, board, commission or task force.

Parks & Recreation

  1. Block Party Registration

    Register your event at least two weeks in advance.

  2. Memorial Day Parade Registration Form

    Sign up to participate in the parade.

  3. Special Events Application

    Submit a permit application for your special event.

  1. Horseshoe Lake Park Reservation & Permit Form

    Reserve the picnic shelter at Horseshoe Lake Park.

  2. Refund/Credit Claim Request

    Request a refund/credit from the Recreation Department.


  1. 2020 Preservation Awards Nomination Form
  1. 2020 Preservation Month Photo Contest

    After posting your contest entry on Instagram, upload the high-res version here.


  1. 2019 Citizens Police Academy Application

    Our next class starts September 5, 2019.

  2. Police Appreciation Form

    Thank an officer for his or her efforts.

  3. Report a Community Concern

    Report a concern that is impacting you or your neighborhood, which the Police Department may be able to address.

  4. Report a Streetlight Outage

    Tell us about a problem with a streetlight.

  1. Community Engagement Request

    Request the Police Department participate in your community event — or come tour the station and spend time talking to our officers.

  2. Police Records Request

    Request an official police record.

  3. Report a Problem with a Traffic Signal or Street Sign

    Tell us about a problem with a traffic signal or street sign.

  4. Report a Traffic Concern

    Report concerns about traffic issues.

Public Works

  1. Heritage Tree Nomination Form

    Residents are invited to nominate trees to be honored with Heritage status on Arbor Day.

  1. Response to Notice of Sidewalk and Apron Violation


  1. Contact the Sustainability Committee

    Ask a question or just let the Committee know what you're thinking about sustainability.