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Permitting Requirements for Home Projects


If you are planning renovations or repairs to your home, please contact the Moreland Hills Building Department before beginning any work.  Many projects require permits and plan review, and all must comply with the Village’s Code requirements.  Additionally, contractors must register with the Village before beginning work. 

Examples of projects needing review and/or permits include:

  • Tree cutting
  • Roofing
  • Driveways/paving/concrete work
  • Furnaces or air conditioning units
  • Hot water tanks
  • Plumbing or electrical work
  • Generators
  • Decks
  • Swimming pools (only in-ground pools permitted)
  • Fences
  • Sheds or other accessory structures
  • New windows/doors
  • Interior or exterior renovations
  • Additions
  • Hardscape landscape elements
  • On-site dumpsters

The Building Department is available to answer your questions and ensure your project goes smoothly while being in compliance with Village regulations and can be reached between 8am and 4pm Monday through Friday at 440-248-1188 or by e-mail at

Click this link to access a searchable copy of our Codified Ordinances



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