Address: 5661 Perkins Road,
Bedford Heights, Ohio 44146

Phone Number: 440-786-3200

Building Department


The Building Department is responsible for maintaining and tracking permits issued for all new construction, alterations, additions, repairs, and demolitions, along with inspecting all building projects to assure compliance with the Bedford Heights Building Code. We are known for our impeccable reputation for being well organized and timely with both permits and inspections.

The Building Department now accepts credit card payments in person or via phone (440-786-3237) for any fees collected in the Building Department. These include building permits, contractor registration, point of sale inspections for commercial and residential, occupancy permits, garage sales, apartment inspection fees, Planning, Zoning and Architecture Board of Review fees, etc.

Hours of Operation

Open for Business - 9:00 a.m.

Closed for Lunch - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Closed for Business - 4:30 p.m.

To Schedule an Inspection

Please call SAFEbuilt Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and Noon and 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm.  We close our offices for lunch from Noon to 1:00 pm. We require 24 hours (minimum) notice for ALL inspections.


Bedford Heights Zoning Map
Board of Building Standards: Residential Code of Ohio
Certificate of Occupancy - Ohio Administrative Code
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