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The Cleveland City Planning Commission advocates for the preservation and establishment of prosperous communities that are authentic and diverse providing equitable access to the resources necessary for residents to thrive. We accomplish this by enhancing physical development, preserving the City's history, and creating places for people that are healthy, sustainable, and vibrant for current and future generations.

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The Mall Cleveland Lakefront Development

In 2014, Mayor Jackson selected a joint venture of Trammell Crow Company and Cumberland Development, LLC to develop a mixed-use development on the lakefront. Click here for more details...

NEOSCC.ORG Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Initiative

The Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Initiative is an interagency collaboration among HUD, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.   The City of Cleveland is a member of the Consortium Board and is providing leadership through the organization's Executive Committee and Work Streams. Http://NOESCC.ORG

The Mall Group Plan Commission

The Group Plan Commission presented its final report in May 2011. This plan provides a unified vision for signature public spaces that will link major catalytic projects underway in downtown Cleveland. This plan provides a framework for the redevelopment of Public Square and concepts for additional features to further enhance the Mall from Superior Avenue to North Coast Harbor. Click here for more details...

January 2006 Connecting Cleveland Citywide Plan
The Connecting Cleveland 2020 Citywide Plan is the comprehensive plan for the future of Cleveland and its neighborhoods. The Plan seeks to create viable sustainable neighborhoods by connecting people, places, and opportunities. Click for more details...
Waterfront Plan Projects
The 2004 Waterfront Plan is a comprehensive plan for Cleveland’s shoreline. This 2004 plan creates an overall vision to shape the lakefront and riverfront as the most vital element in the transformation of Cleveland as a place to live, work, and play. A number of projects are underway to realize this community vision for Cleveland's waterfront. Click for more details...
Landmarks Commission
The Landmarks Commission is an eleven-member body, which, along with its staff, is responsible for ensuring the preservation of historically and architecturally significant structures and districts in the City of Cleveland. The Commission accomplishes this principally through the designation of landmarks and the review of new development and property alterations in designated areas. Click for more details...
Zoning Code Updates
This section highlights recent changes to regulations within the City's Zoning Code, including the date the new regulation became effective. Click for more details...
Design Review
An increasingly important responsibility of the City Planning Commission is reviewing the design of new residential, commercial and institutional buildings and reviewing other development and renovations in designated districts.  The Commission is assisted in this work by seven design review advisory committees which each cover a separate geographic region of the City. Click for more details...
Design Review Survey Design Review Survey
If you have interacted with City Planning design review staff or one of its design review committees, please fill out our online questionnaire to let us know how we are doing. Please do not use this form to comment on the website. Click to fill out the form now.
Download Files Download Maps & Files
In this section you will find files that can be downloaded to your computer. Some of the files available include, Zoning Maps, Ward Maps, Business Revitalization District Maps, Community Master Plans, Business Improvement District Manual and others. Click to download files now...
How are we doing?
If you have interacted with the city planning staff or one of its committees please fill out our online questionnaire to let us know how we are doing. Please do not use this form to comment on the website. Click to fill out the form now.

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