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Go to the Community Page > DS Architecture - 2022 Facilities Study or CLICK HERE for information.
1. Call (216) 681-1234
2. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Go to Police department / RECORDS REQUEST or Click Here for the Records Search Engine.
** Note only accident reports are available online. If you would like to request an incident report, please fill out an Incident Report Request Form ***
Yes. Call Chagrin Valley Dispatch at (216) 681-1234 to leave a special attention.
411 Bratenahl Rd - Bratenahl, Ohio 44108
Yes. Call Chagrin Valley Dispatch at (216) 681-1234.
Call Chagrin Valley Dispatch at (216) 681-1234 or contact the Service Department at (216) 681-7652.
The Bratenahl Police Department provides a drug take-back drop box on the front veranda of Village Hall where residents can drop off old, unwanted medications in a safe and secure manner.
See Drug Take-Back Program on the Police Department Page or Click Here for more information about the program.
Go to the police webpage or Click Here for the Commendation / Complaint Form. You can also contact the police at (216) 681-1234 to speak with a supervisor.
Go to Cuyahoga County Animal Control website.
Yes. Codified Ordinance 505.03 -
Please call either 9-1-1 or (216) 681-1234 to report the accident.
Call (216) 681-1234 and dispatch will either send an officer to your location or they may ask you to come to the station.
Requirements for Vehicle Release:
If the proof ownership document has been left in the vehicle, it can be removed at the impound lot, but no other personal property can be removed until the release form has been obtained. Vehicles are towed to the following location:
3S Towing - 29090 Anderson Road - Wickliffe, Ohio 44092
Telephone: (440) 347-9560
Directions to 3S Towing (from the Bratenahl Police Department):
Turn Right onto Bratenahl Rd (0.1 mi)
Turn Right onto Lake Shore Blvd (0.7 mi)
Turn Right onto Eddy Rd (0.2 mi)
Turn Left to merge onto I-90 E/OH-2 E towards Erie (0.4 mi)
Merge onto I-90 E/OH-2 E (6.1 mi)
Keep right at the fork to continue on I-90 E, follow signs for I-271 S/Erie PA (0.6 mi)
Take exit 186 for US-20/Euclid Ave (0.4 mi)
Turn Left onto US-20 E/Euclid Ave (0.6 mi)
Turn Left onto E 289th Street (0.2 mi)
Turn Right onto Anderson Road (0.1 mi) – 3 S Towing will be on the left
You can obtain your vehicle release 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Monday - Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am - 5pm
Sunday: By Appointment (Call 3S Towing to make an appointment)
1. Call (216) 681-1236 or (216) 681-3086
2. Go to Waiver Schedule on the Mayor's Court Page or Click Here for the amounts.
You can view your citation by going to the Mayor's Court page and selecting Online Payments and Docket Information
(Please allow 5 business days from the date of the citation for the case to be available online)
Permit costs vary. Please refer to the applications on our website or call the Building Department.
Refer to the permit, a site plan or sketch is required in some instances.
At the time you submit the application, unless ARB or Planning Commission review is required for approval.
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Scott Packard, Certified in all fields for inspection and residential plan review.
A three-year cycle of inspections of the exterior of all structures in the Village. This program helps maintain our housing stock and the continued beautification of Bratenahl.
Make effort to correct the violation that was sited within the time-frame given.
Appear in person at Housing Court with documentation that you have corrected the violation or have concrete plans to do so.
It is best to give 48 hour notice.
Mail, email or drop off in person is preferred.
A permit is required to ensure code compliance for any alteration, repair or new construction of structures within the village. Review the permit applications on the website or contact the Building Department.
If a drawing is required - 1 hard copy and 1 electronic (.PDF)
Please call the Building Department at (216) 681-3706 or email us at email@example.com
Monday and Wednesday evenings starting at 5:30 p.m.
Typically ordinary maintenance and repairs or decorative elements do no require a permit. Examples: flooring, carpet, interior or exterior painting, dry wall or plaster repairs, facia board, repairs to asphalt sealcoating, window replacement (if not changing design or opening) tuck pointing. When in doubt, contact the Building Department.
A Point of Sale Inspection is no longer mandatory, however a Certificate of Occupancy is required for title transfer.
Certificate of Occupancy Permit
A Certificate of Occupancy is required for title transfer. Submit a completed Application for Certificate of Occupancy with the $50.00 fee. Note that the inspection is optional and free if requested.
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - permission from Mayor only, request via email or letter.
For new structures/additions. Encouraged for fences.
Residential: 2019 RCO, 2017 OPC, 2017 NEC
Commercial: 2017 OBC, 2017 OPC, 2017 OMC, 2017 NEC
Exterior Maintenance: 2015 IPMC
Code can be viewed online at Ohio Board of Building Standards Codes & Interpretations
A permit is not required for a developed lot, however new construction requires a landscape and tree-removal plan.
Refer to Ord. 1311.01
The completed application, a bond, certificate of insurance and $100.00 registration fee. Contractor Registration Application
A performance bond is issued to one party of a contract as a guarantee against the failure to the other party to meet obligations specified in the contract. A performance bond is usually provided by a bank or an insurance company to make sure a contractor completes designated projects and follows local codes. We require all contractors to register with the Building Department requiring a bond and Certificate of Insurance.
Short term rentals are prohibited.
Please refer to 1154.03 SCHEDULE OF HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS AND ACCESORY STRUCTURES SUBJECT TO REVIEW.
Board that will review a request for a variance to the code or change of use.
Submit the application, fee and supporting documents. Board of Zoning and Appeals Application
To protect and improve property values.
To preserve and enhance the visual and aesthetic character of the village.
To increase public awareness of the historic value of existing properties and the significance of good design.
To provide standards for property owners, architects and contractors to aid in the preparation of appropriate plans.
To assure accepted and recognized architectural principles are applied for the purpose of achieving safe, harmonious and integrated development throughout the village.
Refer to 1154.03 SCHEDULE OF HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS AND ACCESSORY STRUCTURES SUBJECT TO REVIEW.
Yes, an application and meeting fee of $25.00 are required.
Architectural Review Board Application and Requirements
Planning Commission Application
411 Bratenahl Road
Bratenahl, Ohio 44108
Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm (excluding holidays)
You may go to your bank, title bureau and local US Postal Office.
Cleveland Public Power (44110 Zip Code only)
Dominion East Ohio Gas
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)
GCRTA link: http://www.riderta.com/
Door-to-Door solicitation is prohibited in the Village of Bratenahl
Rubbish and recyclable collection is every Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rubbish must be in place by 7 a.m. on collection day and no sooner than 6:30 p.m. the night before. If you have questions, please contact:
Contact your local energy supplier
First Energy customers: Call 1-888-544-4877 or go to their website FirstEnergy
Cleveland Public Power customers: Call 216-621-5483 or go to their website Cleveland Public Power
The village trims these trees at our own expense. Contact the Mayor's office at 216-681-4266 ext. 1 to report an issue.
The village is responsible. Contact the Mayor at 216-681-4266 ext. 1 to report and issue.
Call the (216) 681-1236 or (216) 681-3086 for ticket information or go to Waiver Payment Information Page
You can pay for you citation three ways:
1.) Over the phone: During normal business hours: Using Visa or MasterCard. A receipt can be emailed to you.
2.) In-Person: During normal business hours: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, check or money order (payable to Bratenahl Mayor's Court)
3.) Online: Online Payment and Docket Information (fees do apply)
4. Mail: Send a check or money order (payable to Bratenahl Mayor's Court) along with your citation and copy of you insurance (if not shown at the time of the offense) to
Bratenahl Mayor's Court - 411 Bratenahl Road - Bratenahl, Ohio 44108
Go to Online Payment and Docket Information or call (216) 681-1236 or (216) 681-3086.
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)
If there is a check mark next to PERSONAL APPEARANCE REQUIRED located at the top of your citation then it is a mandatory court appearance and is not waiverable.
If there is a check mark next to NO, then your citation is waiverable and can be paid before the scheduled court date located at the top of your citation.
Waiver Schedule / Payment Options
By paying your citation your are admitting guilt (guilty waiver) and waiving your right to appear in court to contest the citation. By doing so, you accept the points that will be reflected on your driving record.
Contact the Clerk's office during normal business hours.
Contact the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles by going on their website Ohio BMV or go to any local Ohio BMV office for information.
Public defenders do not appear in mayor's court. You will have to make your initial appearance and speak with the prosecutor to have your case transferred to Cleveland Municipal Court in order to obtain a public defender.
Go to Record Sealing on the Bratenahl Mayor's Court page for CLICK HERE for more information. Traffic violations cannot be sealed.
Request can be made by contacting the court either in person, by phone or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon arrival please call (216) 681-1236 to check-in and remain in your vehicle until you directed to do otherwise. A member of the court staff will call your phone when it is your time for your appearance.
Temperatures will be taken and hand sanitizer will be provided.
Face coverings (masks) must be worn inside the building at all times.
Only defendants and their legal representatives will be allowed into the building.
NO CHILDREN OF ANY AGE WILL BE PERMITTED ACCESS
You may speak with a prosecutor before appearing before the magistrate. Once your case is heard, you will then be directed to wait to meet with the clerk about fines and cost payment or to make payment arrangements.
Yes. Bratenahl Mayor's Court offers a 90 payment plan to defendants who are unable to pay their fines and costs in full upon appearing in court.
Yes. The following violations are eligible for the Waiver Payment Plan:
Note: Any citation with more than one violation documented or require a court appearance are ineligible for the Waiver Payment Plan.
CLICK HERE for the Waiver Payment Plan request form.
Resolve minor misdemeanor traffic offenses without appearing in Court, the Bratenahl Prosecutor’s Office will amend all minor misdemeanor moving violations to a non-moving, no point violation*.
The following violations are NOT eligible for this program.
331.34a Failure to Control
333.03a Assured Clear Distance Ahead
333.03 Speed 30 mph over speed limit*No point violation will only be reflected on the defendant's Ohio BMV driving record.*License Forfeitures and Contempt of Court warrants (balance of fines owed) are not eligible for this program
CLICK HERE to submit a request for this program.
Traffic court is held every other Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.
Check the top portion of your citation for your schedule time and date.
Contact the Recreation Director by phone at (216) 451-5350 or email at email@example.com .
We accept cash, check or money order.
Yes, for a small fee.
You must be a resident to use the tennis court. Residents are to register at the Community Center to gain access.
Upon registration you will be given a code to use the tennis ball machine. Only authorized parties can gain access to the tennis court.
You can play at the Bratenahl Recreation Center during the winter months and in the tennis courts during the summer.
There is a sign posted at the entrance to the park.
You may also access the full list of rules here Chapter 925 - Village Park
1. The dog park hours are 8:00 a.m. to dusk.
2. All dogs must be leashed when not within the fence of the dog park.
3. All dogs must have a current dog license and rabies tag displayed on it's collar.
4. Dog waste must be properly disposed of immediatley.
5. Handlers must fill in holes dug by their dog.
6. No more than three dogs per handler.
7. Sick, injured or a dog that has been declared vicious are not permitted in the dog park.
8. A dog that becomes aggressive must be removed from the dog park immediately.
9. All dog bites must be reported to the Bratenahl Police immediately by calling (216) 681-1234; call 9-1-1 for severe bites.
Please see ordinance 925.09 for Dog Park rules.
You can sign up for the recreation distribution list by contacting the Recreation Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 3rd Wednesday of every month.
Bratenahl Community Center - Landis Room
10300 Brighton Road
Yes all are welcome.
Public is permitted to speak to the Council for 3 minutes at the end of the meeting.
By going to the Agenda Center or Click Here to view the agenda and minutes for all public meetings.
Register to vote on the Cuyahoga County website https://boe.cuyahogacounty.gov/voters
Contact the Cuyahoga Board of Elections at https://boe.cuyahogacounty.gov/voters