Questions about Avon Lake Zoning?
The Avon Lake Zoning Department sets the standards for how buildings and land can be used within our city, including how and where various types of buildings can be built, and how land can be developed and subdivided. The department’s general duties include:
- Performing zoning plan review of all building projects.
- Coordinating Zoning Board of Appeals cases.
- Inspecting buildings and uses of land to determine compliance with the Zoning Code
- Initiating administrative or legal action to address violations.
Our Guideline: The Zoning Code
The Zoning Code regulates the type of activity that may occur within specific geographic areas of the city.
The Code specifically spell out how the Department should regulate the use, location and height of structures as well as the number of structures per amount of land within a specified zone or area. Its purpose is to protect property values and preserve the desired character of our community, while providing for orderly growth and uniform development.
Learn more about obtaining a Zoning Permit.
Residential Building Zoning Permit - PDF
Commercial Building Zoning Permit - PDF
Use Variance Application - PDF
Area Variance Application - PDF
Commercial Occupancy Permit - PDF
LINKS AND RESOURCES
Avon Lake Zoning Code (part 12 of code)
Planning & Zoning Manager: Austin Page
Address: 150 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.