Building Department

Gates Mills Building Department

The Gates Mills Building Department is responsible for overseeing and inspecting for code compliance of all the residential building construction within the Village. All construction must have approval by the appropriate review board(s) before a construction permit is issued and is continually monitored with on-site inspections for compliance with approved drawings.

The most current edition of the Residential Code of Ohio and all revisions and the Village of Gates Mills Planning and Zoning Code and all revisions are the applicable codes required for all construction.

The Building Department office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Septic POINT- OF-SALE in Gates Mills

for sale sign

Remember to plan ahead with the sale of your home.  Preparation is key to provide a smooth sale transition.  Gates Mills does require a septic point of sale for transfer of property per village ordinance. (See...Read more

Adoption of Ordinence No 2017-13; International Property Maintenance Code

At the June 13, 2017 Council Meeting, Council passed Ordinance No 2017-13, an Ordinance adopting new Chapter 1377 of the codified ordinances to adopt the 2015 edition of the...Read more

Do You Own Rental Property in Gates Mills?

If so, you can meet the registration requirement for the property with the Village's Building Official and apply for a Certificate of Authorized Occupancy by contacting...Read more