Planning Department

The Department’s primary responsibility is to administer the City of Solon Master Plan and the Zoning Code, which regulates private land uses through established minimum area, setback, and design requirements. Below is a listing of some of the Department’s responsibilities:

  • Site plan review of non-residential uses (commercial buildings, offices, public properties, industrial sites, etc.) for design standards relating to architecture, landscaping, lighting, parking, etc.
  • Project review memos to assist Planning Commission, City Council, and the Administration
  • Preparation of amendments to the Zoning Code, Building Code, and any other city ordinances as assigned
  • Preparation and implementation of the City’s Master Plan
  • Economic development activity (recruit and maintain businesses, marketing, tax abatement, etc.)
  • Sign review
  • Site plan review of residential uses (new homes, additions, storage buildings, fences, driveways, etc.)
  • Maintenance of GIS databases and mapping interface
  • Zoning violation enforcement (high grass, property maintenance, etc.)
  • Inspection of non-residential projects for compliance with approved plans
  • Review of Certificate of Occupancy applications for new businesses
  • Organization and analysis of census data and other demographic information
  • Creation of various planning studies and maps

Contact Us

Planning Department

Solon City Hall
34200 Bainbridge Road
1st Floor
Solon, OH 44139

Hours:

Monday - Friday
             8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone:

(440) 349-6327

Fax:

(440) 349-6330
Email
2020 Submittal Deadline and Meeting Date Schedule for the City of Solon
***If your application is tabled at any meeting, the review time will be extended as needed.***

Non-residential Projects

Please call the Planning Department regarding any new non-residential buildings, building additions, parking, landscaping, exterior building alterations, or miscellaneous structures to to discuss the project with the Director of Planning and Community Development. Submittal to the Planning Commission and City Council may occur with the Planning Director’s consent.

Meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Contact the City of Solon Planning Department at (440) 349-6327 to schedule an appointment.

Submit Sign Permit Applications directly to the Planning Department for review.

Residential Projects

Contact the City of Solon Planning Department at (440) 349-6327 to discuss your project prior to submitting.

Planning Commission
Deadline Date
(Submit by 12:00 pm to
Planning Department)
Planning Commission
Meeting Date
Caucus: 7:00 pm
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm
City Council
Meeting Date
Caucus: 7:00 pm
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm
December 9, 2019
December 24, 2019**
January 6, 2020
December 30, 2019
January 14, 2020
January 21, 2020**
January 13, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 3, 2020
January 27, 2020
February 11, 2020
February 17, 2020**
February 10, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 2, 2020
February 24, 2020
March 10, 2020
March 16, 2020
March 9, 2020
March 24, 2020
April 6, 2020
March 30, 2020
April 14, 2020
April 20, 2020
April 13, 2020
April 28, 2020
May 4, 2020
April 27, 2020
May 12, 2020
May 18, 2020
May 11, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 1, 2020
May 25, 2020
June 9, 2020
June 15, 2020
June 8, 2020
June 23, 2020
July 6, 2020
June 29, 2020
July 14, 2020
July 20, 2020
July 13, 2020
July 28, 2020
August 3, 2020
July 27, 2020
August 11, 2020
August 17, 2020
August 10, 2020
August 25, 2020
September 7, 2020**
August 31, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 21, 2020
September 14, 2020
September 29, 2020
October 5, 2020
September 28, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 19, 2020
October 12, 2020
October 27, 2020
November 2, 2020
October 26, 2020
November 10, 2020
November 16, 2020
November 9, 2020
November 24, 2020
December 7, 2020
November 30, 2020
December 15, 2020
December 21, 2020
December 14, 2020
December 29, 2020
January 4, 2020
**Certain submittal deadline & meeting dates are subject to change in observance of federal holidays and/or the discretion of each board.