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Inspections

Scheduling Inspections

Please call the Building Department at 440-248-1188 to schedule an inspection.

24 minimum notice for ALL inspections

Click here for Inspection Requirements. Please be prepared to give the following information when scheduling your inspection:
  • Permit number
  • Contractor
  • Contractor contract name
  • Phone number
  • Type of inspection

Due to the implementation of the new computer system, if you do not have this information, the inspection cannot be scheduled. Thank you for your cooperation. 


Notice-Change in Ohio Basic Building Code

315.2 Where required in existing dwellings. Where work requiring a permit occurs in existing dwellings that have attached garages or in existing dwellings within which fuel filled appliances exist, carbon monoxide alarms shall be provided in accordance with Section 315.1

Point-of-Sale Inspections

On May 5th 2012 Point-of-Sale inspections were adopted into the Village’s Codified Ordinances and were put into effect on August 1st 2012. As expected with anything new, many questions have been asked.

Who needs to get a Point-of-Sale Inspection?
Prior to the sale of any home or property, the homeowner is required to have a point of sale inspection performed and shall not transfer the title to the prospective purchaser without first presenting them with a valid Certificate of Inspection.

How do I get a Point of Sale Inspection?
An application needs to be filled out along with a $50.00 fee at the Building Department, Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:00pm.

After the application has been filled out and the fee paid, call the Building Department at 440-248-1188 to schedule an inspection.

Who can apply for the Point-of-Sale inspection?
The owner or owner’s representative (realtor, family member, etc.)

What areas are included in a Point-of-Sale inspection?
The point-of-sale inspection shall determine compliance with residential smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector requirements, compliance with exterior property maintenance requirements set forth in Chapter 1351 and Chapter 1365, and whether any condition exists at the premises which constitutes a safety hazard. When a septic system is located on the premises of a dwelling, compliance with Cuyahoga County General Health District household sewage treatment system is required and when a private water system is located on the premises of a dwelling, compliance with Cuyahoga County General Health District private water system is required.

For Cuyahoga County General Health District questions contact Nate McConoughey at 216-201-2001 ext. 1239.

To obtain more information about the Village of Moreland Hills’ Codified Ordinances click here.

Click here for the Point-of-Sale Application Form.

Click here for the Vacant Dwelling Application Form.



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