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 13, 2021
December 28, 2021
January 3, 2022
December 27, 2021
January 11, 2022
January 17, 2022**
January 10, 2022
January 25, 2022
February 7, 2022
January 31, 2022
February 15, 2022
February 21, 2022**
February 14, 2022
Cancelled
March 7, 2022
February 28, 2022
March 15, 2022
March 21, 2022
March 14, 2022
Cancelled
Cancelled
March 28, 2022
April 11, 2022*
April 18, 2022
April 11, 2022
April 26, 2022
May 2, 2022
April 25, 2022
May 10, 2022
May 16, 2022
May 9, 2022
May 24, 2022
June 6, 2022
May 30, 2022
June 14, 2022
June 21, 2022**
June 13, 2022
June 28, 2022
July 4, 2022**
June 27, 2022
July 12, 2022
July 18, 2022
July 11, 2022
July 26, 2022
August 1, 2022
July 25, 2022
August 9, 2022
August 15, 2022
August 8, 2022
August 23, 2022
September 5, 2022**
August 30, 2022
September 13, 2022
September 19, 2022
September 12, 2022
September 27, 2022
October 3, 2022
September 26, 2022
October 11, 2022
October 17, 2022
October 10, 2022
October 25, 2022
November 7, 2022
October 31, 2022
November 15, 2022
November 21, 2022
November 14, 2022
November 29, 2022
December 5, 2022
November 28, 2022
December 13, 2022
December 19, 2022
December 12, 2022
December 27, 2022
January 2, 2023
**Certain submittal deadline & meeting dates are subject to change in observance of federal holidays and/or the discretion of each board.