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Administrative Rules Board (ARB)

The Cuyahoga County Administrative Procedures Act establishes the Administrative Rules Board (ARB) in Section 205.09 of the County Code. The Act governs how County entities may adopt, amend, or rescind administrative policies, rules and regulations in Chapter 113 of the County Code. The ARB meets on a bi-weekly basis. All meetings are open to the public. 

Administrative Rules Board (ARB)

2079 East 9th Street, 4th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Audit Committee

This committee provides internal auditing to assist the County Executive, Fiscal Officer, the County Council and other county officers and departments funded in whole or in part by County funds. The goal of the Audit Committee is to provide efficient and effective services to County residents. The Audit Committee provides direction and guidance to the County's Department of Internal Auditing, including establishing and amending relevant rules and operations.

Audit Committee

2079 East 9th Street, 4th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Board of Elections

The goal of the Board of Elections is to serve the public in an efficient and courteous manner and to provide well-planned and managed elections with immediate results. We will conduct fair, honest, and impartial elections that encourage and provide easy access for all registered voters.

Board of Elections

2925 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115

Board of Health

The Board of Health works in partnership with the community to protect and improve the health and well-being of everyone in Cuyahoga County.

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

5550 Venture Drive
Parma OH 44130

Board of Revision

The Cuyahoga County Board of Revision is a quasi-judicial body which hears property valuation complaints as outlined and prescribed by Chapter 5715 of The Ohio Revised Code (O.R.C).

Board of Revision

2079 East 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Boards & Commissions

The majority of the Boards and Commissions in Cuyahoga County are Citizen Policy Making and Advisory Boards and Commissions. All of these boards and commissions are governed by the laws and regulations that have authorized them.

Various Locations and Contacts


Budget Commission

The Cuyahoga County Budget Commission is composed of three elected officials; the County Fiscal Officer, County Prosecutor, and County Executive. The County Fiscal Officer serves as the Secretary to the Commission and employs a staff to execute the statutory functions of the Budget Commission.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

General Number: 216-443-7010

Case Dockets

Search cases by Name or Case Number. This website service is offered as a convenience to the public and reflects, to the best of our capability, select public records maintained by the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts in performance of our statutory obligations.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts

1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113

Civil Division - 216-443-7951 
Court of Appeals - 216-443-7937 
Criminal Division - 216-443-7999 
Domestic Relations - 216-443-7955

Clerk of Courts

The Clerk of Courts performs all statutory duties relative to: the filing, preservation, retrieval and public dissemination of all applicable court documents and records pertaining to the Common Pleas Court's General and Domestic Relations Divisions and the Court of Appeals, Eighth Appellate District; collect, hold in trust and disburse monies paid therewith; in a secure, timely and cost effective manner.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts

1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113

Civil Division - 216-443-7951 
Court of Appeals - 216-443-7937 
Criminal Division - 216-443-7999 
Domestic Relations - 216-443-7955

Common Pleas Court

The Common Pleas Court provides a forum for the fair, impartial and timely resolution of civil and criminal cases.

Common Pleas Court

1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113

County Council

Council is the legislative body of Cuyahoga County government, made up of 11 elected representatives from across the County. All Council meetings are open to the public and take place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:00pm.

Cuyahoga County Clerk of Council

2079 East 9th Street, 8th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Court of Appeals

The Ohio Court of Appeals is an intermediate level appellate court whose primary function is to hear appeals from the common pleas, municipal and county courts.

Cuyahoga County Court House

1 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland OH 44113

Cuyahoga County Airport

The airport is located 11 miles from downtown Cleveland and is easily accessible by local highways. Hotel and conference facilities are located within five miles.

Cuyahoga County Airport - Robert D. Shea Field

26300 Curtiss Wright Parkway
Cleveland OH 44143

Cuyahoga County Council

Council is the legislative body of Cuyahoga County government, made up of 11 elected representatives from across the County.

Cuyahoga County Council

2079 East 9th Street, 8th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Debarment Review Board

This five-member board reviews decisions rendered by the Cuyahoga County Inspector General concerning vendors who seek to perform work on behalf of Cuyahoga County.

Cuyahoga County Boards and Commissions

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Delinquent Real Estate Tax Payment Plans

Payment plans may be available for homeowners who live in their own home.

Cuyahoga County Treasurer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Development, Department of (DOD)

The Department of Development strives to improve the County's global competitiveness through economic growth and ensure that Cuyahoga County is a vibrant, healthy and welcoming place.

Department of Development

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Estate Taxes

The County Fiscal Officer acts as an agent for the Ohio Tax Commissioner and is responsible for processing the Estate tax returns of decedents who resided in Cuyahoga County. Included in these duties are the inventory of safe deposit boxes for Guardianships only.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Executive - Cuyahoga County

Armond Budish took office as the County Executive in January of 2015. He is the second Executive to serve in the County's history. As County Executive, Mr. Budish has outlined a forward looking and innovative agenda to improve the lives of County residents.

Executive

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Ask Armond

Fiscal Officer

The Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer is responsible for the following County services: estate tax, general accounting, homestead exemption, licenses, manufactured housing, real estate assessment, real estate services, real estate tax duplicate and rates, and weights and measures.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Lisa Rocco, Director of Operations
Phone:  (216) 443-5730
Email:  lrocco@cuyahogacounty.us

Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources recruits, trains, supports, and retains the most qualified and productive staff for Cuyahoga County, while ensuring fair employment and equal opportunity to all persons.

Department of Human Resources

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-443-7190
Alternate Number: 216-443-7002

Information Technology

The Department of Information Technology provides system integration and IT solutions to clients within county government and other municipalities.

Department of Information Technology

2079 East 9th Street, 6th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Inspector General

The Agency of Inspector General is granted broad authority to conduct investigations, inspections and audits relating to fraud, corruption, waste, abuse, misfeasance, malfeasance and nonfeasance in the operations of County government.

Cuyahoga County Inspector General

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Report a Concern
"Whistle-Blower" Hotline: 216-698-2999

Internal Audit

The Department of Internal Audit, established under Cuyahoga County Charter Article XI, serves under the direction of, and performs such functions on behalf of, the County Audit Committee as the Committee shall prescribe. The mission of the DIA is to assist members of Cuyahoga County by bringing an independent, objective, and systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control, and governance processes resulting in improved operations for the County. The DIA aims to help the County accomplish its objectives, identify operational improvement, and reduce risk exposure.

Internal Audit

2079 East 9th Street - 4th Floor
Cleveland Ohio 44115

IT Security & Research

The Cuyahoga County Department of Information Technology Security and Research Team is dedicated to providing technology, policies, standards, information, research and solutions to ensure the privacy and information security for any and all Cuyahoga County agencies.

Department of Information Technology

2079 East 9th Street, 6th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Justice System Reform Governing Board

The Governing Board monitors the performance of justice operations throughout the County, identify problems, set priorities, and recommend potential solutions to improve operations.

Cuyahoga County Justice System Reform

1200 Ontario Street
Cleveland OH 44113

Rachael Fuller
Juvenile Prosecutor's Office
Phone: 216-443-7834

Juvenile Court

Juvenile Court is a special court or division of a trial court which deals with under-age defendants who violate any federal, state or municipal law, and any child who is abused, neglected or dependent.

Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

9300 Quincy Avenue
Cleveland OH 44106

Legal - Law (Department of)

Department of Law

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-698-6464

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The Cuyahoga County LEPC provides the following general services to the public, other government agencies and regulated facilities: data processing for annual chemical inventories for an estimated 800 facilities, planning for emergency response to emergency releases of hazardous substances, receipt of emergency notifications when hazardous substance releases occur, providing information about local chemical inventories and emergency releases to the public, and coordination of training and exercises for emergency response.

Local Emergency Planning Committee

9300 Quincy Avenue, 2nd Floor
Cleveland OH 44106

Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center

The Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center facilitates and enhances the level of inter-agency communications, intelligence analysis, and information sharing among federal, state, and local stakeholders and the public and private sectors in order to anticipate and counter criminal activity, terrorism, and other hazards in coordination with the Ohio Fusion Center Network and the Intelligence Community.

Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center


Email: ino@neorfc.us
Phone: 216-515-8477

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Board

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District governs the operation of three major wastewater treatment plants and associated water pollution control facilities on Lake Erie, the Cuyahoga River and Rocky River.

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

3900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115

Office of Budget & Management (OBM)

OBM is responsible for the analysis and interpretation of financial matters affecting the county. The office reviews, prepares and monitors operating and capital improvement budgets, reports estimates of resources and expenditures, identifies new sources of revenue and opportunities for alternative service delivery, oversees the performance measurement initiative, analyzes legislation, performs debt management functions and sits on various committees.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Office of Procurement & Diversity (OPD)

The Cuyahoga County Office of Procurement & Diversity (OPD) is responsible for the procurement of equipment, materials, supplies, construction and services for all of the County departments, agencies, and elected officials in a manner which is cost effective and in compliance with the laws of the State of Ohio and the policies and ordinances of Cuyahoga County. OPD implements formal and informal bidding procedures for items covered by competitive bidding policies, ordinances, and laws.

Office of Procurement and Diversity

2079 East 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Email: OPD@cuyahogacounty.us 
Phone: 216-443-7200

Open Government

Data sets and information on programs and initiatives in support of an open and transparent government.

Office of Procurement and Diversity - Open Government

2079 East 9th Street, 2nd Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Website: http://executive.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/open-government.aspx

Personnel Review Commission (PRC)

In addition to hearing appeals previously heard by the State Personnel Board of Review (SPBR), the PRC is responsible for administering a countywide classification and compensation system. The PRC also has responsibility for ensuring an employment system based on merit and fitness, which includes civil service testing as well as responsibility for ensuring that the County’s human resources systems provide a foundation for employment decisions based on qualifications and performance.

Personnel Review Commission

2429 Superior Viaduct, 2nd Floor
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: 216-443-5946
Alternate Number: 216-698-2975

Planning Commission

The Cuyahoga County Planning Commission serves as a planning and decision-making resource for the public sector of Cuyahoga County, providing services to the County, municipalities, regional agencies, and not-for-profit corporations.

Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

2079 East 9th Street, 5th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-443-3700
Email: info@countyplanning.us
Website: http://www.countyplanning.us/

Probate Court

The Probate Court is established in each county of Ohio to supervise the administration of the estate of a decedent who was a legal resident in the county at the time of his or her death. Other matters within the Probate Court's jurisdiction are: issuance of marriage licenses, adoptions, guardianship proceedings, the involuntary commitment of the mentally ill, and land appropriation cases.

Cuyahoga County Probate Court

1 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: 216-443-8764
Alternate Number: 216-443-8765

Prosecutor's Office

The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected official who represents the citizens of Cuyahoga County in both criminal and civil legal matters.

Office of the Prosecutor

1200 Ontario Street, 9th Floor
Cleveland OH 44113

Public Defender

The Cuyahoga County Public Defender office provides legal services to indigent adults and juveniles charged with violations of the criminal code.

Cuyahoga County Public Defender

310 W. Lakeside Avenue, Suite 400
Cleveland OH 44113

Regional Collaboration

The Department of Regional Collaboration promotes collaboration to advance economic development, good government and efficiency, and key public policy initiatives such as efforts to support our natural resources and improve public health.

Cuyahoga County Regional Collaboration

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Sheriff

The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department is dedicated to maintaining the trust and respect of those we serve by resolutely and aggressively enforcing the law and by committing ourselves to the efficient and effective delivery of safety services.

Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department

1215 West 3rd Street
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: 216-443-6000
Email: shcuy@cuyahogacounty.us

Taxation - Active Military Personnel

Senate Bill 47 effective June 12, 2003 was enacted by the 125th General Assembly to extend the time within which certain Military Personnel must pay real property and manufactured home taxes. Under SB47, members of the National Guard or reserve components to the U.S. Armed Forces can take advantage of this property tax deferral, when they are called to active duty for any reason.

Cuyahoga County Treasurer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Taxation - Estate

The County Fiscal Officer acts as an agent for the Ohio Tax Commissioner and is responsible for processing the Estate tax returns of decedents who resided in Cuyahoga County.

Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-443-7010

Taxation - Real Estate

The Real Estate Taxation department is responsible for the transfer and conveyance of all documents conveying interest in land, minerals or mineral rights, such as Deeds, Affidavits, Certificates of Transfer, and Certified Copies of Court Judgment Entries. It is also responsible for the collection of all fees and revenues associated with said transfers. The other primary function of the office is tracking the chain of title for all properties in Cuyahoga County as to accurately reflect ownership for tax purposes.

Cuyahoga County Treasurer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Treasurer's Office

The Treasurer's office provides you with information about property taxes, community taxes as well as forms and links for additional information.

Cuyahoga County Treasurer

2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland OH 44115

Phone: 216-443-7400

Web Design, Development, Hosting

The Web Design and Development department provides practical solutions that will allow government agencies to better serve citizens and save taxpayer dollars. The department's primary focus is on building reusable functionality that will meet the common needs of government entities. They build accurate and efficient models that can be reused for multiple purposes. The department also provides web design and hosting services for Cuyahoga County municipalities.

Department of Information Technology

2079 East 9th Street, 6th Floor
Cleveland OH 44115

Eric Paliwoda
Web Development Manager

Phone: 216-443-5980
Email: epaliwoda@cuyahogacounty.us

Workforce Development

Area 3 Workforce Development Board (WDB) serves as the advisory body for the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County Departments of Workforce Development. The purpose of the department is to provide resources and information through the OMJ|CC system to assist area businesses with their hiring and training needs in order to stay competitive in today’s environment, and to provide residents of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County with the tools necessary for a competitive and successful job search. Its programs and services include education, occupational training, job match and search assistance and employment-related youth programs funded through the Federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIOA).

Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development Board

11699 Brookpark Road
Cleveland OH 44130

Grace A. Kilbane
Executive Director

Phone: 216-777-8178
Email: kilbag@ecjobs.us

Youth Development Center Advisory Board

Youth leaders take action and advise their adult counterparts. They advance ideas for positive change, like the Youth Bill of Rights.

Family and Children First Council

310 W. Lakeside Avenue, Suite 500
Cleveland OH 44113