The community is vastly supported by the many boards focused on keeping our city's housing and development moving forward for the betterment of all.

  1. Board of Zoning Appeals
  2. Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council
  3. Design & Historic Review Board
  4. Housing & Fire Appeals Board
  5. Planning Commission

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board shall hear and decide appeals made for exceptions to and variances in, the application of resolutions, ordinances, regulations, measures and orders of administrative officials or agencies governing zoning and building in the municipality. Learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals here.

Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council

The Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council makes annual inspections of the properties receiving a Community Reinvestment Area exemption and hears appeals on Housing Officer's decisions.

Design & Historic Review Board

The Board shall have the power to permit, by approval of the application of any property owner, the demolition, construction, preservation, restoration, rehabilitation of any home, commercial establishment or other structure, or new construction within the historic district. The Board shall also be an advisory body to the Planning Commission.

Berkshire Park Subdivision National Register Nomination August 13, 2019 Power Point Presentation.

Housing & Fire Appeals Board

The Board shall conduct hearings to allow a petitioner, who has been issued a notice and order in connection with the enforcement of the Housing Code found in Chapter 13 Title Seven of the Codified Ordinances of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, an opportunity to be heard and to show cause as to why the notice and order should be modified or withdrawn.

Planning Commission

The Cuyahoga Falls Planning Commission acts as the city's ning complanmissioner and maintains the city's master plan through the zoning map, land use controls, building/site design, land plotting, and street design and extension. Learn more about the Planning Commission here.

Public Art Board

The Public Art Board serves as an advisory body to the Planning Commission on any public art installation or public art project in the City of Cuyahoga Falls. Following the Public Arts Master Plan, the board develops policies, procedures, updates, and guidelines necessary for implementation of the plan. This body recommends, reviews, approves, and certifies all public art installations.