Space And Land

Commercial Property Loans: Vacant Property Initiative

216.664.2406 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - 601 Lakeside Ave., Room 210

These loans are specifically designed to overcome barriers to the full re-use of abandoned, idled or underutilized commercial and industrial properties. Eligible applicants include private developers and businesses, and non-profit CDC’s (for projects that will pay real estate taxes).

Vacant or underutilized buildings or land with prior commercial, industrial or institutional usage are eligible, if at least 20 years old and 40% vacant for 2 years. The applicant must own the property, have a committed end user, and be current with city and county taxes. “Big Box” or retail mall developments are excluded. -more

Building Security Surveys

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Officers meet with property owners and residents to survey, review, and suggest improvements in security.

Maps and Data

216.664.2210 – Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm – Send Email

The City Planning Commission provides maps and data in electronic form and on paper. Most of the mapping and data items are available on the City Planning web site (through the links shown above). The Interactive GIS Map is the easiest to use and offers the broadest range of information, including property characteristics, zoning, land use, aerial photos, ward boundaries, neighborhood boundaries, etc. US Census information available on the City Planning web site provides data for each of the City’s 36 neighborhood areas and for City Council wards.