35150 Lakeshore Boulevard
Eastlake, Ohio 44095

David S. Menn, Chief Building Official

440-951-2200 ext. 1008
Fax: 440-975-4280

Office Hours
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Questions and Concerns

David S. Menn
Chief Building Official
Code-related questions or concerns
440-951-2200 ext 1008


Building and Property Maintenance Department Staff

Commercial / Residential Permit
Carolyn Brandais, Associate
440-951-2200 ext. 1004
Fax: 440-975-4280

Residential / Zoning Inspectors
Roddy Capra,
440-951-2200 xt 1007

Chris Kilroy,
440-951-2200 xt 1017

Inspections Required:

  • Footer, Before Concrete is Placed
  • Foundation Elevation Check
  • Foundation, Before Backfill
  • Rough Plumbing
  • Rough Heat (HVAC)
  • Rough Electrical
  • Rough Framing
  • Ice Guard, Before Covering
  • Fire Resistant Penetrations
  • Rough Fireplace, Before Covering
  • Energy Efficiency (Insulation)
  • Lath/Gypsum Board
  • Final Plumbing
  • Final Heat (HVAC)
  • Final Electric
  • Final, Before Use/Occupancy
  • Final Grading/Final Site Plan
  • Driveway/Drive Approach/All Interior and Exterior Concrete Flatwork
  • Postholes

The Eastlake Building Department asks you to remember the following:

  • Check permit applications for detailed information
  • Follow the Residential Code of Ohio, (RCO) for all residential code requirements
  • Follow the Ohio Building Code of Ohio (OBC) for all commercial requirements
  • Call the Building Department 24 hours in advance to request an inspection
  • For your protection, make sure that all contractors performing work are 
    registered with the City first – call or email ( the office to check contractor status
  • The building department does not recommend homeowners obtain 
    permits for contractors. Please call for details.
  • Remember that all complaints called in are confidential
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