Here’s a list of our most frequently asked questions.

What is a Master Plan?

A Master Plan outlines a community’s vision for the future and then describes concrete, specific action steps community leaders can undertake to accomplish them. Conducting a Master Plan allows public officials to assess whether the policies and actions they are presently taking are addressing needs and accomplishing the long-term goals.

Is my property in a floodplain?

For information about properties in floodplains, please consult FEMA’s Flood Map Service Center.

How do I find zoning information?

County Planning does not maintain zoning codes or zoning maps for communities in Cuyahoga County. Please contact the municipality in question for zoning information.

How do I recycle…?

Please contact the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District with your recycling questions. You can reach them at or (216) 443-3749.

Is County Planning hiring?

Please visit our employment opportunities page for more information.

How do I request public records?

You can review our public records policy and then contact us with your request.

Who owns and manages Whiskey Island?

From 2004 to 2014, Wendy Park and the Whiskey Island Marina were owned and operated by Cuyahoga County. The properties are now part of the Cleveland Metroparks Lakefront Reservation. Please contact the Metroparks if you have questions.

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