Cleveland Heights proposes zoning code update

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  • Because the city’s zoning code requires no review of proposed building demolitions, the Center Mayfield Building was demolished without any opportunity for public comment. Photos by Bob Brown.

  • A proposed zoning code change would prevent development of additional gas stations and car washes on lesser traveled streets in proximity to houses, such as this gas station on Taylor Road.

  • Heavily tinted storefront windows (as in the photo) would not be permitted. The change would not affect current storefront windows.

  • A proposed zoning code change would require new storefront windows to be transparent or lightly tinted (as in the photo) in order to promote safety and sidewalk activity. The change would not affect current storefront windows.

  • A proposed zoning code change would prevent development of additional gas stations and car washes on lesser traveled streets in proximity to houses, such as this gas station on Taylor Road.

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