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City of Akron Zoning Division


166 S High St
Room 405
Akron, OH 44308
(330) 375-2350

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Call or email the Akron Zoning Division if you have questions regarding zoning or the potential use of a property at (330) 375-2350 or at  Please include the address, parcel number, or location of the property in question, and your name and an email address or phone number where you can be reached.

Zoning maintains the integrity and character of the city’s neighborhoods. The Akron Zoning Code contains regulations concerning the size of front, side and rear yards, the height of structures, any necessary parking, and other development regulations.

The Zoning Division administers the Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations; answers questions from citizens, developers, contractors, and businesses regarding land use permitted in an area and the development conditions set forth for such uses.  The division reviews all site plans before permits are issued by the Plans and Permits Center. The Zoning Division also serves as the offices of the Akron Board of Zoning AppealsCity Planning Commission, and Urban Design and Historic Preservation Commission.

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