Cuyahoga County Planning Commission

Contact Information:

Mary Cierebiej
2079 E. 9th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44115


Description of Board and Responsibilities:

The Cuyahoga County Planning Commission (CPC) is vested with the duty and power to study, plan, and recommend regional goals and objectives; and it is empowered to promote administrative and regulatory measures to implement the plans of the region. It may engage in the collection and analysis of social and economic data; general pattern and intensity of land use and open space; general land, water, and air transportation systems, and utility and communication systems; general locations and extent of public and private works, facilities and services; general locations and extent areas for conservation and development of natural resources and the control of the environment; and long-range programming and financing of capital projects and facilities.

Furthermore, the CPC has a role in the relation to units of local government, the state and federal government, planning commissions, councils of government, and neighboring planning areas. The CPC is empowered to contract and to coordinate with these other entities. This includes providing land use, zoning, development, and other planning services for the county's cities, villages and townships; Cuyahoga County; and other governmental and not-for-profit organizations.


The Planning Commission is composed of eight representatives who shall be chief elected officials selected from Cuyahoga County, the Cuyahoga County Executive (or their appointment), and two members of Cuyahoga County Council.


Planning Commission Rules

Enabling Legislation:

Meeting Information:

Meetings are held bi-monthly on the 2nd Thursday at the CPC Board Room at 2:00 p.m.


Name Term Ends Appointed By/Representation
Dec 31, 2024 City of Cleveland
Dec 31, 2024 County Executive - Southwest
Dec 31, 2024 County Executive - South Central
Dec 31, 2025 County Executive - Hillcrest
Dec 31, 2026 County Executive - Heights Region
Dec 31, 2026 County Executive - Chagrin/Southeast
Dec 31, 2025 County Executive - Cuyahoga
Dec 31, 2025 County Executive - Westshore
Dec 31, 2019 County Executive
Dec 31, 2022 Council
Dec 31, 2022 Council


Date Title Files
12/10/2015 12/10/2015
10/08/2015 10/8/2015
8/13/2015 8/13/2015
6/11/2015 6/11/2015
4/09/2015 4/9/2015
3/12/2015 3/12/2015

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