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Archive | December, 2020

Public Hearing – BZA – 158 South Main Street (1/5/21, 7:30 PM)

Posted: December 15, 2020

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Zoning Appeals of the Village of Chagrin Falls at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 utilizing a virtual meeting format at the request of Garry & Sarah Gooding for a variance to Section 1125.03(k)(3), Area, Yard, and Height Regulations: Main Buildings, specifically at 158 South Main Street, Permanent Parcel No. 932-15-025.

In accordance with Sub. HB 197, this meeting will be held as a remote meeting. No one will be in attendance at the Village Hall Council Chambers and the public is not permitted to access the Council Chambers during the meeting. Access is available to the public only via telephone, YouTube, and through Zoom web conferencing. Instructions on joining the meeting using these methods are listed on the village’s website at If you wish to view the project materials prior to the meeting, please contact Robert Jamieson, Chief Administrative Officer, at (440) 247-2798 or at

The public may appear remotely and speak and present written comments or other documents given to the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village at least three business days prior to the hearing, either by email at, sending PDF format documents, or by delivering the documents to the Village using the drop box in the front of Village Hall addressed to the Chief Administrative Officer and noting they are documents to be used in the hearing for 158 South Main Street, January 5, 2021.

Robert Jamieson
Chief Administrative Officer

Press Release – East Washington Street Improvement Project Update

December 14, 2020

Relining of private property sanitary sewer laterals will be starting within the next 1 to 2 weeks.

For properties on East Washington from North Main Street to Ridgewood Road
Property owners were sent their cost proposal letter and participation agreement.

  • For property owners who returned their participation agreement, a scheduling letter will be sent stating the exact cost of the work and the time frame for scheduling the work to be done. 
  • For property owners who did not return their participation agreement, a reminder letter will be sent with a deadline of Friday, January 15, 2021 to respond and submit the participation agreement if they would like to participate. 

For properties on East Washington Street from Ridgewood Road to Billy Campbell Drive
Property owners will be sent the initial lateral relining letter with cost proposal and participation agreement. 

  • Property owners have a deadline of Friday, January 15, 2021 to respond and submit the participation agreement if they would like to participate

Please contact Village Hall at (440) 247-5050 if you have any questions about the East Washington Street sanitary lateral relining letters.

Robert Jamieson
Chief Administrative Officer


Winter Storm – Residential Debris Collection

The Village will assist residents with removal of fallen tree debris
due to the severity of the recent winter storm.

Program Details

  • The program is for residents only to assist with fallen tree debris from storm damage.
  • Private contractors (i.e., landscapers, tree trimmers) are not eligible, they must remove their own work-related debris.
  • Debris must be placed out for collection by Wednesday, December 16th
  • Only (1) round of collection through the Village will be completed.


Please adhere to the following guidelines to ensure Village staff can assist residents in a safe and efficient manner. 

  • Place debris on your tree lawn with the cut ends toward the street.
  • Do not block sidewalks, ditches or storm sewers.
  • Branches + Limbs
    • Debris should be less than 6 feet long + less than 10 inches in diameter
    • Limbs more than 10 inches in diameter must be cut into sections 3 feet long or less.
  • Large Brush Piles;
    • Stack brush piles neatly, near the road, with cut ends toward the street.
    • Do not stack over 4 feet high
    • Keep piles clear of obstruction (i.e. mailboxes, trees, utility poles, etc.)
  • Small Brush Piles;
    • Kimble will collect small amounts of bundled and tied branches.
    • Less than 5 feet long + less than 50 lbs.
  • Separating Debris
    • Debris containing thorns must be separated from standard debris
    • Metal objects must not be in debris piles (i.e. fencing, pipes, rebar) as metal poses a safety hazard to our staff.


Please contact the Service Department with questions or concerns at 440-247-5053.

Utility Bill Assistance Available Until December 31, 2020


If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you may qualify for utility bill assistance.

Money is available to help residents affected by COVID-19 with utility bills like water, sewer, gas and electric.

Relief is only available until December 31, 2020! Funding provided by Cuyahoga County.

If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you may qualify for relief towards your outstanding balances on utility bills like water and sewer, gas and electric.

  • Past due amount must have occurred after March 1
  • Income-based eligibility
  • Help is only available while funds last

If you are a renter having difficulty making payments due to COVID-19, apply for rent help at or call us with questions at 833-377-7368 (RENT).

Apply online while funds last: