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Service Department

The Cuyahoga County Engineers Office provides assistance when your drains are running slow or when your wastewater is backing up. The Service Department will contact the County on your behalf. The County will snake from the street to the house. Please contact the service department for assistance. After 4:30pm please contact the Police Dispatch at 216.749.1234 and they will assist you.

Special Pick-Ups are scheduled for Fridays. Please call the Service Garage at 216.635.4232. You must call by 4:00pm on Thursday.  The following items are considered special pickup: paint cans; carpeting; mattresses; furniture; appliances (refrigerator and freezer doors must be removed: other large items. The following items are NOT accepted on the curb: Motor oil; tires; car batteries; concrete; bricks. These items must be brought to the service garage located at 9400 Memphis Avenue (free of charge). Please bring proof of residency.

Police Department

Are You Okay Program. The Police Department will conduct a daily house call to the resident to make sure that they are okay.

Home Safety Checks. Please contact the Police Department at 216-749-1234 to schedule a free home safety check.

Parking Ban (Ordinance 1968-55) A No Parking Ban is in effect on our public streets from November 1st through April 1st from 2:00am and 7:00am. and any time when snow exceeds two inches. 

Fire Department

Smoke Detectors free to residents. If your home smoke detectors are more than ten years old or if you do not have a smoke detector in your home, the Fire Department will provide free detectors to you. Limit 2 per household. The Fire Department will install the detectors if you are unable to. The department also supplies and install replacement batteries. Call 216.635-4288.

Home Safety Inspections. The Fire Department will conduct free home safety inspections. Call 216.635-4288 to make an appointment.

Senior Community Center

Senior Transportation. The Brooklyn Senior Center provides door to door transportation service to shopping and medical appointments for Brooklyn residents ages 55 and older who are unable to drive. Transportation is provided Monday through Friday from 9:00am-3:30pm. Call the senior Center at 216.635.4222 Monday through Friday to make a reservation.

Building Department

Planning on adding a fence or addition? Contact the Building Department at 216-635-4203. Drawing must be submitted to the Building Commissioner and may require approval from the City’s Planning or Zoning Commission.


If you have questions regarding your City of Brooklyn income tax, please contact the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.) at 440.526.0900 or 800.860.7482 from 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday. Or visit them at