The City Development Team is here assist with the necessary steps to bring your business to Wickliffe.
When considering opening a business in Wickliffe, it is recommended to take the following steps:
Site selection - find the right location. Please visit the Available Properties Page to see a current list of properties for sale/lease or contact us if you have a specific commercial property in mind.
Review the City's zoning map to determine permitted uses.
Reach out to our City Development Team at 440-943-7105 or email CDT@cityofwickliffe.com to discuss your project and potential ways the City can assist.
Complete RITA's blue Business Registration form, found here.
Approval is needed from the Wickliffe Building and Fire Departments to confirm that a business is a permitted use.
Any change of use requires approval through the Wickliffe Planning Commission. If a change of use from the previous use will be necessary, contact the Wickliffe Building Department for assistance at 440-943-7115.
All new work or change of use requires stamped/sealed design plans which must include the following: construction of walls, plumbing, electrical, heating, and fire suppression. Please consult the Lake County Building Department at 440-350-2636 for any needed building alterations and required permits.