Mike Dolan, Commissioner
216-433-1300
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6161 Engle Road
Brook Park, Ohio 44142

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2015 Tax Abatement Application

For Residents

Brook Park Residential Home Maintenance Assistance Program
The BHAP offers qualified Brook Park Home Owners in owner occupied homes assistance with capital repairs and improvement such as roofs, windows, furnaces, insulation and other remodeling improvements exceeding $5,000. In order to qualify residents must submit three (3) project estimates from licensed contractors for the desired work. The city, after assuring the proposed projects meet all applicable codes, will assist Homeowners by providing a low or no interest loan up to 50% of the value of the improvement up to $15,000. All contractors must be certified by the Department of Building & Housing.

The program is designed to assist homeowners in maintaining affordable renovated homes. Repayment of the loan secured by low monthly installments to fit each Homeowners individual budget and secured via a lien and security interest on the Property. Applications will be taken on a first come first serve basis until annually appropriated funds are exhausted.

Interested Home Owners should submit a letter of interest along with three (3) project estimates to the Commissioner of Economic Development, 6161 Engle Rd., Brook Park, Ohio 44142. For questions or concerns call the commissioner at (216) 433-7302.

Brook Park City-Wide Sidewalk Repair / Replacement Program

The BPSRP offers property owners an opportunity to minimize the cost of sidewalk repairs by partnering with the City. Homeowners and the City each pay 50% of the costs of the removal/repair/replacement of damaged city sidewalks. To qualify, a property must be zoned residential. Sidewalk slabs must be inspected by the City Building & Housing Department and certified to be in violation of City and/or State building codes. A citywide contractor, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Building & Housing will schedule all qualified participants and complete all necessary work to City code/specifications. The contractor will schedule all work on a sector basis with the City being divided in to three sectors. Work is anticipated to be scheduled in late August, September and October (weather permitting).

Applications will be taken on a first come first serve basis until annually appropriated funds are exhausted. If you are interested this program, please call city hall or send us an email or note to provide us with your name, address, phone and email.

Brook Park City-Wide Wastewater Cross Connection Elimination Program

The purpose of this program is reduce and eventually eliminate one of the most common causes of residential basement flooding within the city. More specifically, numerous residential properties were constructed with cross connections between the residential sanitary and storm water discharge system wherein residential storm water from gutters and driveways is discharged into the public sanitary system. During heavy rainfall, in is not uncommon for the sanitary system to exceed system flow capacity causing back flow and backup into residential floor drains and sanitary facilities. Elimination of such backup/flooding events are will provide for the public health and welfare by eliminating the discharge of sanitary waste into residential homes. Elimination of the cross connections will also directly benefit residents by eliminating flooding and the homeowner time and expense required to remediate flood damage.

Brook Park’s Cross Connection Elimination Program will operate similarly to the sidewalk repair / replacement program and provide property owners an opportunity to minimize the cost of system repairs by partnering with the City. Homeowners and the City each pay 50% of the costs of the removal/replacement of cross connections. To qualify, a property must be zoned residential. Sanitary and storm water connections must be inspected by the City Building & Housing Department and certified to be in violation of City and/or State building codes.

A citywide contractor, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Building & Housing will schedule all qualified participants and complete all necessary work to City code/specifications.

Applications will be taken on a first come first serve basis until annually appropriated funds are exhausted. If you are interested this program, please call city hall, email us or send a note with your name, address, phone and email.

Homestead Exemption Program
The Homestead Exemption Program offers reductions in property taxes for senior citizens and disabled individuals that meet income qualifications. For more information on this program, call the Cuyahoga County Auditor’s office at 216-443-7050.

Taxpayer Liaison
The Taxpayer Liaison Department assists taxpayers in obtaining refunds on property tax overpayments. For more information about property tax overpayments, please call the Taxpayer Liaison Department at 216-443-7422.

Tax Escrow Account Management Program (T.E.A.M.)
The T.E.A.M. program is a free service of the Cuyahoga County Treasurer’s office. T.E.A.M. allows property owners in Cuyahoga County to pay their property taxes in easy monthly installments, avoiding large tax bills twice a year. For more information on the T.E.A.M. program, call 216-443-7420.

Heritage Home Loan Program (H.E.L.P.)
The H.E.L.P. program is a low interest home improvement loan program of the Cuyahoga County Treasurer’s office. The program reduces the lowest rate a bank will offer you by 3%. The H.E.L.P. program is available through participating banks in Cuyahoga County and has no maximum income limit. For more information on the H.E.L.P. program, call 216-443-2149.

Downloads available:

www.Heritage Home Loan Information Packet
Heritage Home Loan Application

Home Energy Assistance Program (H.E.A.P)
The Ohio Department of Development offers several programs to help low income Ohioans pay their utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. These programs are based on gross income of all adult household members. For more information, call HEAP’s toll free number 1-800-282-0880.

State of Ohio Programs

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Available Properties
For information about available properties, call the Department of Economic Development at 216.433.7032, or email at

Economic Development Loan Programs
Tax Increment Financing
Vacant Property Initiative Fund
Commercial Property Reutilization (formerly Brownfield Redevelopment Fund)

Vacant Properties Initiative Private Entity Application

Ford Motor Brook Park Casting Facility circa 1950

Ford Motor Brook Park Target Industrial – Advanced Manufacturing Campus




Brook Park, Ohio: Proud Home of NASA Glenn Research Center

Ford Motor Brook Park Casting Facility circa 1950

New Harley Davidson Dealership – West 150th & Brookpark: