Division of Assessments and Licenses

The Division of Assessments and Licenses provides administrative, regulatory and financial services for constituents and other city divisions.  Services include:

  • Issuance and enforcement of various permits and licenses
  • Business tax administration
  • Invoice and/or collection of special improvement districts, assessments, and other city services
  • Inspection of weighing and measuring devices throughout the City of Cleveland

Domestic Partner Registry

Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm ▪ 601 Lakeside Ave, Room 122, 44114

Application Form

Registrants for Domestic Partnerships* must be 18 or older, and neither may be married or in an existing domestic partnership with someone else. Registrants can deliver or mail a completed application form and $55 to the Division of Assessments and Licenses at the above address. Acceptable forms of in-person payment include money order, check, or cashiers check (made out to the City of Cleveland); cash, or credit/debit card. Photo ID is required to enter the building. Those registering via mail may pay by check or money order only.

* “non-marital committed relationships of two adults of the same or different sex who share a common residence and affirm that they share responsibility for each other’s common welfare”