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2013 Corporate Sponsor
Services & Record Center
Save the Date!
Member Appreciation Picnic
FREE for Solon Chamber Members and their employees!
Thursday, June 20, 2013
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Annual Solon Chamber Golf Outing
Thursday, September 12, 2013
10:00 a.m. Start
Grantwood Golf Course
If you are new to the Solon area, are considering relocating to our city, or are interested in learning more about Solon, this information is provided to assist you.
Location: S.E. Cuyahoga County
Access: U.S. 422, I-271, I-480
Land Area: 22 square miles
Zoned Industrial: 2,200 acres
Median age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $78,903
Median sales price single home
2005 - $262,000
Basic tax rate: 83.40 mills
Effective commercial/industrial tax rate: 74.79mills
Effective residential tax rate: 65.17 mills
Local income tax: 2.0%
Solon City school enrollment: 5,246
Pupil/teacher ratio: 14:24
City Parks & Rec. Areas: 9
City Parks & Rec. Areas (acres): 18,500
City Hall: (440) 248-1155
City Hall TDD: (440) 248-1176
Planning and Development: (440) 349-6327
Electricity in Solon is provided by the Illuminating Company, located at 1301 E. 6th St, in Cleveland, Ohio. To initiate service, new residents may call 1-800-589-3101. At that time, an appointment can be set up for an Illuminating Company technician to come to your new residence for a meter reading, and service will be set up at that time.
Solon residents can obtain basic network services, premium channels and other cable services through Time Warner Cable. You may call them at 216-691-0800 for information and prices regarding cable packages, digital service, etc.
New students attending Solon City Schools must call the school administration at 440-248-1600 to set up a registration appointment. The administration building is located at 33800 Inwood Rd, Solon Ohio. REGISTRATION IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The following items must be provided at the time of registration:
Adult identification of parent registering child, a notarized affidavit of residency submitted with proof of residency, an original or certified Birth Certificate, Immunization records, Social Security Card, certified copy of any court records establishing custody of student, a transfer slip from previous school, students' last report card, proficiency test results and transcripts.
Please contact the Solon City Schools for further information.
Local telephone service is provided by AT&T. They are located at 45 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland Ohio 44114. Home customers need to call 800-660-3000 to set up an appointment for service connection. No deposit is required, but you will need to provide sufficient identification to Ameritech for service. A basic connection charge of $36.50 will be applied to your first bill. This fee could be higher depending on the services that the phone company installs.
You will need to contact a long-distance provider independently from AT&T or another provider to initiate long-distance service.
The City of Solon provides free trash service to its residents; you may contact the Solon Service Department at 440-248-5834 for pick-up schedules in your neighborhood. For questions regarding Storm Sewers, please contact Solon City Hall at 440-349-6745.
The City of Solon is part of the City of Cleveland Water Department, located at 1201 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. You will need to contact the water department to set up your water bill for Solon at 216-664-3130.
New Residents to Ohio must obtain a new driver's license, an Ohio title for your Motor vehicle, and new license plates as soon as possible. Once you are an Ohio resident, the courts of Ohio consider 30 days the maximum grace period for changing your registration. If you have a valid out-of-state license that has not expired, you can get an Ohio driver license upon satisfactory completion of a vision test, and a written and sign test.
To obtain the address of the nearest Deputy Registrar License Agency to your home, please call 1-800-589-TAGS.
For title registration, you must first have your vehicle inspected at a license agency or at most new car dealerships. There is a $3.00 fee for this service.
Title registration is processed through the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, Auto Title Department, at 1261 Superior Ave, Cleveland Ohio. Finally, take your title to the license bureau where the deputy registrar will collect your fees, register your vehicle and issue your plates.
Please note, auto insurance is required of all drivers in the state of Ohio, and all children under the age of 12 must ride in the back seat of vehicles. All children 40 pounds and under must use a child safety restraint at all times.
The following Chamber members would be happy to assist you with your housing and relocation needs.
The Gallman Group
Howard Hanna Realty
Kathleen Sirna Bergansky
Keller Williams Southeast
Howard Hanna Real Estate
Keller Williams Greater Cleveland
Howard Hanna Real Estate
32450 Cromwell Drive
Solon, Ohio 44139
Solon Park Apartments
34700 Park East Drive, A-101
Solon, Ohio 44139