Key to the City
Keys to the City are an honor bestowed by the City upon distinguished persons and honored guests of the City of Cleveland. It symbolizes outstanding civic contributions of the recipients.
These ceremonial declarations are issued for the following reasons:
- Recognition of action or service above and beyond the call of duty;
- Recognition of extraordinary achievement;
- Supporting actions that improve the quality of life of the City of Cleveland community or
- Raise public awareness of issues that directly affect the City of Cleveland community.
Please note, ceremonial documents do not have any legislative value.