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Administration Office:
ph: 330-637-3916
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410

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View the duties and information of Cortland's Mayor.
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City Council shall be composed of seven (7) members.
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The Charter of Cortland was adopted by the voters on November 4, 1980.
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Learn about Cortland's Planning, Zoning, & Building Commission
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Learn more about The Parks & Recreation Board.
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Learn about Cortland's Civil Service Commission
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Learn more about Cortland's Fire Chief.
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View & contact the Fire & EMS staff at Cortland's Fire Department
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Frequently asked questions from Cortland's Fire & EMS Department.
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Learn about Cortland's Chief of Police, Thomas A. Andrews
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View the Police Department's Weekly Blotter
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Frequently asked questions from Cortland's Police Department
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Learn more about Cortland's Service Director.
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View past, present & future Service Department projects.
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View the Service Department Members of Cortland, Ohio
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Zoning & Development: Requests, Commissions, Permits & Regulations
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View frequently asked questions about Cortland's Zoning Department
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Water/Sewer Billing
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Water System
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Sewer System
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Playgrounds, Sports Fields/Courts, Splash Pad, Skate Park, Sled Hill, Picnic Areas and more!
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Check out our Calendar of Events.
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View the local business directory for the City of Cortland.
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NEWSFLASH: Stay informed on your community!

  • Curbside Brush Pickup

    Curbside Brush Pickup

    The Curbside Brush Pickup Program resumes in April

    First scheduled pick up:  Week of April 23rd

    See the policy and 2018 schedule here

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Monday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m.

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Public Notices and Bid Postings

    Public Notices and Bid Postings

  • Spring Clean Up

    Spring Clean Up

    April 26th / April 27th

    Items will be collected with your regular garbage pick up.  More Info

  • Scrap Tire Program

    Scrap Tire Program

    April 9th - May 4th

    Drop off 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the City Service Garage (Willow Park)

    More Info

  • Summer Job Opportunity

    Summer Job Opportunity

    The Service Department is accepting applications for summer employment. Ideal candidates are students on summer break over the age of 18. The employment generally runs from June through August and consists of a 40 hour work week. Click here for an application

  • Are you planning a Garage Sale this season?

    Are you planning a Garage Sale this season?

  • City Council

    City Council

    Cortland City Council ~ 2018

    Front Row - Patti Keller, President Deidre Petrosky, Vice-President Kevin Piros, Kathy Fleischer
    Back Row - James Edwards, Don Moore, Scott Rowley

  • Please Note

    As of Monday, February 26th, the City Administration Building will be closed each day from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m.

    Payments can be placed in the secure drop box to the right of the front door during this time

  • Do you need transportation?

    Do you need transportation?

    The City of Cortland is a participating community of the Trumbull County Transit System which offers community rides to Cortland residents at discounted fares.

    More information 

  • Cortland Veterans Memorial

    Cortland Veterans Memorial

    Cortland plans to build a Veterans Memorial at Point Park to honor those who have served, and those who continue to serve our country. You can purchase an engraved paver to honor a veteran, or buy a paver and be recognized as a contributor or sponsor here. For more info vist

  • Armed Forces Day

    Armed Forces Day

    Saturday, May 19th

    Please join us in observing Armed Forces Day at 3:00 p.m. at Point Park



    Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announces the launch of the City of Cortland online checkbooks on

    Ohio checkbook logo     Press Release

  • Primary Election ~ May 8, 2018

    Primary Election ~ May 8, 2018

    Ohio voters will decide a number of local issues and races.  Ohioans will also have the chance to vote on one statewide ballot issue:

    Issue 1 - Proposed Constitutional Amendment:  Creates a bipartisan, public process for drawing congressional districts

    2018 State Issues Report

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The City of Cortland is a growing community - one that is moving ahead while still maintaining the charm that keeps us unique. We offer a growing retail shopping area, including a large variety of specialty shops. Because of our location, light industry is encouraged as we continue to expand. The city also has numerous professional services available for individual needs

Cortland is located in the heart of Trumbull County, adjacent to Mosquito Reservoir and State Park. State highways 5 and 46 are both accessible through the city. We are also a short distance from Interstate 80 via State Route 11.

The City is very proud it was ranked  #1 Place to Retire in the State of Ohio (2015 and 2016)#1 Safest Community in Trumbull County (2015) , one of the Top Ten most charming Villages/Small Cities in Ohio (2016), Top 50 Safest Cities in Ohio (2017) and featured in "Our Towns" of The Business Journal.

We are committed to providing the information our residents and visitors need about the city. Any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email us by clicking the button to the right.

Administration Office:
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410

Administration Office Hours:
Weekdays 8:00 to 4:30

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