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

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NEWSFLASH: Stay informed on your community!

  • Curbside Brush Pickup

    Curbside Brush Pickup

    Next Scheduled Pick-Up:  Week of June 22nd
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, June 21st
    Pick-up is the week of the 4th Monday of each month
    See Policy and 2020 Schedule

  • Planning & Zoning Meeting

    Planning & Zoning Meeting

    Date:   Monday, June 8, 2020
    Time:   7:00 p.m.
    Place: 400 N High St

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Mosquito Spraying

    Mosquito Spraying

    Next Spraying ~ Wednesday, June 10th

    Time:  7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

    Full Schedule

  • Having a Garage Sale? No permit needed this year

    Having a Garage Sale? No permit needed this year

    Residents are able to hold garage sales and permits will NOT be issued this year.
    Please follow the guidelines "Garage Sales and Outdoor Retail Sales - COVID-19 Checklist" as set forth by the Ohio Dept of Health HERE

  • Splash Pad ~ CLOSED

    Splash Pad ~ CLOSED

    Closed for the entire 2020 season due to COVID-19
    Requirements set forth by the State are prohibitive from a cost and personnel aspect for the city.

  • Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation Programs

    Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation Programs

    Electric ~ Flat Rate: 5.05¢ per kWh, Term: Jul 2020 to July 2023, Supplier: Energy Harbor
    Natural Gas ~ Flat Rate: $3.26 per Mcf, Term: Nov 2019 thru Oct 2021, Supplier: Constellation Energy Services

    More Information 

  • City Council ~ 2020

    City Council ~ 2020

    Front Row - Kathy Fleischer, President Kevin Piros, Vice-President Scott Rowley, Patti Keller 
    Back Row - Richard McClain, Don Moore, Jim Bradley
    To contact a Councilmember click here

  • Pay your Water/Sewer Bill Online

    Pay your Water/Sewer Bill Online

    To pay your bill, view usage history, and/or enroll in autopay/eBilling, click here:
    Please see IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding payments with 3rd party vendors. If you have any questions, please call the city at (330) 637-3916.
  • Drinking Water Report

    Drinking Water Report

    2019 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report

    This report will be included in your next bill

  • This is Cortland, Ohio!

    This is Cortland, Ohio!

    Please watch this amazing video of our City...
    Welcome to Cortland, Ohio!
    Courtesy of Cortland resident, Bob Coller

  • Charter Review Commission Meeting

    Charter Review Commission Meeting

    Date:   Tuesday, June 9th
    Time:   6:00 p.m.
    Place:  City Hall 400 N High St

  • COVID-19 Information

    COVID-19 Information

    Click here for a letter from Mayor Petrosky dated May 21, 2020
    The City Administration Building remains closed to the public until further notice, but we are available by phone, email and by appointment, if necessary. 
    All pertinent information regarding COVID-19 as it relates to the City and State of Ohio can be found on the city's homepage under the "Newsflash"

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Please click a link below for important information from the City of Cortland, State of Ohio and CDC:

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.

Mosquito Lake is Ohio's second largest lake at 7,850 acres and ranked the 7th Best Ice Fishing Lakes in Ohio.  It is one of the best ice fishing spots for walleye in Ohio.

The City is very proud to be 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

Office Hours:
Weekdays 8:00 to 4:30
(Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

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