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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 August 24th
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, August 23rd
    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, August 10, 2020
    Time:   7:00 p.m.
    Place:  City Hall, 400 N High St

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Mosquito Spraying

    Mosquito Spraying

    Next Spraying ~ Wednesday, August 19th
    Time:  7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

    Full Schedule

  • Garage Sales - Permits waived this year

    Garage Sales - Permits waived this year

    With the City Administration Building closed to the public due to COVID-19, all garage sale permits will be waived this year. Please follow the guidelines and "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 

  • Fall Clean Up

    Fall Clean Up

    October 1st and 2nd - Items will be collected with your regular garbage pick up

    Republic Brochure 

  • 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

  • Annual Asphalt Resurfacing

    Annual Asphalt Resurfacing

    Tentative Start Date:  Week of Sept 7th
    The City has identified the following streets to be resurfaced this year: Huntington Trail, Leckrone Way, Ruby Lane, and Terre Hill Drive. Portions of: Bayview Drive (Delbert Street to eastern city limits), Deer Creek Trail (Fawn Lane to cul-de-sac), Turquoise Drive (Diamond Way to Ruby Lane), Wae Trail (Lakeview Drive to Terre Hill Drive), Whitetail Run (Fawn Lane to cul-de-sac), Aspen Place, Beechwood Drive (small portion), Brookview Drive, Greenbriar Drive (Gemwae Drive to Aspen Place), Oakdale Place, Spring Creek Drive (small portion), Thornhill Drive, and Vinetree Place

  • 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.
  • North Mecca Waterline Replacement Project

    North Mecca Waterline Replacement Project

    Work in Progress
    This project will improve the delivery of water along North Mecca Street to the northern corporation limits. Please try to avoid this area. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • 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

  • Keep Wipes Out of Pipes!

    Keep Wipes Out of Pipes!

    Other than the obvious, the only item that should be flushed is toilet tissue

    More Information

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  • City Administration Building is closed to the public until further notice
  • City of Water/Sewer Billing~ Effective July 24th, the City of Cortland may shut water off for non-payment. If you are in shut off status and are having trouble paying your bill please call the City at 330-637-4263 to make payment arrangements.
  • Ohio Dept of Health
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Food Pantry Map to assist in finding food and supplies

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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