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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, David Morris
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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

    Next Scheduled Pick-Up:  Week of July 22nd
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, July 21st
    Pick-up is the week of the 4th Monday of each month
    See the policy and 2019 schedule here

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Monday, July 15, 2019

    7:00 p.m.


  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Public Notices and Bid Postings

    Public Notices and Bid Postings

  • Mosquito Spraying

    Mosquito Spraying

    Next scheduled spraying:  Wednesday, July 24th

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

    Full Schedule

  • Planning a Garage Sale?

    Planning a Garage Sale?

  • Splash Pad

    Splash Pad

    Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily

    Located at Pearl Park, 140 Pearl St

    Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day

  • City Council ~ 2019

    City Council ~ 2019

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

    To contact a council member click here

  • Door-to-Door Soliciting

    Door-to-Door Soliciting

    Peddlers/Solicitors are required to have a City permit on them at all times
    Permitted Hours:  10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time, No Sundays or holidays
    Residents can be put on the City's "DO NO SOLICIT" list. Call 330-637-3011 Complete Ordinance O-14-16

  • Construction


    The City Service Dept is installing storm sewer pipe on a section of South Colonial (Just south of Maple Ave to East Main St)

  • Little Free Library

    Little Free Library

    The newest addition to Pearl Park is the Little Free Library stocked with a variety of books for all to enjoy! Anyone can stop by and take a book. Once finished, you can return it, replace it, or keep it.  Visit for more information.  Thank you Curt and Gerri Moll for building and sharing this with our community!

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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.

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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