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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

    Pick-up for the entire city is the week of the 4th Monday of each month.

    Next scheduled pick up:  Week of September 24th

    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, September 23rd

    See the policy and 2018 schedule here

  • Halloween Trick or Treat

    Halloween Trick or Treat

    Wednesday, October 31st

    6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    Have Fun and Be Safe!

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    7:00 p.m.

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Public Notices and Bid Postings

    Public Notices and Bid Postings

  • Are you planning a Garage Sale this season?

    Are you planning a Garage Sale this season?

  • Splash Pad ~ Open until further notice

    Splash Pad ~ Open until further notice

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

    Located at Pearl Park, 140 Pearl St
    Open Memorial Day through Labor Day
  • Fall Clean Up

    Fall Clean Up

    October 4th and 5th - Items will be collected with your regular garbage pick up

    Republic Brochure


  • City Council ~ 2018

    City Council ~ 2018

    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


    On April 17 2018, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announces the launch of the City of Cortland online checkbooks on

    Pictured (left to right) Dan Risko (Treasurer's Office), Mayor Jim Woofter, Council President Deidre Petrosky and Finance Director Patti Gibson  

  • Housing Assistance Programs

    Housing Assistance Programs

    The Trumbull County Planning Commission administers multiple housing assistance programs available to Cortland residents who meet the eligibility requirements.

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  • Is Open Burning Allowed in Cortland?

    Is Open Burning Allowed in Cortland?

  • Fire Hydrant Flushing/Testing - COMPLETED

    Fire Hydrant Flushing/Testing - COMPLETED

    COMPLETED ~ Begins September 17th. The work will be performed Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m until completed. Residents may experience discoloration of water. While this discolored water is safe to drink, it is best to flush the pipes by turning on all cold-water faucets. The discoloration should be removed in less than 5 minutes. The City suggests residents refrain from washing any white clothing during these times.

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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

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

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