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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 Chipping

    Curbside Brush Chipping

    Week of April 26th
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, April 25th.
    (The program is always the week of the 4th Monday each month)
    See Rules/Regulations and the 2021 Schedule here 

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Monday, April 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
    To join and participate in this Zoom Meeting, please click the following link: TBA

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Spring Clean Up

    Spring Clean Up

    April 29th and April 30th
    Items will be collected with your regular garbage pick up.
    Republic Brochure 

  • Scrap Tire Program

    Scrap Tire Program

    April 5th thru April 30th
    Drop off 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the City Service Garage (Willow Park)
    More Info

  • City Council - 2021

    City Council - 2021

    Front Row - Kathy Fleischer, President Kevin Piros, Vice-President Scott Rowley, Don Moore 
    Back Row - John Picuri, Dick McClain, 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: https://cortlandoh.authoritypay.com/. Please see IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding payments with 3rd party vendors. If you have any questions, please call the City at (330) 637-3916.
     
  • Veterans Memorial

    Veterans Memorial

    Pavers for the Cortland Veterans Memorial are still available for purchase. 
    Please click here for the order form, or you may pick one up at Cortland Mower

  • This is Cortland, Ohio!

    This is Cortland, Ohio!

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

  • Kudos to Cortland

    Kudos to Cortland

    "Kudos to Cortland" is a Cortland Community Recognition Program to reward actions of residents for doing positive things impacting the community and residents.  If you would like to nominate a Cortland resident, send an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    More Information

  • Report Unemployment Fraud

    Report Unemployment Fraud

    Unemployment fraud is on the rise!
    If you are a victim, go to unemployment.ohio.gov  to report it.
    You may also call the Ohio State Highway Patrol at (330) 898-2311to file a police report.

  • Cortland Strategic Plan

    Cortland Strategic Plan

    In December 2020, the City announced there would be a "Public Opinion Survey" to gather input and ideas from residents and businesses - identifying what the public wants to see the community become in the future. The survey will be released in May in various formats. An electronic version will be available through the City’s enews and website. A paper copy will be inserted into the next edition of the Cortland News, in homes May 1st. The survey can be mailed back to City Hall or dropped off at locations within the City. The surveys need to be returned by Monday, May 31st. Details to follow!

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COVID-19 Information:


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 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.

COVID-19 Information:


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 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
              330-637-3916               

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

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