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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

    Scheduled Pick-Up:  Week of April 27th
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, April 26th
    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, April 13, 2020
    Time:  7:00 p.m.
    Place: Meetings will temporarily be held electronically, not in person, due to the COVID-19 Outbreak.  To join the meeting via Zoom video conferencing, click HERE

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Public Notices and Bid Postings

    Public Notices and Bid Postings

  • Spring Clean Up

    Spring Clean Up

    April 30th and May 1st - Items will be collected with your regular trash collection day.

    Republic Services Information

  • Scrap Tire Program

    Scrap Tire Program

    April 6th - May 1st
    Drop off 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the City Service Garage (Willow Park)
    More Info

  • Summer Job Opportunity

    Summer Job Opportunity

    The Service Department is accepting applications for summer employment. Ideal candidates are students on summer break, over the age of 18. Employment generally runs from June through August, consisting of a 40 hour work week. Applications can be found here.

  • City Offices will be Closed

    City Offices will be Closed

    Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday

  • 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

    Now accepting credit card payments! To pay your bill, view usage history, and enroll in autopay/eBilling click here.  If you have questions, 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, April 14th
    Time:   6:00 p.m.
    Place:  Cortland City Hall, 400 N High St

  • 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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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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