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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 Mayor Deidre Petrosky
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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!

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    7:00 p.m.


  • Snow Sled Hill

    Snow Sled Hill

    Hours:  Dawn to Dusk

    Located at the Eastlake MetroPark, 433 N Mecca St (St Rt 46)

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Council Meeting Videos

    Council Meeting Videos

  • City of Cortland Welcome Bags

    City of Cortland Welcome Bags

    Would your Cortland Business/Organization like to participate in the

    City Welcome Bags for new residents moving into the community?  

    More Information

  • Public Notices and Bid Postings

    Public Notices and Bid Postings

  • Civic Opportunity!

    Civic Opportunity!

    There are openings for positions on the Charter Review Commission. If interested, please send a letter of interest to the Mayor at 400 N High St, Cortland OH 44410 or email by Tuesday, January 28, 2020.
    For more information about the Charter Review Commission (Charter Section 15.03), click here.

  • Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Monday, January 20, 2020
    City Offices Closed

    Trash collection will run as regularly scheduled. There will be no interruption of service due to the holiday.

  • 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.
  • Winter Reminders

    Winter Reminders

    Do not blow or pile snow/ice that obstructs the vision of motorists on city streets.
    Clearing of snow/ice on sidewalks is the responsibility of the property owner.
    Please be mindful that city snow plows need to clear the streets.

  • This is Cortland Ohio!

    This is Cortland Ohio!

    Check out this amazing video of the City of Cortland

    Welcome to Cortland, Ohio!

    Courtesy of Cortland resident, Bob Coller

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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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