Who to Call in the City for Answers

Problems & Who to Call


Broken or Inoperable Traffic Light

  • Street Department Phone: 440-244-4294

Broken or Inoperable Street Light

  • First Energy Phone: 800-633-4766 or online

Broken or Missing Street Sign

  • Street Department Phone: 440-244-7494

Broken Fire Hydrant or Water Main Break

  • Water Distribution Phone: 440-204-2285

Construction or Home Improvement Permits

  • Building, Housing, and Planning Phone: 440-204-2045

Pot Holes

  • Street Department Phone: 440-244-4294

Broken or Damaged Storm Drain

  • Sewer Department Phone: 440-204-2200

Dog Catcher

  • Lorain County Dog Warden Phone: 440-326-5995

Blighted Home

  • Building, Housing, and Planning Phone: 440-204-2045

Junk, Inoperable or Expired License Plates on Vehicles

  • Police Department Phone: 440-204-2115

High Grass

  • Phone: 440-204-2283