City of Lorain's Opportunity Space

The Department of Building, Housing & Planning ("BHP") has digitized the process for interested individuals and businesses seeking vacant, city-owned land to construct housing, extend their yard(s) , or relocate/expand business.  Lorain's Opportunity Space  allows for interested persons to inquire on the location of existing Community Reinvestment Areas (CRA's) for potential tax abatement; available city-owned commercial buildings and land for business relocation/expansion for sale/lease; and  parcels for sale via the City of Lorain's Land Reutilization Program (not to be confused with the County Land Bank). full story

Lorain Police Safety Town

 Lorain Police Safety Town will run the weeks of June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, and July 18th.  Please see attachment for full details. additional information

Lorain County Emergency Alert Registration

Sign up here for Lorain County Alerts! full story

Lorain Police 2013 Annual Report

Attached please find copy of the 2013 Annual Report for the Lorain Police Department. additional information

Obtain Birth Certificates from anywhere in Ohio

A birth certificate can be obtained for a person born anywhere in the State of Ohio.  We accept cash & all major credit cards, no personal checks.  You can get a birth certificate in our lobby while you wait (usually 5-15 minutes), by mail or on our website