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Application for Public Gathering
Public Meeting
Block Party
Other Public Gathering
Application for Seasonal Employment
Carnivals, Festivals & Other Entertainment App
City of Lorain Employee Manual - October 2012
CRA Application
The City of Lorain’s Department of Public Safety/Service will serve as the responsible department for the processing of Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) applications within the five (5) CRA Zones located throughout the City.

CRA applications will only be accepted during normal business hours, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Garage Sale Permit Application
Parade & Special Events Application & Ordinance
Solicitor Application
Street Vendors/Peddlers License