Per City Of Lorain codified ordinance 373.12, “No person who resides within this City shall ride a bicycle on any street or upon any public path set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles unless such bicycle has been licensed and a license sticker is attached thereto as provided herein.”
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Building, Housing & Planning Programs
Take a look at building, housing and Planning programs.
Learn about the Development areas available.
The City of Lorain's Department of Building, Housing and Planning's Fair Housing Administrator is tasked with promoting economic opportunities through the elimination of housing discrimination, by promoting diverse, inclusive neighborhoods throughout the city.
Garbage & Waste Information
Learn more about when your garbage and recycling will be picked up.
Parks & Facilities
Check out area parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.
Property Maintenance Codes
On April 2, 2007 the City of Lorain passed legislation (Ordinance 43-07) to replace its current property maintenance codes with the International Property Maintenance Codes published by the International Code Council.
Report a Sewer Problem
If you are experiencing a sewer problem, report it and we will assist you as best as possible.
Storm Water Outreach
Whether you install a rain barrel, shrink your lawn by planting some native plants, start a compost pile with your yard wastes, or use local organic fertilizers on your garden instead of a synthetic option, you will be making a huge contribution to the health of our Great Lake Erie.
Who to Call in the City for Answers
Unsure of who to call when you spot a broken traffic light? Stop sigh? Seen a lost dog? Find the telephone numbers to report.
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