Streets & Transportation

The City of Elyria Street Department is responsible for maintaining the city streets to ensure public safety.The Engineering Department oversees all street resurfacing projects within the City. If you feel your street is in need of resurfacing or if there was a problem with this year’s resurfacing project, please notify your local Councilman and/or the City Engineering Department. To report a pothole, city street, request a traffic count, or to inform an engineer about a sign or guardrail damage, please contact the Engineering Department at 440-326-1444 or click here to use our online reporting form. 

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Senior Services

Elyria seniors may take advantage of city and county programs to assist with transit and housing, as well as community resources offered to aid with emotional support, health, home assessment, care coordination and more.

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Housing

Elyria has been among the cities hardest hit by the housing crisis. Councilman Madison has fought for policies to address the housing crisis, keep families in their homes, and address high rental property and abandoned homes. He has also played a lead role in helping to stabilize the community by advocating for funding to buy vacant foreclosed properties that can become a magnet for crime and vandalism in the 5th Ward. Click here to report issues like vacant or abandoned homes, illegal dumping, or overgrown weeds.

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Art & Recreation

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Community & Public Safety

Every day in Lorain County, someone is in need of essential services - from finding substance abuse treatment to securing food for their family. Find resources for what to do before, during and after an emergency. 

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