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City of Painesville

The City of Painesville is one of 23 municipalities in Lake County in northeast Ohio. Covering 7.903 square miles, the City of Painesville is bounded on the north by the Villages of Grand River and Fairport Harbor; on the east by Painesville township; on the south by Concord township; and on the west by the City of Mentor. Painesville is located 30 miles east of the City of Cleveland and approximately 2.5 miles south of Lake Erie.
Find Information about: Elected City Officials, City Departments, Boards & Commissions, Agendas & Minutes, News & Current Events, City Code, Community Photo Album, Documents Archive, Employment Opportunities, Maps, Community Calendar, Local Links, Citizen’s Requests and Questions, and Demographic Information.

7 Richmond Street

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Phone: (440) 352-9301

Congressman Steve LaTourette

1 Victoria Square

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Phone: (440) 352-3939

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Cleveland Jurisdiction

The FBI works around the globe to combat the most dangerous criminal and security threats facing our country—from international and domestic terrorists to spies on U.S. soil…from cyber villains to corrupt government officials…from mobsters to violent street thugs…from child predators to serial killers.

National Security Priorities:
1. Protect the United States from terrorist attack
2. Protect the United States against foreign intelligence operations and espionage
3. Protect the United States against cyber-based attacks and high-technology crimes

Criminal Priorities
4. Combat public corruption at all levels
5. Protect civil rights
6. Combat transnational/national criminal organizations and enterprises
7. Combat major white-collar crime
8. Combat significant violent crime

Specialized capabilities: evidence recovery & processing, computer forensics, tactical support and crisis response, bomb recovery & analysis, hazardous materials, translation.

56 Liberty Street #302

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Phone: (440) 354-9927

Lake County Courts

With four judges and 41 employees, the Lake County Common Pleas Court, General Division, has jurisdiction to hear criminal felony cases where the penalty imposed could be community control (probation) up to life imprisonment, or in some cases, death. The court hears civil cases with no limit on the amount that can be awarded. In addition, it hears appeals from the decisions of state and local administrative agencies.
Cases are randomly assigned in each of the categories of civil, criminal, stalking, and foreclosure, in equal numbers, to each of the four judges of the General Division.

47 North Park Place

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Phone: (440) 350-2500

Lake County Government

Our website will provide you with an overview of Lake County Government, but will not serve as a substitute for a visit here. Come and see first hand the many benefits we have to offer your business and your family.
Welcome to Lake County!

105 Main Street

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Phone: (440) 350-2745

Lake County Educational Service Center

In accordance with Ohio Revised Code, one of the basic and most fundamental functions of the Educational Service Center of Lake County is to assist with the administrative and service functions for these school districts. Accordingly, funds and personnel shall serve this basic purpose.
Professional Services: Leadership Initiatives, Professional Development, School Improvement Initiatives, Curriculum and Instructional Support
Personal Services: Employment Opportunities, Local Professional Development Committee, Licensure/Certification, Highly Qualified Teacher, FBI/BCI information.

30 South Park Place

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Phone: (440) 350-2563

Lake County Planning Commission

Connecting People, Tools & Trends to Form a Vision of the Future”
The site contains a vast array of information on topics ranging from subdivision of land to demographic analysis and local zoning. In time, this site will serve as a clearing house for all things Lake County. We will continue to provide links to useful and timely information. The site also includes downloadable forms and reports that were traditionally only available in hard copy format at our Painesville office.

125 East Erie Street

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Phone: (440) 350-2740

Lake County Port Authority

The Lake County Port Authority was created in February 2007 to promote projects that will provide for the creation of jobs and employment opportunities and improve the economic welfare of the people residing in Lake County. The Port Authority is also authorized by state law to enhance, foster, aid, provide or promote transportation, economic development, housing, recreation, governmental operations, culture or research.
Our Services:
Business Financing: Fixed-rate Bond Fund Programs, Conduit Financing Programs, SBA 504 Loans, Lake County Microloan Program
Brownfield Reclamation: Facilitate redevelopment, Assist in funding sources
Public Infrastructure: Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessments
Small Business Development Center (SBDC): Free counselling and training programs for small businesses and would-be entrepreneurs
Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC): Assistance for established business to successfully enter the government contracting marketplace
International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC): Assistance for businesses interested in importing and exporting
Site Selection: Assistance in finding locations for businesses looking to relocate in Lake County
Enterprise Zone: Special tax incentives are offered to businesses that agree to invest in capital improvements and create jobs

1 Victoria Square #265A

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Phone: (440) 357-2290

Morley Library

Morley Library shall be a community resource, available to all, contributing to the quality of life in its service area by:
• Providing information for life-long learning and recreation in an organized, professional manner;
• Extending outreach to encourage Library use;
• Serving as a focal point for the community.
Services: Library cards, Material Reserves and Renewals, Drive-up Window & Book Drop, Homebound Delivery, Use of Reference Materials.
“I was sad to see the old Morley Library go, but the new one is beautiful. It has great parking and my favorite thing is the key fob for you library card… The staff is very helpful and let you know that they are happy to find what your looking for or give you a tour of the new building ..I enjoy using this library every bit as much as the old one.”-Pat C. (

184 Phelps Street

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Phone: (440) 352-3383

Painesville Municipal Court

Today the Painesville Municipal Court provides many of the same services that it did when it was established in 1927. In addition, the Court handles traffic and ordinance violations, small claims (less than $3000.00), misdemeanors, civil, evictions, and preliminary hearings in felony cases.
The Court has jurisdiction over the following areas: Concord Township, Fairport Harbor Village, Grand River Village, Leroy Township, Madison Township, Madison Village, North Perry Village, Painesville City, Painesville Township, Perry Township, and Perry Village.
The Painesville Municipal Court will be a leader among Ohio Municipal Courts in the provision of justice, innovative programming, financial efficiency, service to people and protection of the public’s safety.
The Painesville Municipal Court will provide timely, fair and cost effective disposition of all matters properly presented to the court. The court staff will serve the public and foster a friendly accessible environment, treating individuals with dignity, respect, honesty and fairness.

7 Richmond Street

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Phone: (440) 392-5900

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Programs & Services: Reentry, Education, Offender Workforce Development, Citizen Circle, Intensive Program Prisons, Community Service, Victim Services, Agricultural and Farm Services, ORAS

84 North State Street

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Phone: (440)-357-5040