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To save you time and a trip to our offices, the City of Sylvania provides online access to many of the forms and public documents you need. If you don't know which form or document you need, use the search function at the top of the screen. To search our ordinances, annual reports, or Police Division traffic reports go to the Document Search WebCenter. In the Search by Document Text area, type in a key word or phrase (for example, "banner permit" or "easement," choose the appropriate document category, choose whether to search by the exact term you typed or by any of the words you typed, and click SEARCH. 

FULL TEXT SEARCH of the city's codified ordinances and annual reports. 

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These are links to the most frequently used forms and documents, and to the latest reports to the community. If you can't find the form or document you need, please use the Contact Us page to explain what you're looking for, or call us at 419-885-8926.

Annual Reports

Mayor's Annual Report
Annual Financial Statements
Chief of Police Annual Report

Architectural Reviews (Zoning)

To view the Architectural Review Board meeting records click here.

Architectural Review Considerations
Board of Architectural Review Application

Boards & Commissions

For agendas and minutes, visit Boards & Commissions Meeting Records.

City Council

Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Packets and Audio

Current Year

Current Public Meeting Schedules

Sylvan-Gro Compost

Forest Products Price List is being updated - Please call 419-885-8992 for current prices.

Contractor Licenses (Zoning)

Sewer Builder License Application
Sewer Tapper's Bond Form
Sidewalk & Driveway Contractor's License Application
Sidewalk & Driveway Contractor's Bond Form

Feasibility Studies

Fire Study
Projected Financial Impacts of a Sylvania Township-Sylvania Merger

Financial Reports

City of Sylvania Financial and Debt Policy

Green Waste Pickup

Current Regular Pickup Schedule

Income Taxes

City Code, Chapter 171 - Income Tax 

Forms and Vouchers

Income Tax Forms
Employer Forms

Municipal Court Forms

Answer of Defendant
Dismissal/Satisfaction Entry
Notice of Mediation Hearing
Petition for Limited Driving Privileges
Precipe for Ordinary Mail Service
Small Claims Complaint

Permits (Zoning)

Construction/Demolition Permits & Regulation

Application and Permit for Construction and/or Repair Sidewalk, Driveway, Curb Cut, Curb Closure
Demolition Permit
Part Thirteen - Building Code 
Swimming Pool Permit
Zoning Permit (Certificate of Zoning for new dwellings, additions, accessory buildings, remodeling existing buildings)
Additions and Accessory Building Residential Districts Drawing Requirements

Event Permits & Regulations

Block Party Permit Application
Solicitor/Peddler Permit Application 
Tag Day Application
Parade/Assembly/Event Permit Application

2014 Fall Festival Forms

Parade Rules
Parade Participant Form
Booth/Vendor Rules
Booth/Vendor Registration Form 

Sign Permits & Regulations

LED Sign Application
LED Sign Policy
Banner Permit

Banner Regulations, Section 1166.07 (h)(2)(A.) of the Sylvania Codified Ordinances
Sign Application
Sign Permits in the City of Sylvania
Street Banner Application/Permit
Chapter 1166 Sign Regulations

Refuse Pickup

Current Schedule 

Refuse Fees

Refuse Fees Q & A 
Application for Exemption Based on Income 
Application for Exemption Based on Sylvania Taxes Paid 
Street Listing


Automatic Payment Plan Information and Authorization Form
Backflow Test and Maintenance Report
Updated Contact Information (Word Document)



Application for Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Application for Zoning Variance
Citizen Complaint Form
Part Eleven - Planning and Zoning Code
Zoning Map