What’s Happening in Sylvania?
Check this page for highlighted events and current announcements. This page, as well as Facebook and Twitter, are ways that we can communicate with our residents and others in order to bring them the most up-to-date information.
2023 Shred Day is on Saturday, April 22nd
Gather all that you want to shred and bring it to the Annual Shred Day from 9:00am-1:00pm behind the Courthouse entering off of Monroe Street.
Monroe St. Construction & Silica Dr. Bridge Closure – Monday, March 27, 2023
Monroe Street will also be converted to a one-way westbound pattern between Main Street and Silica Drive at this time. Information on the Monroe/Silica Improvements Project and Silica Bridge Replacement Project can be found at:
CLICK HERE for Press Release
Important Information on Managing Through a Power Outage From First Energy
Please click here to read important information on how to manage safely through a power outage. With the possible threat of severe weather on the horizon, we want all our residents to stay safe and be informed.
Downtown Transportation Improvements Project & Downtown Vision Planning
CLICK HERE for exciting information on 2 new projects getting underway in the near future.
Keeping Rights-of-Way Clear From Obstructions
A letter has recently been sent out to some City residents regarding rights-of-way obstructions. CLICK HERE to view the letter and to stay informed.
Sylvania Consumer Confidence Report
The City of Sylvania’s water system met all EPA drinking water health standards for the 2021 calendar year. An electronic copy of the Consumer Confidence Report can be found at www.cityofsylvania.com/ccr. Paper copies can be picked up at the Utility Billing Office, or mailed to you. If you would like to request a copy call 419-885-8733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIF District Being Considered for Downtown Area
The City of Sylvania is considering establishing a TIF (Tax Increment Financing) in the Downtown Area. To find out more about a TIF please click on the links below. If you have any questions on this contact Bill Sanford with the City of Sylvania at 419-885-0482 or email@example.com.
Did You Know Mobile Food Truck Registration is a Yearly Requirement?
The City of Sylvania requires all mobile food venders to obtain a City of Sylvania Registration to operate a mobile food vehicle in the City. This is a yearly requirement (January – December) and is required prior to operating in the City of Sylvania.
There are four steps to take to obtain an approved registration in the City:
- Complete and pass a Fire Inspection from the Sylvania Township Fire Department. This can be done by contacting the Sylvania Township Fire Department at 419-882-7676 ext. 1670. Mobile Food Vehicles are required to be inspected yearly and are subject to random spot inspections.
Sylvania Township Fire Food Truck Inspections
- Please call for an appointment at 419-882-7676 ext. 1670 Complete and pass a Lucas County Health Department inspection. The Lucas County Health Department can be reached by contacting 419-213-6250. The form can be found at:
- Complete a registration with the City of Sylvania Tax Department. The Sylvania City Tax Department can be reached by contacting 419-885-8940. The form can be found at:
- Complete a City of Sylvania Mobile Food Venders Registration. You can reach the City of Sylvania Zoning Office by contacting 419-885-8948. The form for the City Zoning Registration can be located with the following link:
For submission, you must have completed and provide written approvals from the following: Sylvania Township Fire Inspection, Lucas County Health Department Inspection, and the City of Sylvania Tax Registration. Full packets can be delivered to the City of Sylvania Zoning Office with payment of $100. We accept cash, check, or money order.
The full information packet (including all submission forms) can be found with the following link:
Harroun Park River Trail Stream Restoration Project.
This project aims to improve streambank conditions to reduce the amount of sediments and attached nutrients entering Ten Mile Creek, which eventually flows to Lake Erie. This project, along with many others being implemented across the region, will help make progress towards water quality improvement efforts undertaken by
the State of Ohio in an effort to help combat harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. Click here for more details!
Clear Choices Clean Water
The Stormwater Coalition has launched a new web-based educational program called Clear Choices Clean Water-Greater Toledo Lake Erie. This program aims to educate residents on how to keep Lake Erie clean. Take a moment to visit the site by clicking on the following link: http://toledolakeerie.clearchoicescleanwater.org/