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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. Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to view and print most of these forms. This software is FREE and available for Windows and Mac. To download, click the icon below. …It’s FREE

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
Court’s Annual Report
Chief of Police Annual Report
Annual Financial Statements 

Boards & Commissions

Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Current Year

City Council

Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Packets and Audio
Current Year


Employer Forms
Income Tax Forms
Street Listing
City Code, Chapter 171 – Income Tax


Automatic Payment Plan Information and Authorization Form 
Backflow Test and Maintenance Report 
Consumer Confidence Report
Current Water and Sewer Rates
Updated Contact Information


General Rules & Regulations
Lucas County Household Hazard Waste Disposal Information
Refuse Fees Q & A
Refuse Fee Exemption Based on Income
Refuse Fee Exemption Based on Sylvania Taxes
2018 Refuse Pick Up Schedule


Lucas County Recycling Information
Recycling Calendar and Acceptable Materials
Schedule A
Schedule B


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

Architectural Reviews

To view the Architectural Review Board meeting records click here.
Architectural Review Considerations
Board of Architectural Review Application

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

Contractor Licenses

Sewer Builder License Application
Sewer Tapper’s Bond Form
Sewer Service Connections Rules & Regulations

Sidewalk & Driveway Contractor’s License Application
Sidewalk & Driveway Contractor’s Bond Form

Event Permits & Regulations

Block Party Permit Application
Solicitor/Peddler Permit Application
Tag Day Application 
Parade/Assembly/Event Permit Application
Downtown Electrical Use Permit
Mobile Food Truck Application/Rules

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