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The City of Norwalk truly is “the best little city” in Ohio. Located one hour west of Cleveland, one hour east of Toledo, two hours north of Columbus, and two hours southeast of Detroit, Michigan, Norwalk’s central location is an asset for business growth and distribution.

The real strength of Norwalk relies on the central premise that a strong work force and strong families make a strong community. Four school districts, over two dozen religious institutions, and a dozen fraternal organizations and service groups offer their resources to our citizens.

Leisure activities for the Norwalk community include the Summit Motorsports Park holding national drag racing competitions, 394 acres of publicly–owned open space, including 172 acres of scenic reservoir within 15 parks, and twenty minutes to the north of Norwalk, the nationally known Cedar Point Amusement Park and the Lake Erie Islands.

Don't forget to vote November 4th!

The City of Norwalk has an issue on the ballot regarding natural gas aggregation. Residents are being asked to authorize the City to enter into an aggregation program. By using bulk purchasing power, greater savings can be passed onto residents and small businesses.

Residents are encouraged to attend Norwalk City Council on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Norwalk Municipal Court for a short presentation on aggregation. This is a great opportunity to understand and ask questions! 

Mayor Duncan will also be at the Senior Center on Tuesday, Oct 28 at 11:30 to discuss aggregation and answer questions.

You may also call Safety/Service Director Bob Patusky at (419) 663-6700 or email safetyservice@norwalkoh.com.  

Mayor's Message

Hydrant Flushing Oct. 15 through Oct. 31.
General Services will be flushing hydrants throughout the city. If you find you have brownish water, let the faucet run until clear - about 10 minutes. Questions? Call 419-663-6715.

Road Closures/Delays
Oct. 13 - 29
State Street will be closed between League and Clifton for St. Mary's Church steeple repairs.
Oct. 17 - 30
E. Main Street between Woodlawn and Corwin - curb and driveway replacement. Parking will be available on the side streets
Oct. 27 - 30

Old State between Woodlawn & Executive will be closed between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. for a waterline replacement..

  Trick or Treat will be held on Thursday, October 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Norwalk. Residents who are participating are asked to leave their porch lights on.

Current Job Postings

For pickup day and rules click here.

  Compost Facility is open! Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays 10 am to 6 pm.
Details here.

City of Norwalk, Ohio

City Social Media Policy

City of Norwalk GIS

  SOLICITOR PERMITS are required for all business going door to door in the City of Norwalk.  Permits are obtained at City Hall.  CLICK HERE for an application.

Solicitors must have their city-issued permit with them when working in the City. If you have questions or concerns about a solicitor, please contact the Office of the Safety/Service Director at 419-663-6700 or cityofnorwalk@norwalkoh.com

Cable Channel 15 is now on the air! Check out what's happening in our community while listening to WLKR radio!  For more information on the channel and policies, click here.

Notice of Right and Request for Determination for OPERS Membership

Stormwater Utility Information

PAY YOUR WATER BILL ONLINE! Click here to access the site.  


Huron County Emergency Alert Program Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This emergency notification system enables your emergency service providers to supply you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods.


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What is the Action Line?

  Action Line is where residents can report concerns and problems.