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Lorain County Community Development
226 Middle Ave., 5th Floor
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Ph: (440) 328-2322
Fx: (440) 328-2349

As the community and economic development representative for the Lorain County Board of Commissioners, Community Development offers programs and services in Planning, Zoning, Housing, Community & Economic Development.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to serve Lorain County residents through community development initiatives by striving to improve the quality of life; to foster smart growth; to promote economic vitality; to encourage development and redevelopment and to provide tools to community leaders for management and for making policy decisions.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Building Department

The Building Department addresses new construction, new inhabited space, change of use, and any additions that change the footprint of the home.

Community Development

 

•  Community Development Block Grants
    > Formula (CDBG)
•  Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)

•  Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)

 

Economic Development

 

•  Revolving Loan Fund

•  Enterprise Zones

•  Community Development Block Grants
    > Economic Development (CDBG-ED)

  Community Economic Development Strategy
   (CEDS)

•  Foreign Trade Zone

•  Small Business Development Center

 

Planning

 

•  Major Subdivisions

•  Minor Subdivisions (Lot Splits)

•  Zoning

•  Floodplain Management

•  Black River Watershed Project

•  Census

Port Authority

The Port Authority promotes economic development by assisting private industries initiatives; by encouraging development and redevelopment; and by promoting investment in business, industrial and transportation projects.

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