Welcome to the City of Amherst, Ohio
We welcome you to the City of Amherst, Ohio. A historic city located just a short distance from Lake Erie, Amherst boasts a population of approximately 12,000 and encompasses seven square miles. We have wonderful residential districts and excellent schools. For more on our history and other information see Amherst At A Glance.
Seasonal employment applications for Maude Neiding pool, parks, and the street department are available. Applicants must be 16 years of age by June 1, 2014 to apply.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 206 S. Main Street between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Applications must be returned to City Hall no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Applications are being accepted for Seasonal Pool Manager for the Anna Mohr Schmauch Pool at Maude Neiding Park. Applications may be picked up at the Mayor's office, 206 South Main Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm, Thursday, March 27, 2014. Please view the job posting for the job qualifications and requirements.
City of Amherst income tax returns or requests for an extension to file are due on April 15, 2014. The tax office is located in the San Spring building at 480 Park Avenue. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The office will be open extended hours on the following dates:
Returns can be prepared in the office, free of charge. They can also be prepared using the fillable PDF. Please note that the fillable pdf may not open correctly in some browsers. You must use Adobe Reader to access this fillable pdf and you must see the tax year 2013 at the top to be able to use this form correctly. See the income tax page for forms and more information.
The new Amherst Image Book showcasing our beautiful city can be viewed online.
The Lorain County Solid Waste District has a Collection Center at 540 South Abbe Road, Elyria. The Collection Center is open Monday and Wednesday Noon - 6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Please visit their webpage for more information on what will be accepted.
You can view a copy of the Amherst Zoning map here or on the Planning and Zoning page.