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.

 

Anna Mohr Schmauch Pool Open June 5th

The pool will open it's 2014 season on June 5th.  Pool passes will go on sale in the Treasurer's office, 480 Park Avenue beginning May 1st. 

The pool is located inside Maude Neiding Park at 960 Cleveland Ave and will be open daily from Noon to 8:00 pm.   The daily rate is $6 per person (age 3 and under free).  There are no residency requirements to purchase a day pass.  See the Parks and Recreation page for the rates, pool hours, swim lessons, and more information.

Online Payments Available for Tax and Utilities

You can make credit card or ACH payments online for Income Tax and Utilities.   Please follow the links below:

            Income Tax Payment              Utility Payment

Automatic Utility Payment Program

This service is available to all utility customers upon the completion and return of an automatic utility payment authorization form.  This form is also available in the utility office.  Automatic payment customers will still receive utility bills at the beginning of the month notifying them of the amount that will be deducted from their designated account on the 10th of each month.  For more information, contact the Utility Department at (440) 988-4224.

2014 Amherst Image Book

 The new Amherst Image Book showcasing our beautiful city can be viewed online. 

Planning and Zoning News

The agenda and minutes for the Planning and Zoning meetings are available on the Planning and Zoning page.  You can view a copy of the Amherst Zoning map  here or on the Planning and Zoning page.

Lorain County Solid Waste Collection Center

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.

Amherst Codified Ordinances

The Codified Ordinances for the City of Amherst and other communities can be accessed on the web at www.conwaygreene.comAgendas and Minutes for Amherst City Council can be viewed on the City Council page.