May 10, 2024

Port Clinton FLIP Is Ready For Action

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: May 10, 2024 Contact: Tracy Colston & Doug Nusser: 419-734-5522 City officials, representatives of Kleinfelder of Bowling Green and prospective […]
April 1, 2024

City of Port Clinton Spring Community Clean-up Day

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 8:00 – 3:00 pm Location: City Hall parking lot City Crews will NOT be able to assist you with the removal […]
April 1, 2024

City of Port Clinton 2024 Brush Pick-up

Brush pick-up will start on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, (due to the Solar Eclipse on Monday), to follow every second Monday of each month through Tuesday, […]
March 20, 2024

Port Clinton Easter Egg Hunt

Hop on over to our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Join us for family fun as we search for colorful Easter eggs throughout the park. Date / […]
January 3, 2024

City of Port Clinton Establishes Operating Rules, Registration Program to Improve Short-Term Rental Experience for Renters and Neighbors

Port Clinton, Ohio (Jan. 3, 2024) – The City of Port Clinton, Ohio, has established new operating rules and registration program for operators of short-term rentals—residential […]
December 21, 2023

Christmas Tree Recycling

Republic Services will pick up live trees on Friday, January 12th & 19th. Please place your live tree on the boulevard, without any decorations or lights.
November 14, 2023

City of Port Clinton & Park District of Ottawa County Recreational Amenities Survey and Plan

Public Open House Announcement: November 30, 2023, 7:00 pm The Arts Garage 317 W. Perry Street Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 The City of Port Clinton aims […]
June 6, 2023

Ohio Edison to Help Keep Lakeshore Roads Safe During Mayfly Season

FirstEnergy Corp.                                                                    For Release: June 6, 2023 76 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44308 News Media Contact:                                                            Investor Contact: Lauren Siburkis                                                                       Irene Prezelj (330) 203-8850                                                                       […]
April 5, 2023

City of Port Clinton Spring City Wide Clean-Up Day

Saturday, April 22, 2023 Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: City Hall Parking Lot City crews will be in attendance to operate heavy equipment to […]
March 16, 2023

City of Port Clinton Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023 Time: 10:00 am Location: Lakeview Park, 1100 E. Perry Street Come meet the Easter Bunny who will be arriving via a […]
February 3, 2023

State of the City Discussion

State of the City 2023 The public is invited to attend the State of the City Discussion: Wednesday, Feb 8th–6 PM at Port Clinton Fire Station, […]
January 19, 2023

Port Clinton Income Tax Department upgrades software to ease the filing and payment process.

Positive changes are coming to the Port Clinton Tax Office, reported Port Clinton Tax Commissioner Michelle Bryant in a press release released at Port Clinton City […]
January 18, 2023

FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities Encourage Customers to Arrange Payment Plans and Apply for Bill Assistance Programs

January 17, 2023 AKRON, Ohio – Residential customers of Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), who are having […]
December 30, 2022

Boil Advisory

Boil Advisory for Waterfront 1 Condos on W. Lakeshore Drive, until further notice.
December 29, 2022

Republic Services Notice

Republic Services would like to remind you about the schedule for collection services following the New Year’s holiday. Collection services provided by Republic Services will NOT […]
November 21, 2022

Shores & Islands Ohio awards Destination Development grant to City of Port Clinton

PORT CLINTON, OHIO, November 14, 2022 City of Port Clinton is proud to announce we have been awarded a Destination Development Grant, presented recently by the […]
October 31, 2022

Peddlers, door -to-door salesperson

Port Clinton City Hall has resumed issuing permits to peddlers (commonly known as door-to- door salespeople) with the passage of Ordinance 30-22 on October 25, 2022. […]
October 24, 2022

Curbside Leaf Pickup

Date Monday, October 31, 2022 (Monday – Thursdays) Will begin at the west end of town doing the north/south roads then the east/west roads. Will continue […]
September 21, 2022

Fall City Wide Clean Up

Fall City Wide Clean Up Day will be Saturday, October 22, 2022. Containers will be located at Port Clinton City Hall, 1868 E. Perry Street. Enter […]
September 19, 2022

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP)

July 15, 2022

Gravestone Restoration at Lakeview Cemetery

This morning Gravestone Restoration Services conducted a restoration and preservation workshop with our City employees at Lakeview Cemetery. Gravestone Restoration Services mission is to DO NO […]
July 5, 2022


LAKE ERIE VACATION TOWN INTRODUCES NEW THEME SONG “PORT CLINTON’S CALLING ME™” Port Clinton, Ohio Has Launched a New Video and Theme Song Showcasing Visitor and […]
July 2, 2022

New branding tune to boost Port Clinton area attractions

BY D’ARCY PATRICK EGAN, THE BEACON “Port Clinton’s Calling Me!” Yes it is, starting on the Fourth of July. A major marketing movement is afoot to […]
June 22, 2022

Baumann Auto Center donation saves the day!!

One Mile of Dollars was the goal, but thanks to the generosity of so many – and one big check from Baumann Auto Center – the […]
April 5, 2022

Income Tax Department Extended Hours for Filing 2022 Income Tax Returns

Port Clinton Income Tax Office Extended Hours: April 6 – 8am-5pm April 8 – 7am – 4pm April 11 – 8am – 5pm April 12 – […]
March 25, 2022

Port Clinton Income Tax

The following are required documents to be included in your tax packet when filing a City Income Tax Return.   If you packet does not contain all […]
March 10, 2022

2022 State of the City Address

On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, Mayor Mike Snider presented the 2022 State of the City Address at the Port Clinton City Council meeting. The following link […]
February 4, 2022

Lifting Snow Emergency in the City of Port Clinton

The City of Port Clinton will be lifting the Snow Emergency effective 12:00 pm today. This will allow you to park your vehicle in the street […]
February 2, 2022

Republic Services

Republic Services of Sandusky will be closed Thursday, February 3rd and Friday, February 4th. There will not be any waste collection due to inclement weather. Waste […]
February 1, 2022

Message from Mayor Mike Snider

To the Citizens of Port Clinton, The Blizzard of “78 hit when I was 6 ½ years old.  Much too young to remember details of the lead […]
January 31, 2022

Snow Emergency

The City of Port Clinton is declaring a Snow Emergency effective 8:00 AM on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.  It will remain in effect until further notice. […]
January 26, 2022

2021 City of Port Clinton Income Tax Return

The following are items needed to file a City of Port Clinton 2021 Income Tax Return. Failing to provide all the required documents will result in […]
December 2, 2021

Water main installation on Jackson Street

Week of December 6, 2021 – Jackson Street On behalf of the City of Port Clinton, Buckeye Excavating is presently installing a new water main on […]
October 27, 2021

Community Trick or Treat

Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
October 15, 2021

Infrastructure Project Presentation

City of Port Clinton Infrastructure Project presentation by Mayor Mike Snider and Poggemeyer Design Group Presentation Street Resurfacing and Water & Sanitary Sewer Maps
October 6, 2021

Fall City-Wide Clean-up

Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021 Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 PM Location: City Hall Parking Lot Due to social distancing requirements City Crews will NOT be […]
August 3, 2021

Beach Wheelchair Available

Through grant funding from The Ability Center of Greater Toledo the City of Port Clinton is able to offer the use of a beach wheelchair, to […]
June 29, 2021

Red White & Vroom – Celebrating July 4, 2021

Star Spangled Squirt Gun Run / Walk 5k 8:00 am registration / 9:00 am run/walk Sponsored by the Port Clinton Firefighters Association Virtual Firecracker Cuie Contest […]
March 25, 2021

Spring City Wide Clean-up Day

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021 Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 PM Location: City Hall Parking Lot Due to social distancing requirements City Crews will NOT be […]
March 3, 2021

Cemetery Cleanup: March 15, 2021

Please have all items you would like to keep removed from your loved ones graves by  Sunday, March 14, 2021. Items left as of Monday, March […]
January 14, 2021

Port Clinton aims to tighten bed tax collection

Jon Stinchcomb Port Clinton News Herald As the ever-changing technological landscape in the smartphone era has allowed more in the private sector take advantage of the […]
December 1, 2020

Port Clinton City Council Finance Committee Announces December Public Hearings on Proposed Monthly Infrastructure Fee as Council Considers Ordinance 28-20

December 1, 2020 Ordinance launches financial assistance program for senior citizens The Finance Committee will hold three public hearings on the proposed monthly infrastructure fee to […]
December 1, 2020

Utility Bill Infrastructure Charge Presentation

Infrastructure Project Presentation presented by Mayor Mike Snider. Click Here
November 20, 2020

Port Clinton City Council going Zoom

Port Clinton City Council meetings will be conducted via Zoom until further notice. To watch the Council meeting via Zoom, please go to Click the […]
November 5, 2020

Flag Design Survey, Final Round

Port Clinton Community Flag Design Survey: Final Round. The final online survey round begins Thursday, November 5, and will now conclude Friday, December 4.  NOTE: Previous […]
October 22, 2020

Public Notice

Until further notice, Port Clinton City Council will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Banquet Room of […]
September 21, 2020


Please do not open any e-mail messages sent from accounts ending in without first verifying the validity of the account or sender.  Several erroneous messages […]
September 10, 2020

Fall Community Clean-up Day

September 9, 2020

Port Clinton City Council Economic & Community Development Committee proudly announces the first-ever Community Flag Design Competition

The first community-sourced flag design, for the community we call home. The Economic & Community Development Committee is proud to sponsor the first-ever Community Flag Design […]
July 13, 2020

Public Service Announcement from Mayor Mike Snider

Public Service Announcement I, Mike Snider, Mayor of Port Clinton, strongly encourage that we follow the guidelines listed below to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 […]
June 17, 2020

Food Drive to benefit Ottawa and Sandusky County Food Pantries

In the wake of COVID-19, our local food pantries need our help more than ever. Combined efforts to replenish food items are being coordinated by Ottawa […]
June 17, 2020

Notice of Special Work Detail Cleanup After The June 10 Storm

Since the passing of the severe storm on Wednesday, June 10th , a Special Work Detail comprised of City Service Department Crew Members has been working […]
May 5, 2020

Recommendations for Water Supply Flushing for Reopening of Buildings, Under Statewide COVID-19 Transition Plan

Dear Building Occupants, Owners and Tenants, In accordance with Ohio’s statewide transition plan announced April 27, 2020, and as buildings re-open that have had little to […]
May 1, 2020

Port Clinton Teacher Parade, May 8, 2020

Port Clinton City School District Announcement: Port Clinton Teacher Parade May 8 & Virtual Teacher Appreciation May 4-8Port Clinton School District teachers have been doing a […]
April 22, 2020

City to delay shelter house, canopies, and park restroom opening

We all recognize the important role City Parks play in the daily life of citizens and visitors in the City of Port Clinton.  These spaces offer […]
April 10, 2020


OPERATION LOUD BUNNY is a joint effort of the Port Clinton Fire & Rescue Department and the Port Clinton Police Department to escort the Easter Bunny […]
March 25, 2020

Public Announcement: Water Department

Port Clinton Residents and Business Community: We all realize that the events of the past few days have been unprecedented.  Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 […]
March 24, 2020

Port Clinton City Wide Cleanup and Beach Cleanup

During the current pandemic, the City of Port Clinton’s City Wide Cleanup and Beach Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020 has been postponed until further […]
March 23, 2020

Port Clinton City Council Meeting Postponed

The March 24, 2020, meeting of Port Clinton City Council will be postponed, to a future date to be determined, due to a lack of a […]
March 12, 2020

Ottawa County Health Department: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ottawa County Health Department provided the following information in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Informational Sheet
March 2, 2020

Postponed until Further Notice: Port Clinton Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Location: Lakeview Park Easter Bunny will be arriving via Port Clinton Fire Truck More than 4,000 candy-filled eggs Fun […]
February 20, 2020

City of Port Clinton Seeking Request for Qualifications for the Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project

The City of Port Clinton intends to contract for professional design and engineering services in connection with the planning, engineering design, probable cost, financing, and engineering […]
February 19, 2020

Employment Opportunity: Street Department Foreman

Street Department Foreman, Full-Time Department: Street Department Reports to: Safety Service Director City of Port Clinton QUALIFICATIONS:   An example of acceptable qualifications: Completion of secondary education […]
February 18, 2020

Press Release: City Names New Safety Service Director

City officials were left with a monumental task after the unexpected departure of Port Clinton Safety-Service Director Olen Martin in early January 2020.  With that vacancy, […]
February 12, 2020

Notice of Commencement for Public Improvement

Notice is hereby given by Tracy Colston, being first duly cautioned and sworn, the Safety & Service Director of the City of Port Clinton of the […]
January 27, 2020

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – Come Learn the History of Matthews Boat Company Moving to Port Clinton

In 1890, Scott J. Matthews founded the Matthews Boat Company in Bascom, Ohio.  Fifteen years later, in 1906, Matthews, designed and built a 70-foot yacht. This […]
January 16, 2020

Ms Plastic Eating Perch

We would like to introduce “Ms Plastic Eating Perch”. This fantastic art piece has been donated by the Greater Port Clinton Arts Council, Ottawa County Foundation […]
January 10, 2020

Request for Proposals

January 10, 2020

City of Port Clinton Rescission Drinking Water Program

The City of Port Clinton received a letter form the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was not in violation of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for Total […]
January 3, 2020

City Seeks Safety-Service Director Candidates

Safety-Service Director, Full-Time Department: Administration City of Port Clinton QUALIFICATIONS:   An example of acceptable qualifications: Completion of bachelor degree in business management or related field and […]
January 2, 2020

Press Release: Interim – Safety Service Director

Date:            January 1, 2020 Contact:        Mayor Mike Snider Topic:  Search for permanent Safety Service Director underway; Interim-Safety Service Director appointed With the recent announcement […]
December 23, 2019

Christmas Tree Recycling

City of Port Clinton: Live trees will be collected by Republic Services at the curb in the city limits on January 8, 9,15 & 16 on […]
December 17, 2019

Olen Martin Stepping Down as Port Clinton’s Safety-Service Director

Date: December 17, 2019 Contact: Mike Snider Mayor City of Port Clinton 419-707-9492 Topic: Olen Martin Stepping Down as Port Clinton’s Safety-Service Director On Sunday, December […]
December 16, 2019

Jefferson Street Reconstruction National Permit

Jefferson Street Reconstruction National Permit
December 12, 2019

Request for Proposals Operation of Lakeview Park Concession Stand

December 4, 2019

Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services

PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS City of Port Clinton 1868 E Perry Street Port Clinton Ohio 43452 Statements of Qualifications from qualified consulting engineering firms for […]
December 2, 2019

Employment Opportunity

Semiskilled Laborer, Full-Time Department: Service Department City of Port Clinton QUALIFICATIONS:   An example of acceptable qualifications: Completion of secondary education or equivalent (e.g., GED), and previous […]
December 2, 2019

City of Port Clinton, Ohio Advertisement for Bids

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Safety Service Director, City of Port Clinton, 1868 E. Perry St., Port Clinton, Ohio 43452 until […]
November 27, 2019

Infrastructure Project

Infrastructure Project: April – Today – Forward
November 26, 2019

City Hall Hours

City Hall hours prior and after Thanksgiving Day Tuesday, November 26: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday, November 27: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm CLOSED Thursday, […]
November 15, 2019

City of Port Clinton Tree Lighting

Come join in the fun for Port Clinton Tree Lighting. Lighting to take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm. Come downtown for the […]
November 5, 2019

Annual Feather Party

Port Clinton Fire Fighters Association is hosting the Annual Feather Party on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the first spin is […]
October 29, 2019

Press Release: Trick or Treat in the City of Port Clinton

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date:               October 29, 2019 Contact:          Mayor Mike Snider                         419-734-5522 Subject:           Bad Weather Forecast Reschedules Port Clinton’s Trick-or-Treat Dear […]
October 22, 2019

Trick or Treat for Little Goblins and Big Goblins

This Saturday, October 26, 2019 Main Street Port Clinton is hosting Trick or Treat for all young ghosts and goblins in Downtown Port Clinton from 1:00 […]
October 18, 2019

Trick or Treat

City of Port Clinton’s Trick or Treat will be Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. When driving please keep a look out […]
October 1, 2019

Road Work

Street Maintenance Crews will be at work on multiple street throughout the City over the next 10-14 days as part of the annual roadway maintenance plan. […]
September 30, 2019

Public Meeting: City Wide Infrastructure Project

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm Location: Ottawa County Family Advocacy Center, 570 McKinley Street, Port Clinton Topic: City Wide Infrastructure Plan
September 27, 2019

Proposed Infrastructure Presentation for the City of Port Clinton

September 10, 2019

Notice of Civil Service Examination – Police Officer for the City of Port Clinton

The selection process consists of a written examination, and oral interview and a physical fitness test. The written examination will be held on Saturday, October 19, […]
September 6, 2019

Press Release for Immediate Release

Date: September 6, 2019 Topic: City Seeks Input on Proposed Infrastructure Plan Body:  A recent study of City streets indicates what most of us already know […]
September 6, 2019

Public Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm Location: Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center Topic: City Wide Infrastructure Plan
September 6, 2019

Water Maintenance Tip

Suggested water maintenance home/plumbing system tips: Locate where your water service line comes into your home. There will be an isolation valve, either a gate valve […]
August 27, 2019


Effective immediately the boil alert for the City of Port Clinton has been lifted.
August 27, 2019

Boil Alert Update 8/27/2019, 1100 Hours

The City of Port Clinton remains under a boil alert. The City conducted and submitted test samples last night from the system as required by law. […]
August 27, 2019

Boil Alert

Effective immediately the City of Port Clinton is under a boil alert until further notice, due to multiple watermain breaks throughout the City.
August 2, 2019

Proposed Wetlands Restoration Map Draft

August 1, 2019

New Zoning Inspector

Port Clinton Mayor Mike Snider is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Zoning Inspector Hogan Taylor.  Hogan’s background includes building custom cabinetry, home remodeling […]
July 12, 2019

Port Clinton Senior Picnic at Lakeview Park

Join us for an afternoon of fun. The Port Clinton Senior picnic will be at Lakeview Park on Friday, August 2, 2019, 11:00 am – 2:00 […]
June 24, 2019

Port Clinton Area Photography Contest

Calling all amateur photographers! Help us capture our community through images by participating in the Port Clinton Area Photography Contest!   The Greater Port Clinton Area […]
June 12, 2019

Public Notice: Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area Application

         Port Clinton City Council received an application to establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area pursuant to R. C. Section 4301.82.  The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area […]