As the community and economic development representative for the Lorain County Board of Commissioners, Community Development offers programs and services in Planning, Zoning, Housing, and Community & Economic Development. The Lorain County Stormwater Management District strives to enhance the quality of life in Lorain County by utilizing a watershed approach to meet and maintain the water quality permit requirements of the U.S. EPA, and to responsibly address drainage and floodplain management within available resources.
In the last two years, Lorain County brought over $54 million in investment, more than 800 new jobs, and new payroll of almost $36 million for the residents of the community.
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.
Prongs of Community Development are:
– Zoning & Planning
– Community & Economic Development
– Stormwater Management District