Site Use


According to Resolution Number 10-595 (PDF), by accessing or using the Lorain County's website, information, materials, and data contained in the Lorain County webpages, you hereby agree to accept the following terms and conditions set forth below: Lorain County has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on its website.

However, due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of the data, transmission errors, HTML browser incompatibilities, changes made since the last update to the website, or other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond Lorain County's control, Lorain County does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on its website and is not liable for reliance on this information.

Purpose & Policy

The purpose of Lorain County's website is to provide the public with convenient and efficient access to information about Lorain County government departments, agencies, programs, services, and attractions. In order to provide the user with information about Lorain County, the County's website may contain links to other Web or computer sites that are not owned, regularly reviewed, or controlled by Lorain County.

It is the policy of Lorain County to limit these links to websites that provide information relevant to the purpose of the Lorain County website. Lorain County specifically reserves the right to refuse or delete any link inconsistent with this policy. Lorain County's website is not intended to function as a public forum. The provision of these links should not be construed as an endorsement or sponsorship of these external websites, their content, or their hosts.

The County specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on another site, or for the personal opinions of individuals posted on any site, whether or not operated by Lorain County. The views and opinions of the authors of documents published on or linked to the Lorain County website do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion, policy or position of Lorain County.

Privacy Statement

All Lorain County computer systems are subject to monitoring at all times to assure proper functioning of the systems, to provide security for the computer system's operation and the information contained therein, to prevent unauthorized use, and to deter and investigate violations of law. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the use of this public computer system.

If you send Lorain County an email that contains personally identifiable information, the County will use the information to respond to you. Lorain County may also forward that email to another government agency.

When you link to another website, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. Under Ohio law, email addresses and certain emails may constitute a public record and be subject to disclosure under state law. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.


The materials provided on the Lorain County website are intended for public use on computer systems located primarily within Lorain County, Ohio, and for the benefit of visitors to Lorain County, Ohio. Any person choosing to use this website or seeking access to information or materials on this system is agreeing to be subject to Lorain County jurisdiction. Any dispute arising therefrom shall be decided under the laws and in the courts of Lorain County, Ohio.