Birth & Death Certificates, how much/where can I purchase them?
Certificates are provided on request and payment of $23.00 for each certified copy. Additional charges apply if requesting certificates be sent through the mail.
The Youngstown City Health District's Vital Statistics, now located at 345 Oak Hill Avenue (the former South Side Hospital), can be contacted at 330.743.3333, extensions 222, 223, 224 or 225. Click here to be taken directly to the Health District's website. Click on Services Offered, then Vital Statistics for more information regarding these certificates.
Dead animals, who should we call for their removal?
You should contact Public Works at 330.742.8800, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
If the animal is blocking the roadway and it is after business hours shown above, please call 911.
Grass cutting on the neighboring property, who is responsible?
The quick answer is that the owner is responsible. However, in some circumstances the City of Youngstown will try to help. The department you call will depend on the machinery needed to cut the type of property. Here are the possibilities:
- There is a vacant lot. Call the Street Department at 330.744.3179.
- There is a vacant house. Call the Grass Nuisance Department at 330.742.8806 or 330.744.3179.
- If a neighbor refuses to keep the grass cut - Call Property Code Enforcement at 330.742.8888 or call the Police! The City Council of Youngstown has raised the infraction to the level of a misdemeanor 3, and can only be enforced by the Police.
Illegal dumping - who should I contact?
Call Litter Control and Recycling at 330.744.7526 to report any illegal dumping.
Loud neighbors, car radios or boom boxes - who should I call?
Contact the Police Department at 330.742.8926.
Property: Who should I call to purchase next to mine that I have been taking care of for years?
You can contact the Mahoning County Auditor's office at 330.740.2010 or you can click here to visit their website and look up the owners of the property. Then you can make the owners an offer to purchase the lot.
If taxes are not being paid, you can contact the Mahoning County Treasurer at 330.740.2460 and request that a foreclosure be filed against the owner.
To check if the City of Youngstown has control of the property in the Land Bank Program, contact Karen Perkins of the Planning & Zoning Department at 330.742.8833.
Recycling wasn't picked up as scheduled - who should I call?
Contact Litter Control at 330.744.7526 if your recycling was not picked up as scheduled.
To find out what day during the week to recycle call the Litter Control & Recycling office at the above number Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:00 pm.
Street light is out - who should I contact?
Call the Engineering Department at 330.742.8800.
Traffic lights/street signs down/damaged - who should I call?
Contact the Public Works Department at 330.742.8800 during business hours of 8:00AM to 4:00PM Monday thru Friday. If after hours, please call 330-743.2144.
Trash wasn't picked up as scheduled - who should I call?
Contact the Public Works Department at 330.742.8800 or Ohio Valleu Waste at 330.792.2487.
Trees, who is responsible for their necessary cutting in the neighborhood?
The homeowners are responsible for trees on their property. If the
tree is on the devil strip, call the Park Department at 330.742.8711.