Welcome to the City of Marion

As Mayor of the City of Marion, welcome to our official website.  The purpose of this website is to provide information about our city government, departments, services, and activities.  Whether you are a resident, business owner or visitor, we invite you to explore and access the resources throughout our web pages.

The Marion community is rich in heritage and history, including the Home and Memorial Tomb of 29th U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his wife Florence.  I invite you to stop and experience our history, attractions, culture, food and more.

Scott Schertzer - Mayor

High Grass & Weeds Complaints

Vegetation over six-inches (6”) in height on private property within the City of Marion is considered a violation of City ordinance. Reports of high grass and weeds can be made to the Safety Director’s Office. An inspector will follow-up and inspect all reports, as well as act proactively work to identify properties needing attention.

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Latest News from the City of Marion

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 3:28pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 28, 2018.  Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 29.
  • The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 28.  Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29.  Crews will be collecting refuse for both Monday and Tuesday throughout the day on Tuesday, May 29, with the possibility that part of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday, May 30.
  • Marion Area Transit will NOT operate on Monday, May 28.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Tuesday, May 29.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 28.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, May 29.

Necessary services including fire, police, and airport will operate as usual.

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 4:09pm

The Marion Land Bank will have parcels of property available for sale on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of City Hall.  Full details regarding the sale may be found on the Legal Notices page of the City's website by selecting the following link:

May 22 Land Bank Sale Information


Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:16am

The City of Marion’s website at www.marionohio.us, which is for informational purposes only, was repaired by Neighborhood Image on May 8, 2018 after a security issue was discovered.  The city’s informational website, which is hosted and housed separately from its’ financial servers, was among approximately 350 websites recently affected by code that allowed hackers to exploit visitors’ computers to make digital money.   The repair by Neighborhood Image occurred within a couple of  days of the security breach of the informational site. 

Users that accessed the website (www.marionohio.us) between May 7 and May 9 can run a full virus scan, which should alert the user to any possible issue.  If running your antivirus software did not work, this website - https://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-coinhive-miner-virus/ - has an overview of the malware as well as detailed instructions on detecting and removing it from your computer.