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

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:01pm

Effective immediately, memberships for the Lincoln Park Aquatics Center will be half-price and are available for purchase at the Aquatics Center during business hours.

Accepted forms of payment include check, cash, Visa®, or Mastercard®.

For additional information, contact the Aquatics Center at 740-387-2118 or the Parks Department at 740-387-5370.


Mon, 07/01/2019 - 7:48am

The following closures for the City of Marion are being announced in observance of the Independence Day holiday: 

City Hall
All offices in City Hall will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

In addition to being closed on Thursday, many departments will be utilizing vacation time on Friday, July 5 resulting in departmental closures.  For departments that are closed on Friday, early closure will be observed on Wednesday, July 3.  Therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.

Sanitation crews will NOT collect refuse, recycling, or yard waste on Thursday, July 4.  Residents who normally have sanitation service on Thursday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, July 5.  Crews are scheduled to collect two days’ worth of refuse, recycling, and yard waste on Friday, July 5.

Marion Area Transit’s bus service will NOT be in operation on Thursday, July 4 or Friday, July 5.  Normal hours of operation will resume on Monday, July 8.

Senior Center
Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.  Transportation will be available on Friday, July 5.  All program and activities will resume on Monday, July 8.

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


Fri, 06/28/2019 - 9:49am

The City of Marion has parcels of real property (vacant) that are available for purchase from the Land Bank Program (City of Marion).  Additional information is available through the following link:

City of Marion Land Bank Properties Available for Sale as of 06/27/19