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

Latest News from the City of Marion

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:12pm

Offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, April 10:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Friday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not be in operation on Friday, April 10.
  • Marion Senior Center continues to be closed as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Contact the Senior Center for transportation options that are available through the center. 

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


As a reminder, City Hall and some outlying departments will remain closed to the public until further notice.  Most city employees in non-essential departments are working a reduced number of hours, as well as a rotating schedule to reduce exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  Therefore, it may be necessary to leave a voicemail message when calling for information.


Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:09pm

UPDATE ... The filing deadline for City of Marion Income Tax Returns has been extended to July 15, 2020.


The Income Tax Return form for filing 2019 City of Marion Income Tax is now available on the Auditor/Income Tax page of the City's website.  To be directed to the page with the 2019 form and instructions, click here.


Mon, 03/23/2020 - 11:49am

As the situation with COVID-19 is ever evolving and new information is continually being provided through our local Emergency Management Agency, Marion Public Health, the Ohio Department of Health and the office of Governor DeWine, the following changes are being enacted by the Mayor for the City of Marion:

  • As of Tuesday, March 24, 2020, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice.  Contact the Marion Municipal Court Office at 740-387-2020 option 1 or Misdemeanor Probation at 740-387-2020 option 2 to obtain hours of operation for either of these offices.
  • The City Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect yard waste at curbside until further notice.  Residents may take grass clippings and yard waste materials, free of charge, to Outdoor Resource Supply (formerly Park Enterprise), which is located at 560 Barks Rd. W. (between S. Prospect St./Rt. 4 S. and the Barks Rd. overpass).  Contact Outdoor Resource Supply at 740-223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation.
  • Residents are reminded that they may pay their utility bill online (https://www.marionohio.us/online-utility-payment), through the mail, by automatic bank draft, or by dropping their payment in the locking drop box between the two front doors of City Hall.
  • Residents are reminded that they may pay their city income tax online (https://www.marionohio.us/online-tax-payments), through the mail, or by dropping their forms and payment in the locking drop box between the two front doors of City Hall.

Please note, if circumstances change and conditions are warranted, modifications will be made to the services provided by the City of Marion.  If this occurs, information will be relayed to the media and shared on the City of Marion website.