Birthplace of

Thomas A. Edison

      Welcome to the Village of Milan, Ohio's official website. Milan, Ohio is located approximately 20 minutes south of Sandusky, Ohio. Milan is well known for being the birthplace of Thomas A. Edison. Milan has many visitor attractions while maintaining a small town atmosphere. 

     The village offices are located at 11 South Main Street. Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please call the Village office at (419) 499-4161 ext. 2 and use the automated directory to reach the desired office.



Current Events / Announcements



The Milan Police Department is currently accepting applications for part-time officers. Candidates must be OPOTA certified and willing to work flexible hours. Apply in person to the Chief of Police at 11 S. Main Street, Milan, Ohio between 7 AM and 3 PM Monday through Friday.​


It's easy to recycle in Erie County, choose from one of seven drop-off sites for recyclables throughout the county and for a complete listing of all special material recycling locations go to 


The Village will resume brush pickup, tree trimmings only, on Monday, April 3rd. Brush pickup will continue on the first Monday of each month with the exception of Labor Day in September (which will be performed on Monday, Sept. 11th). The last brush pickup will be held on Monday, October 2nd. Please remember no yard waste or garden refuse, shrubs, roots, or complete tree removal will be picked up. Please do not place items for pickup on the tree lawn in front of your home until the day before the scheduled pickup.


The Village Spring and Fall Yard Waste Pickup for this year will be on the following Mondays: May 8th, June 12th and October 16th. Residents who have material for collection should place their material curbside according to the following; All material collection must be yard waste only (grass, weeds, & shrubs) free from trash and plastic. Absolutely no plastic or stones, maxium weight of container cannot exceed 50 lbs. and material will be collected in Compostable Kraft paper bags, cardboard boxes or 30 gallon trash container clearly marked "yard waste". Bulk bushes should be tied with jute twine, no wire or nylon.


The 2017 Village of Milan Council Meetings will be held on the 4th Wednesday of the month beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Council room located at 11 S. Main Street Milan, OH. 

     The Village of Milan welcomes an open door policy for any concerns or questions you may have. However, in an effort to help us be prepared, we require a 48 hour notice to be placed on our agenda. To be given the opportunity to speak under our Citizens Participation portion for no morthan 10 minutes on your stated topic, please call the Village Fiscal Officer Scott Palmer at 419-499-4161 ext. 4 or email


    The new rate for the Milan natural gas aggregation participants will be the fixed rate of $0.515 per CCF for the period of April 2017 through September 2017. Although Milan is not a provider for natural gas, we research the cost of natural gas to get the best available fixed rate at the time of each contract. All residents of the Village will qualify for this rate, however, they are not obligated in any way to participate in this program.


The Village of Milan is pleased to introduce to our utility customers a communication tool that will allow us to quickly send emergency or informational messages to our residents. Each resident can have up to six phone numbers per household. This will allow for messages to be sent to home phones, work phones, cell phones, etc. Click here complete the form to sign up for this service. You may either drop off the form at the Utility Office or in the drop box.