Release Date: June 15,2021

City of Akron Offices Reopen for In-person Services and General Public Access Beginning Today

Akron, Ohio, June 15, 2021 — Beginning today, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, City of Akron offices will reopen for in-person services and general public access.  This includes in-person services like applying for employment, building permits, and vendor’s licenses; paying utility bills, taxes or fees; filing public records requests or claims for discrimination; or registering rental properties. 

“Bringing the public back into our customer service areas is a significant step in our reopening process,” said Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan. “We are excited to welcome residents and guests back into our buildings to once again offer another way to access important services offered by the City.”

Visitors will be encouraged to maintain six feet of distance from others, wear facial coverings if they are not fully vaccinated, and continue to follow safe hygiene practices. For those who are fully vaccinated, a facial covering is not required. There may also be additional instructions regarding maximum occupancy when receiving services at individual offices. Residents will still have the same access to services online and by phone as before.  

The offices which will be reopening include:

Utility Business Office (Pry Building)
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
1180 S. Main Street Suite 110

City of Akron Housing Division
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
166 S. High Street Room 814

City of Akron Nuisance Compliance
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
850 E. Market St. (West side of the Building)

City of Akron Human Resources – Employment Office
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
166 S. High Street Suite 130 

Lock 3
Visit for hours of operation
200 S. Main Street

City of Akron Law Department: Civil Division
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
161 S. High Street Suite 202 

City of Akron Law Department: Criminal Division
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center
217 South High Street, Suite 203

Golf Courses (Good Park and Mud Run)
Call 330-375-2092 for hours
Good Park - 530 Nome Avenue
Mud Run -  2000 S. Hawkins Avenue

Akron City Council
Normal Business Hours 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
166 S. High Street 3rd Floor

Community Centers
Various locations and hours – contact your specific center for more information


In addition to City offices reopening, the City will also be returning to paid metered parking in downtown Akron starting today. Throughout the course of Main Street construction and through the pandemic response, the City has offered two hour free parking for those visiting downtown. With the completion of Phase I construction and the lifting of the health mandates, the City will again resume paid parking. Metered parking is in effect Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Meters will be free after 6 p.m. and on weekends. In addition to paying with quarters, starting next Friday, June 25 you will also be able to pay through a mobile app. Download Flowbird on your smart device and follow the instructions on the meter to pay.