Police Department FAQs

 

1. Where can I get my bicycle license?

2. How much is a bicycle license?

3. How long will my power be out?

4. Can the police department call for my area’s power outage?

5. What should I do when a deer is in my yard?

6. Does Avon Lake Police trap nuisance animals?

7. Who can I call if I have a skunk problem?

8. What are the curfew hours for juveniles in the city?

9. What should I do in the event my dog/cat runs away/gets lost/is missing?

10. What should I do with expired/unneeded medications and needles?

11. Can I park my car on the street overnight?

 

Where can I get my bicycle license?

At the Avon Lake Police Department, Records Division.

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How much is a bicycle license?

The cost is $1.00.

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How long will my power be out?

You need to call the number on your electrical bill.

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Can the police department call for my area’s power outage?

No. Call the number on your bill. You have to call and report your area to the electric company. They will have questions for you about your outage and your account.

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What should I do when a deer is in my yard?

Leave them alone and they will move on. Stay away from them.

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Does Avon Lake Police trap nuisance animals?

The Avon Lake Police Department does not trap nuisance animals (racoons, skunks, groundhogs, etc.). A list of nuisance trappers can be found here: Commercial Nuisance Wild Animal Control Operators , the Lorain County listings start on page 20.

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Who can I call if I have a skunk problem?

You may contact Mike Cottom at 440 236-8114. You may also visit Mr. Cottom’s website at

www.wildlife-removal.com.

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What are the curfew hours for juveniles in the city?

12 years old - 10:00 p.m.

13 - 15 years old - 11:00 p.m.

16 - 17 years old -  1:00 a.m.

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What should I do in the event my dog/cat runs away/gets lost/is missing?

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What should I do with expired/unneeded medications and needles?

Located in the Safety Center lobby is a prescription pill turn-in container and a separate container for medical sharps. 

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Can I park my car on the street overnight?

Parking on streets in the City of Avon Lake is prohibited from 2 am to 6 am every day of the week.

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