City of Amherst Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Important information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the City including status of services, offices, buildings and press releases.

2019 CITY INCOME TAXES

2019 City of Amherst Income Tax Forms are now due July 15th, 2020. Forms and instructions can be accessed here.

ONLINE PAYMENTS

Online payments are accepted for the Utilities, Income Tax and Building Department.
(Please note: all online payments are subject to a third-party service fee.)

WATCH COUNCIL LIVE

All Council and Committee meetings are now streamed live. Archived videos can be found here as well.

VIDEO TOUR OF AMHERST

Watch a video tour of Amherst, featuring Mayor Costilow, Mainstreet Amherst, Education, Parks & Recreation and Community Organizations.

Income Tax Due Date Has Been Extended to July 15, 2020

Governor Mike Dewine signed a bill that was passed by the General Assembly that changed Amherst’s Income Tax due date to July 15, 2020

DO NOT FLUSH or DRAIN ADVISORY

DO NOT FLUSH or DRAIN ADVISORY – COOKING GREASE and OILS, WIPES, AND PERSONAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS CLOG SEWER LINES…

Building Department Availability Notice

DUE TO CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO COVID-19, THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE CONDUCTING ANY IN-PERSON BUSINESS AT OUR OFFICE BEGINNING MARCH 20, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. BUILDING DEPARTMENT AVAILABILITY:

Amherst Utilities is temporarily suspending shut offs and late fees

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Amherst Utilities is temporarily suspending shut offs and late fees.

Income Tax Office Update

Due to current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Income Tax office will not be open to the public. Completed returns, tax documents, payments and extension requests may be dropped off in the new drop off slot located in the north window on the front of...

Upcoming City Events

Apr
29
Wed
6:00 pm Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Planning Commission @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm
*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, The Planning Commission meeting will be only available to watch via live streaming here on the website. Provisions will be made during the meeting for the[...]
6:30 pm Zoning Board of Appeals @ Council Cambers at City Hall
Zoning Board of Appeals @ Council Cambers at City Hall
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm
*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting will be only available to watch via live streaming here on the website. Provisions will be made during the meeting[...]
May
4
Mon
7:00 pm Committee Meetings* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Committee Meetings* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 4 @ 7:00 pm
*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the CORVID-19 crisis, public attendance is strictly limited. Please see notice from President Wasilk for more information. All meetings held at City Hall are streamed and can be viewed live on[...]
May
11
Mon
7:00 pm Council Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Council Meeting* @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the CORVID-19 crisis, public attendance is strictly limited. Please see notice from President Wasilk for more information. All meetings held at City Hall are streamed and can be viewed live on[...]
May
13
Wed
5:30 pm Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
Civil Service @ Council Chambers at City Hall
May 13 @ 5:30 pm
The Civil Service meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month. While we do or best to ensure this calendar is kept up to date, there may not be a the Civil Service[...]