Brownhelm Township Hall
1940 North Ridge Road
Vermilion, Ohio 44089
Law Enforcement and Fire Department
DIAL 9-1-1 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
Township law enforcement is provided by the Lorain County Sheriff's Department who may be contacted at 440-244-0373 for non-emergencies. Fire
protection is provided by the Vermilion
Fire Department, the South Amherst Fire
Department, and the Florence Township Fire
CURFEW FOR MINORS
- That a
curfew for all persons age sixteen (16) and under is hereby enacted for
the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety in
the unincorporated areas of the Township of Brownhelm, Lorain County,
- That the
provisions of the curfew shall be as follows:
- No minor
age sixteen (16) and under shall be or remain upon any public road, street,
sidewalk, alley, or public places in the unincorporated area of the
Township of Brownhelm between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a.m.
unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or person having legal
custody and control of the child has a legitimate excuse therefore.
- The within
curfew shall be extended one hour from the termination of any school
sanctioned activities and shall likewise be extended from the hour of
termination from work for any employed minor.
- Any person
age sixteen (16) or under who violates the provisions of this curfew
shall be apprehended and taken home to parents, guardians, or other
- Any person
apprehended for second or subsequent violations shall be charged as
being an unruly child and taken before the Juvenile Court of Lorain County as provided in Chapter 2151 of
the Ohio Revised Code.
- The reasons
for such curfew are that certain incidents of vandalism and destruction
of property by minors have occurred at certain hours of the night in the
township; that life and property has been endangered; and that a threat
to the comfort and safety of the residents of Brownhelm Township exists.
aforesaid curfew shall be enforced by the Lorain County Sheriff's Department and shall become effective
- Adopted by
the Brownhelm Township Trustees on July 22, 1995.