Brownhelm Township Hall
1940 North Ridge Road
Vermilion, Ohio 44089
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 Department.
CURFEW FOR MINORS
a curfew for all persons age sixteen (16) and under is hereby enacted
for the immediate perservation of the public
peace, health, and safety in the unincorporated areas of the Township of
Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio.
the provisions of the curfew shall be as follows:
minor age sixteen (16) and under shall be or remain upon any public
road, street, sidewalk, alley, or public places in the unicorporated 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.
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.
person age sixteen (16) or under who violates the provisions of this
curfew shall be apprehended and taken home to parents, guardians, or
other authorized persons.
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
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
by the Brownhelm Township Trustees on July 22, 1995.