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Refuse and recycling collection is handled by the Public Works Division. Questions about refuse/recycling, as well as special collection information, may be found on by visiting the Refuse and Recycling page.
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The population has increased by 4.59% since the most recent census, with a 2020 population of 31,406.
City Hall is at 305 N Main Street in Bowling Green. This facility is located by the Wood County Public Library. Many City Administrative offices are located here. This is also the place where residents pays municipal utility bills. The City has many other facilities, though.
Yes, the City has an Open Records Policy. All records related items may be found on the Records Commission page.
Access the City Council page to find the most up to date meeting information.
You do not need a permit to have a garage sale. However, if you are putting signs in the right-of-way you do need a permit. The right-of-way is generally defined as the area between the sidewalk and the street. There is no charge for the permit. To learn more about obtaining this permit, visit the Municipal Administrator section.
General questions can be referred to the Municipal Administrator's Office by phone at 419-354-6204 or by email. Department-specific phone numbers can be found by visiting our Staff Directory.