2023 Calendar

Community Information VIEW THE DEFIANCE COMMUNITY CALENDAR   View Maps and Trails in Defiance, Ohio Visit the Defiance Development & Visitors Bureau (DDVB) Visit the Defiance Arts Organization Visit the Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce Visit the United Way of Defiance County Visit Ohio. Find It Here! CITY INFORMATION & CALENDAR City of Defiance Board...

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“Leading a Great Place to Live” Podcast with Mayor Mike McCann

LISTEN to the Podcast HERE! “Leading a Great Place to Live” with Mayor of Defiance Mike McCann A Podcast with Garett Mansfield of iHeart Radio, WONW1280 Hear from the people helping to keep our area a great place to live. In this Podcast, Mayor of Defiance Mike McCann visits with Garett Mansfield to discuss developments…

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🚗 PROPER LANE TURN:  A visual reminder on proper lane turning. A motorist must give a turn signal or intention to turn left or right continuously during at least the last one hundred feet traveled before turning. SCHOOL BUS LAWS IN OHIO: The laws in Ohio depends on the number of lanes. Keep an eye out for those yellow school buses, and when in...

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IWIP Defiance Plan 2022

We invite you to read the Public Meeting Presentation for the City of Defiance’s Integrated Watershed Improvement Plan.  Read it here: 07.19.22 Public Meeting Presentation on IWIP  Comments are welcomed – see page 32. Integrated Planning is an approach adopted by USEPA that allows for a more holistic view of a community’s obligations, needs and…

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BUCHMAN PARK on the Glaize

BUCHMAN PARK on the GLAIZE Mayor Mike McCann and City Administrator Ryan Mack display the simulated $10,000 check the city recently received from the Defiance College Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Iota Phi Chapter to honor of the late City Historian/DC Professor Randy Buchman, who passed away on July 28, and the late Professor of Education...

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Land To Lake Magazine

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The latest issue, “2021 Overview” is available to the public now! Protecting Resources of the Maumee River Watershed throughout Defiance County Upper Maumee Smart Watershed Pilot H2Ohio Wetlands Project in Defiance Empowering Our Community Blazing the Buckeye Trail View or download Land to Lake Magazine Issue 14 here. Print magazines are free and available in the City…

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Look for the new Public Parking signs to indicate proper lots you can park for FREE in the downtown Defiance area. These were made possible by a great partnership between the City of Defiance and the Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau – Design Committee. Pictured are (from left) D.J. Zeedyk, Assistant Director of Service; City…

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New Development Page

Our Engineers Office and City Officials are always working to improve infrastructure and keep Defiance a Great Place to Live. Our new Development page was designed for easy-access to information on Districts, Zones, Maps, Plans and to showcase some of our most recent Projects.

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The City of Defiance recently earned recognition as a 2020 Tree City USA and for receiving a Growth Award by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management!  The citizens of Defiance should be proud to live in a community that makes the planting and care of trees a…

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