Welcome to the Village of South Russell

South Russell is home to approximately 4,000 residents and is located at the western edge of Geauga County, Ohio.  The 4 mile long by 1 mile wide village is a residential community with unique character and rural “at home” charm.  South Russell students attend the highly acclaimed Chagrin Falls School System.

The Village of South Russell
is seeking


Part-time Building Inspector

Part-Time Zoning Inspector

Please send cover letter with resume to:  fiscalofficer@southrussell.com


For More Information

South Russell Village’s current online auction at GovDeals.com


As a result of the State’s decision to extend the deadline for filing individual tax returns to May 17, 2021, the deadline to file individual Municipal income tax return has also been extended to May 17th.

The following exceptions apply:

  • This deadline extension only relates to Individual returns.  Net Profit returns have the same April 15th deadline.
  • This announcement does not impact the deadline for first quarter estimated tax payments for tax year 2021.  This deadline continues to be April 15, 2021.

Central Collection Agency
Taxpayer Options for Calendar Year 2021

Blank forms are available for residents at South Russell Village Hall and can be picked up Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Residents can also call CCA directly (1-800-334-6317 or 216-664-2070) to request forms to be mailed to them.
CCA has drop box locations at the following office location:
Cleveland Office:
205 West Saint Clair Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1503
CCA eFile for applicable returns can be found at the following link: https://efile.ccatax.ci.cleveland.oh.us/.  Printable and interactive forms can be found at the following link: http://ccatax.ci.cleveland.oh.us/?p=taxforms . Filing addresses can be found here: http://ccatax.ci.cleveland.oh.us/?p=wheretofile
 With health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 still in existence, CCA will be unable to offer in-person taxpayer assistance at this time.  In order to supplement this service, CCA has been allowing taxpayers to mail in their tax documents (W-2s, 1099s, Federal Schedules, etc.) to CCA, and a CCA staff member will complete the return for them.   This enhanced process will allow taxpayers to have the same experience that they normally would encounter in-person over the phone or through e-mail instead.

CCA Exemption Certificate

2020 Exemption Certificate

Mail Completed form to:
Central Collection Agency
P.O. Box 94810
Cleveland, OH 44101-4810



The Trumbull County Collection Facility is now open all year round for electronics and appliance drop-offs. It is still limited to warm months for household hazardous waste (HHW) recycling and disposal.  The facility will begin accepting HHW on Wednesday, April 21st from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, and every Wednesday thereafter through October 2021. it will also be open on several Saturdays: May 1st, June 5th, August 7th, September 11th, and October 2nd  from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.  Please consider bringing your materials to the Trumbull County Collection Facility rather than dumping them down the drain or throwing them in the trash.

Also, as a reminder for Geauga residents, there will be one-day collections for electronics, appliances and HHW at the Geauga County Fairgrounds. Preregistration will be required.  Please visit the  website at http://www.gottagogreen.org/ or call (800) 707-2673 for more information on getting registered.


On July 13, 2020 the Council of the Village of South Russell passed the following legislation:

Resolution authorizing the Village to discard refuse, street scrapings, and other personal property, such as dirt, grindings, and mulch, that is under the control of the Village Street Department but not needed for the improvement of Village property and no longer necessary to the Village Street Department and determined by the Village to be not needed for public use and of no value to the Village.  

Individuals interested in being placed on a list to obtain such materials when they become available should contact Street Commissioner Alder at (440) 338-3891 or email streets@southrussell.com

The South Russell Village Park is Now

 The playground hours are 8:00 a.m. until dusk daily.  Maximum capacity will be limited to 30 persons.  The disinfecting program has resumed.  Please follow the Governor’s guidelines regarding the wearing of masks and social distancing.  If you have any questions, please contact Chief Rizzo at 440-557-5535.

No Reservations are being taken for South Russell Village Park Pavilion.
The Pavilion may be used on a First Come, First Served Basis.
Group Size is Limited to 10 Persons or Less.

Please Wear A Mask 
When Conducting Business 
In the Village OfficesThank You!


Professional Rain Gardener Flyer 2021

Visit the Geauga Soil and Water District Website

To Register

2021 Pond Management Clinic
Aquatic Invaders in our Backyard Ponds
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
To Register

To Register

Schedule a Vacation Watch or Register Your Pet

New  South Russell Village Building Department Hours

The Building Department will be open from
8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. until noon on Friday

Information from the Illuminating Company
Managing Through a Power Outage

First Energy’s Tips for Managing Through a Power Outage

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Mission Statement

The mission of South Russell Village is to serve the residents of the Village by:

– Providing a high level of essential services

– Planning for future needs while preserving the character of the Village

– Promoting an attitude of professionalism and impatiality among Village officials and employees in a fiscally responsible manner