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Welcome to the online home of the Street Department of the City of Canton, Ohio. The objective of the City of Canton’s Street Department is to provide roadway safety and to maintain the city streets to the best of our ability.

The Street Department performs the following on a yearly basis:

  • Road Berming
  • Roadside Ditches and Swales
  • Mowing of Right of Ways
  • Road Base Repairs

For more information on any of these procedures view the link to the right.


The Street Department also performs the following Non-Street work as well:

  • Oversee the grasses of rank growth (overgrown grass) of private property
  • Organize and assist in Beautify A Neighborhood (BAN)
  • Set up and removal of bleachers for the Hall of Fame Parade
  • Cleanup of the Hall of Fame Parade
  • Assist with Downtown events: set-up, cleanup, barricades as requested
  • Locate and erect the City Christmas tree in the Market Street South Plaza

For more information on any of these procedures view the link to the right.

Thank you letter to Ohio CAT (PDF) for loaning equipment to help prepare for Hall of Fame festivities.

Streets News

Officials propose new policy on salting city streets
By Matthew Rink staff writer
Posted: Dec 12, 2014


Posted Dec. 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am


Too much road salt is seeping into the local aquifers, according to an analysis by the city, prompting officials to take a new approach toward treating ice- and snow-covered streets.

Canton buys more than 10,000 tons of road salt each winter. It stores the salt in three domes at its Service Center, at 2436 30th St. NE, and another at 2506 Cleveland Ave. SW.

Lab reports have detected …

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