Douglas DeBord
Director of Public Safety

Email | 740-477-8224


586 North Court Street, Station 1

Training & Education

Firefighting and EMS services are taken very seriously in Circleville. Training is an important task that is undertaken at least 1 day every week. The Circleville Fire & EMS Department also has programs for fire safety inspections, Haz-Mat, NIMS, Fire Prevention, and more.

Response & Prevention

Circleville Fire & EMS responds 24 hours a day to calls for fire or EMS service, participates in fire prevention efforts, performs fire inspections, investigates hazardous materials, and places effort in improving residential quality of life. The department serves the residents of Circleville with a response area of 6.7 square miles and a population of just under 14,000. There is a Certified Fire Safety Inspector on staff (by appointment only). For appointments, call 740-474-3333.

Fire-Related Applications


Circleville Fire Department
  • 586 N. Court St.
  • Circleville, OH 43113
Brian Thompson

Fire Chief



Emergency: 911

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Public Safety Alerts

You can sign up using the Notify Me link to receive text messages and alerts from the Circleville Police Department. Text messages and alerts will be sent out whenever there is an incident or situation where the public needs to be made aware.

The Circleville Police Department consists of the Chief of Police, Sergeants, Patrolmen, Detectives Bureau, K9 Unit, School Resource Officer SWAT Team, and Dispatch Center. All together they work to meet the needs of the citizens of Circleville.
The Mission Statement of The Circleville Police Department is to provide a safe and orderly environment in our community through professionalism, dedication, and an active partnership with the community, and give them the protection they so richly deserve.


Circleville Police Department
  • G. Shawn Baer
  • Circleville, OH 43113
  • 151 East Franklin St.
  • Circleville, OH 43113

Unclaimed Property

The Circleville Police Department property room has obtained found property over several years that has not been claimed. If you are missing bicycles (boys and girls), tools, electronic devices, sporting goods equipment, automotive equipment, or any household items please contact the Circleville Police Department property room. You will be asked for a description of the item, make, model, and serial number if there is one. The item will have to be properly identified prior to making an appointment to come to view the item for positive identification and release the item. Contact the property room at or contact Detective Farrelly at 740-474-8888 Ext. 6193.


Public Service


James A. Stanley

Director of Public Service

Email | 740-477-8224


The Department of Public Service is responsible for maintaining city streets, trafic lights and controllers, storm sewers and catch basins, as well as performing other various duties on a daily basis. We also house our brother department, Building Maintenance. The Building Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining and repairing the city's buildings.

Building Department


Would you like to report a pothole? Let us know.

Report A Pothole

Would you like to report a streetlight out? Let us know.

Report A Streetlight

City Map


Brenda Short
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Email
Suzanne Johnson
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Email
  • Monday – Friday
  • 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Public Utilities


  • 108 E. Franklin St.
  • Circleville, OH 43113
Brian Frost

Utilities Manager

Ragene Pinson

Administrative Assistant

  • Business Hours
  • Monday – Friday
  • 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Department of Public Utilities provides water and sanitary sewer service for the City of Circleville, Ohio.

Procedure To Obtain Service

You must come into our office, fill out a short form, and show identification and a social security number. You must bring a copy of your lease or your closing papers. Tenants must make a $100 deposit. We do require a 24-hour notice for service work. The Public Utilities Service Sign-up forms are available online.

Payment Types Accepted

24-hour night depository
Automated check withdrawal program (PDF)
MasterCard / Visa / American Express
Online payments using the City of Circleville website

Online Utility Payment Option

Review and pay your water/sewer bill online. The City of Circleville utility customers now have the option of paying their water/sewer bills with a credit or debit card over the Internet. Additionally, customers will have the opportunity to go paperless by receiving their utility bills through email as opposed to having them mailed to their address Getting started is easy, just use the online utility payment link. Customers will need their utility account number and the last name on the utility account. The city’s online option will allow customers to view their current and previous utility bill, payment history and usage history with a click of the mouse. We are pleased to provide this service to our customers, please contact the Utilities Department at 740-477-8255 if you have any questions.

Avoiding Disconnect

Please note that if you are making an online payment for a previous balance to avoid disconnect, payment must be received before the date specified on the termination notice. Online payments for previous balances received on the date of disconnection may still be subject to shut off and all associated fees.

Public Utilities Service Sign-Up Forms

Download and fill out the forms required to sign up for utilities.

Online Utility Bill Payments

Pay your utility bills online anytime.