Vital Statistics (Birth & Death Certificates) FAQs « The City of Lakewood, Ohio -

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Vital Statistics (Birth & Death Certificates) FAQs

Q:        What are your regular business hours?

A: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday (with the exception of the holidays).

Q:        Who should I make my check/money order payable to?

A: Make check/money order payable to the City of Lakewood.

Q:        How far back in time do you retain birth records?  

A: We retain some delayed certificates of birth (time range 1882-1908). A large number of these were delayed home birth filings. The recorded certificates of birth start in earnest in 1909 to current.

Q:        How far back in time do you retain death records?

A: We retain recorded certificates of death from 1909 to current.