Birth/death records | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Birth/death records


The city of Lakewood 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. We retain recorded certificates of death from 1909 to current. Call 216-529-7690 for more information.

  • 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.