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Steps for reporting potholes to the city of Cleveland

Potholes all over Cleveland have drivers slowing down. (Source: WOIO) Potholes all over Cleveland have drivers slowing down. (Source: WOIO)
If you have suffered damages or want to report a pothole, please take the following steps:

Check our website to see if your pothole has been reported. If it has, you can file a claim directly with the city

Click here to read the City of Cleveland's Pothole Policy.

If the pothole has not been reported, please report it to us.

You should then send a letter to the city requesting they release information on all reported potholes. This will boost your chances of getting reimbursed. Under the Freedom of Information Act Ohio Public Records Request you are entitled to that information.

Click here for a template for a FOIA request you should send to the city.

If the pothole has been reported, but the city denies your claim, you can take them to Small Claims Court.

Click here for information on Small Claims Court.

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