The Lake County Common Pleas Court is located at 47 North Park Place, in downtown Painesville, Ohio, approximately 29 miles northeast of Cleveland, Ohio. The general Lake County telephone number is (440) 350-2500.
From State Route 2 (Lakeland Freeway): get off at the Richmond Street (S.R. 283) exit; turn left and go south on Richmond Street to downtown Painesville, about 0.7 mile (five traffic signal lights) to Erie Street; turn left on East Erie Street, go about 700 feet, and use the parking lots located at the north end of the courthouse and in the vicinity of the sheriff’s office and juvenile court, or, turn left on South Park Place, one street past one signal light south of Erie Street, drive around the square and park at the metered spaces in front of the courthouse.
From Interstate Route 90: get off at the S.R. 44 exit (mile marker 200); go north on S.R. 44; exit at S.R. 84; turn right onto S.R. 84, and go east to Liberty Street, the second traffic signal light; turn left onto Liberty Street and go north to downtown Painesville, about 1 mile. Turn right onto South Park Place, drive around the square, and park in front of the courthouse at the metered parking spaces, or, turn right onto East Erie Street (two signal lights north of South Park Place), go about 700 feet, and use the parking lots located at the north end of the courthouse and in the vicinity of the sheriff’s office and juvenile court.
Parking: Parking is available to the public only in the county lot on the north side of East Erie Street, adjacent to the Juvenile Justice Center. There is also a limited number of metered parking spaces on the square (around Veteran’s Park).
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