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NOTICE

Hamilton County, Ohio Registered Land Documents

On August 6, 2014, the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners passed Resolution 25 to abolish Registered Land in Hamilton County.

Due to stay of lawsuit "Implementation Date" of September 5, 2014 was delayed until now.

Effective, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 @ 3:00 PM any Registered Land document presented for recording will be recorded in the traditional recording system pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 5310.50, by the Hamilton County Recorder's Office.

Standard recording fees will apply - $28.00 for the first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page thereafter for most documents.

Instruments for the conveyance or encumbrance of registered land that on and after November 10, 2015 @ 3:00 PM, shall be filed in the traditional recording system as provided in sections 5310.41 and 5310.45 of the Ohio Revised Code. No new certificate of title will be issued and documents will be returned after scanning into the Hamilton County Recorder's Office computer system.

Documents with legal descriptions will be entered, verified and indexed into the Geographical Index (9th Series PDI).

Until there has been a conveyance of the property, in preparing the prior instrument reference on each such instrument of conveyance or encumbrance, the certificate of title that pertains to the land shall be identified as the prior instrument by the document's preparer.

The Recorder will mark prior RL documents presented for recording with a red ink stamp PRIOR REGISTERED LAND.

HCRO staff will enter in the document remarks field of the HCRO Computer (PDI) the PRIOR REG LAND - CERT # if provided on the original document

Any pending Registered Land court cases on or prior to November 10, 2015 at 3:00 PM will be handled pursuant to ORC 5310.44.

 







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