The following is a quick reference guide to the main types of documents recorded at the Recorder’s Office. For information on a document not listed, please contact the Recorder’s Office directly at 513.946.4570.

Conveyance-Type Documents

  • Certificates of Title to Registered Land (Torrens System)
  • Certificates of Transfer
    • Affidavits
    • Easements
    • Leases
  • Deeds

Encumbrance-Type Documents

  • Easements
  • Land Contracts
  • Liens
    • Mechanic’s Liens
    • Notices of Commencement
    • Federal Tax Liens
    • Personal Property Tax Liens
    • Bond Liens
    • Ohio Bureau of Employment Liens
    • Worker’s Compensation Liens
  • Mortgages

Other Documents

  • Assignments
  • Affidavits
  • Cancellations
  • Cemetery Plats
  • Condominiums
  • Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Easements
  • Leases
  • Living Wills
  • Military Service Discharges (DD-214’s)
  • Partnerships
  • Plats (Drawings showing the location of lots and boundaries)
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Releases/Satisfactions
  • Street Name Changes
  • Subdivision Plats (1794-present)
  • Trusts
  • UCC Financing Statement
  • Zoning Resolutions and Amendments


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