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

Conveyance documents must be approved by the Hamilton County Engineer (room 700) and Hamilton County Auditor (room 304).

  • Deeds
  • Easements
  • Land Contracts
  • Plats (Subdivision)

Encumbrance-Type Documents

  • Mortgages
  • Restrictions
  • Liens
    • Mechanic’s Liens
    • Notices of Commencement
    • Federal Tax Liens
    • Bond Liens
    • Ohio Bureau of Employment Liens
    • Worker’s Compensation Liens

Other Documents

  • Assignments
  • Affidavits (must pertain to Real Estate in Hamilton County {Real Property})
  • Cemetery Plats
  • Condominiums
  • Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care
  • Living Wills
  • Military Service Discharges (DD-214’s)
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Releases/Satisfactions
  • Trusts (must pertain to Real Estate in Hamilton County {Real Property})
  • Zoning Resolutions and Amendments

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