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    Comprehensive Fee Schedule - Recording and Services      Back

    EXPLANATION

    RELEVANT SECTION OF ORC

    FEE

    For recording and indexing when the photocopy or any similar process is employed, Twenty-Eight Dollars for the first two pages and Eight Dollars for each page thereafter, size eight and one half inches by fourteen inches, or a fraction thereof, including the caption of such instrument.

    Section 317.32

    $28.00

    For certifying a photocopy from the record previously recorded, Two Dollars per page, size eight and one half inches by fourteen inches, or fraction thereof; for each certification where the Recorder’s seal is required, except as to instruments issued by the armed forces of the United States, One Dollar.

    Section 317.32

    $2.00/1.00

    For manual or typewritten recording of assignment or satisfaction of mortgagor lease or any other marginal entry, Eight Dollars.

    Section 317.32

    $8.00

    For entering any marginal reference by separate recorded instrument, Four Dollars for each marginal reference set out in such instrument, in addition to the recording fee set forth in Division (D) of this section

    Section 317.32 Division (D)

    $4.00

    For indexing in the real estate mortgage records, pursuant to division (B) of section 1309.40 of the Revised Code, financing statements filed which are to become fixtures, Four Dollars each name Indexed in Real Estate Mortgage Record.

    Section 317.32

    $4.00

    For recording manually any plat not exceeding six lines, Four Dollars and for additional line, Twenty Cents.

    Section 317.32

    $4.00/.20

    For filing Township Zoning Resolutions.

    Section 317.32, 519.11

    $50.00

    For filing Zoning Amendments.

    Section 317.31, 519.12

    $20.00

    In any County where the Recorder employs the photostatic or any similar process for recording maps or plats, he shall charge and collect for recording or re-recording of any map, plat or print, a fee of Ten Cents per square inch, for each square inch of the plat filed for such recording, with a minimum fee of Forty Dollars.

    Section 317.32

    $40.00 minimum / $.10 per square inch

    For certifying a copy from the record, Four Cents per square inch of the record, with a minimum fee of Four Dollars.

    Section 317.32

    $4.00 minimum / $.04 per square inch

    For filing map of Abandoned Mine

    Section 4153.42

    $10.00

    For filing of Planned Unit Development same as fees provided in Section 317.32

    Section 317.32

     

    For recording of Condominium-Declaration-By-Laws-Drawing same as fees provided in Section 317.32

    Section 317.32

     

    For services in making Revision of Inlots and Outlots of municipal corporation, per day, Section 711.33

    Section 711.33

    $4.00

    For recording and filing Annexation Proceedings Section 709.06 same fees as for Deeds, Mortgages etc.

     

     

    Entry on Plat of Lots Vacated Section 711.27 same fee as like cases

    Section 711.27

     

    Detachment from Village Section 709.39 same as fees in Section 317.32

    Section 709.39/Section 317.32

     

    Incorporation Proceedings Section 707.24 same

    Section 707.24

     

    Sanitary District Decree incorp.

    Section 6115.09

    $2.00

    Decree of Incorporation of Conservancy District

    Section 6101.09

    $2.00

    For recording agreement to Indian Mounds, Earthworks or Archaeological Sites, Sec. 149.51-.52-/53-/54-.55 same as for deeds.

    Sections 149.51-.52-.53-.54-.55

     

    For recording and indexing and making copies of Certificate of Probate Judge as to transfer of real estate, same fee as for recording and indexing of deeds.

    Section 2113.63

     

    For recording and indexing Affidavit for Transfer and Record of Real Estate Inherited, same fee as for recording and indexing of deeds.

    Section 317.32 (D)

     

    For recording any certified copy of any matter in reference to Bankruptcy Sec. 317.10 the same fees as provided in Sec. 317.32 (D)

    Section 317.32 (D)

     

    Journal Entries in Appropriation Case Sec. 163.15 Costs in Appropriation Proceedings same as Sec. 317.32 (D)

    Section 317.32 (D)

     

    Recording Land Contracts 5301.331 same fee as in Sec. 317.32 (D).

    Section 317.32 (D)

     

    Releasing, Partial Release & Assignment of Land Contracts Sec. 531.331 same fee as Sec. 317.32 (D)

    Sections 53.1.331/317.32 (D)

     

    Master Mortgage Sec. 5302.15 same fees as in Sec. 317.32 (D).

    Sectors 5302.15/317.32 (D)

     

    Waiver of Priority Section 5301.35 same fee as for Satisfaction of Mortgage. 317.32.

    Sections 5301.35/317.32

     

    For recording of Leases Section 5301.09 same fee as for deeds.

    Section 5301.09

     

    For Assignment, Cancellation of Partial Release, & Non-Forfeiture of Oil & Gas Lease Section 5301.33 same fees as Section 317.32 (D).

    Sections 5301.33/317.312 (D)

     

    Recording, indexing a record of Power of Attorney Section 1337.10 same as fee in Section 317.32 (D)

    Section 1337.10/317.32 (D)

     

    Revocation of Power of Attorney Sec. 1337.10 same as for Release of Mortgages etc.

    Section 1337.10

     

    Notice of Release of Power of Appointment Section 1339.17 same fees Section 317.32

    Section 1339.17/317.32

     

    For recording Discharge of a member of the Armed Forces of the U.S. and for the first certified copy requested Sec. 317.24, 317.27.

    Section 317.24/317.27

    No Fee

    For recording copy of an amendment or amended Articles changing the name of principal office of a corporation Section 1701.73.

    Section 1701.73

    $28.00/+8.00

    Recording a copy of Amendment or Amended Articles Changing Name of A Corporation & Non Profit Corporation refer to Section 1702.38 Standard Recording Fee. 317.32

    Section 1702.38/317.32

    $28.00/+8.00

    Change of Name of Foreign Corporation Section 1703.22

    Section 1703.22

    $28.00/+8.00

    For recording Merger of Corporation the same fee as for deeds. Sec. 1701.81

    Section 1701.81

     

    For recording Certificate of Reinstatement of a Corporation Sec. 5733.32.

    Section 5733.32

    $6.00

    Certificate of Reinstatement of Public Utilities Corp. Section 5727.56

    Section 5727.56

    $6.00

    Marketable Titles Sec. 5301.52 same as provided in Sec. 317.32 (D)

    Section 5301.52/317.32 (D)

     

    Community Improvement Corporation Agreement Sec. 1724.10 same as fees provided in Sec. 317.32 (A)

    Section 1724.10/317.32 (A)

     

    Grant of Right of Way or Easement to Railroad Company Sec. 4961.39 same as provided in Sec. 317.32 (D)

    Sections 4961.39/317.32 (D)

     

    Patents for Land Sec. 5301.38 same as fees in Section 317.32 (D)

    Section 5301.38/317.32 (D)

     

    Transfer of Interest in Partnerships Sec. 1783.05 same as fees in Sec. 317.32 (D).

    Section 1783.05/317.32 (D)

     

    Liens

     

     

    For recording Mechanic’s Lien Sec. 1311.06 same fee as for deeds, etc.

    Section 1311.06

     

    For indexing and recording Notice to Commence Suit on Mechanic’s Lien same fees a release of mortgage or other liens Sec. 1311.11

    Section 1311.11

     

    For recording or making a copy of statement of subcontractor, etc. or certificate of the date of such filing for record, same fees as provided in Sec. 317.32. Sec. 1311.29

    Section 317.321311.29

     

    Public Funds Lien Sec. 1311.29 same as Statement of Subcontractor.

    Section 1311.29

     

    Refusal to Release Lien Sec. 1311.20 same fees as for Satisfaction of Mortgage.

    Section 1311.20

     

    For filing & indexing Internal Revenue Lien Section 317.09

    Section 319.09

    $5.00/3.00

    For Releasing Section 317.09

    Section 317.09

     

    For filing of Delinquent Tangible and Intangible Tax Lien Section 5719.04

    Section 5719.04

    No Fee

    For Recording Certificate of Release of Delinquent Tax Lien or Certificate of Partial Discharge Section 5719.07 (Personal Tax).

    Section 5719.07

    $4.00

    For filing Recognizance Bonds Liens Section 2937.27

    Section 2937.27

    No Fee

    For releasing Recognizance Lien Section 2937.27

    Section 2937.27

    No Fee

    For recording of Unemployment Compensation Lien Section 4141.23

    Section 4141.23

    No Fee/4.00

    For releasing Section 4141.23

    Section 4141.23

     

    For recording and releasing of Industrial Commissions Affidavit Section 4123.76

    Section 4123.76

    No Fee

    For recording of Franchise Tax Liens Section 5733.18

    Section 5733.18

    No Fee/ 2.00

    For releasing Section 5733.18

    Section 5733.18

     

    For filing and indexing Supersedeas Bond section 2505.13

    Section 2505.13

    $1.00

    For recording and indexing of Certificate of Mutual Companies Section 3929.18. Same fee as for deeds, etc.

    Section 3929.18

     

    County Home Lien Certificate filed Section 5155.261

    Section 5155.261

    No Fee

    Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Bond Section 4509.60

    Section 4509.60

    $10.00

    For filing & indexing Severence Tax Lien Section 5749.02

    Section 5749.02

    No Fee

    For filing Lien for Common Expenses Condominium same as fee in Section 317.32 (D).

    Section 317.32 (D)

     

    For Release of Lien by the Court Section 2127.19 same as Section 317.32.

    Sections 2127.19/317.32

     

    For Release of Lien or Mortgage Section 5301.40 same as fee in Section 317.32.

    Sections 5301.40/317.32

     

    Financing Statements

     

     

    For filing, indexing, and furnishing filing data for an original, amended or a continuation statement on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State, or other form approved by filing officer. Section 1309.40

    Section 1309.40

    $12.00 plus $4.00 for each name indexed

    If form not prescribed or approved.

     

     

    For Certificate (Search) showing date and hour, presently effective statement name of debtor, owner, lessee and any assignment

     

    $20.00

    Plus $2.00 for each financing statement and for each statement of assignment reported in the certificate Sec. 1309.40

    Section 1309.40

    $2.00

    For copy of Financing Statement or statement of assignment per page.

     

    $2.00

    For filing, indexing an assignment on form prescribed by Secretary of State or approved form Section 1309.42

    Section 1309.42

    $12.00 plus $4.00 for each name indexed

    If form not prescribed or approved.

     

     

    For indexing in the real estate mortgage records, pursuant to division (B) of section 1309.40 of the Revised Code, financing statements filed which are to become fixtures, Four Dollars each name indexed in real estate mortgage record. Section 317.32

    Section 317.32

    $4.00

    For filing and indexing Termination Statement. Section 1309.41

    Section 1309.41

     

    For filing and noting a statement of release of collateral. Section 1309.43

    Section 1309.43

    $12.00 plus $4.00 for each name indexed

    If form not prescribed or approved

     

     

    No fee shall be charged for the cancellation and termination of any chattel mortgage, conditional sales instruments or other instruments filed prior to July 1, 1962 for which a filing fee was paid under former 1319.16 O.R.C.

     

     

    Copies

     

     

    Photocopies per page. Section 317.32(I)

    Section 317.32(I)

    $2.00 per page

    Fax Copies, local. Sec. 317.32 (J)

    Section 317.32(J)

    $2.00 per page

    Fax Copies, long dist. Section 317.32(J)

    Section 317.32(J)

    $4.00 per page

    "Torrens" Law - Sec. 5310.15 or Registered Land

     

     

    Under the law providing for the settlement, registration, transfer and assurance of land titles and to simplify and facilitate transactions in real estate, known as the "Torrens System."

     

     

    The Recorder shall receive the following fees:

     

     

    (A) For original registration of title, issuing duplicate certificate, entering memorials and memorandums, as directed by the decree, and indexing it, Sixty Dollars.

     

    $60.00

    (B) For examining and registering each transfer of Registered Land, including the filing of all papers therewith, entering memorials, issuing new duplicate certificate of title and indexing it, Sixty Dollars for the first distinct body or parcel or land contained in such certificate, and Four Dollars for each additional distinct body or parcel of land contained in such certificate.

     

    $60.00/4.00

    (C) For filing, examining, and entering a memorial of each mortgage or lease, upon Registered Land, and indexing it, for each separately registered parcel, Twenty Dollars

     

    $20.00

    (D) For filing, examining, and entering a memorial of each lien, charge, or demand upon Registered Land, and indexing it, for each separately registered parcel of land, Ten Dollars

     

    $10.00

    (E) For cancellation of any memorial or memorandum, Two Dollar; for entry of change of address, or notice of dower, for each separately registered parcel, Ten Dollars.

     

    $2.00/10.00

    (F) For each certified copy of a Registered Certificate, or issuing a Mortgagee’s Duplicate Certificate, or issuing a new Owner’s Duplicate Certificate to replace one which has been lost or destroyed, Thirty Dollars

     

    $30.00

    (G) For filing, examining, and entering Memorial of each release, Assignment, or Waiver of Priority of a Mortgage, Lease, Lien, Charge, or Demand upon Registered Land and indexing it, for each separately registered parcel, Ten Dollars.

     

    $10.00

    (H) For filing, examining, and entering a Memorial of each official Certificate of Pending Suit, Judgment, Lien, attachment, execution, or levy, upon Registered Land and indexing it, for each separately registered parcel, Ten Dollars.

     

    $10.00

    (I) For continuing an Owner’s Duplicate Certificate, or Mortgagee’s Duplicate Certificate and entering certifying memorials and notations thereon, Ten Dollars.

     

    $10.00

    (J) For certificate as to taxes and special assessments, for each separately registered parcel, Twenty Dollars

     

    $20.00

    (K) For filing, recording, and indexing any papers or instruments other than those provided in this section or any certified copy of record or of any instrument on file in his office, the same fees allowed bylaw for like services.

     

     

    (L) For issuing subpoenas and notices and swearing witnesses, the same fees allowed the Clerk for like services.

     

     


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