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Allen County
Recorder's
Office

301 N. Main Street
Room 204
Lima, OH 45801

Phone:
419-223-8517

Fax:
419-223-8555

E-mail:
Mona S. Losh, Recorder

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1243
Lima, OH 45802

Hours of Operation
Monday
to
Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm

Schedule of Fees

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RECORDER FEES

*The Allen County Recorder accepts conveyances by mail only if they have the Allen County Auditor's Conveyance Stamp affixed to the document prior to
arriving in our office.*


FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT DOCUMENTS, THE FEE TO BE CHARGED AND/OR REVISION OF FEES, CONSULT THE OHIO REVISED CODE


 

DOCUMENTS TOTAL FEES
DOCUMENTS
Deeds, Mortgages, Affidavits, Agreements, Annexations, Easements, Certificates of Transfer, Land Contracts, Leases, Mechanic's Liens, Partnerships, Trust Documents, Powers of Attorney
ORC 317.32(A)
$28.00 for first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page
Marginal Notations/References by Separate Instrument for Releases, Amendments, Assignments, Modifications, etc.
ORC §317.32(D)
$4.00 each reference and $28.00 for first two pages plus $8.00 for each additional page
Plats, Condominium Drawings
ORC §317.32(K)
$41.40 per page
Plans/Drawings of Public Buildings
ORC §317.35(B)
$10.00 for first two pages and $2.00 for each additional page
Veterans' Military Service Discharges & Military Powers of Attorney (Recording of)
ORC §317.24(A) and ORC §317.32.2
No Fee
One Certified Copy of Veteran's Military Service Discharge
ORC §317.27
No Fee
LIENS AND BONDS
Federal:
Abstracts of Judgment (Federal Court) $5.00
Federal Tax Liens (IRS) $5.00
Federal Estate Tax Liens $5.00
Re-filings, Corrections of same $5.00
Release of Federal Liens $3.00
Release of Abstracts of Judgment (Federal Court) $3.00
All Above Federal Liens or Bonds ORC §317.09 & §317.32

Other Bonds:

Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility
ORC §4509.60
$10.00
Supersedeas Bond Filing (and Release of)
ORC §2505.13
$1.00

No Filing Fee For The Following Liens, Bonds And Releases:

Bureau of Worker's Compensation Liens & Releases, ORC §4123.76
BWC Certificates of Premium Due or Related Filings. ORC §4123.78
Corrupt Activities Lien Notice/Termination/Part Termination ORC §2923.36(A)(P)
County Home Lien Certificate ORC §5155.261
Environmental Protection Agency Lien (Ohio EPA) ORC §3752.112(B)
Franchise Tax Liens ORC §5733.18
Medicaid Fraud Liens ORC §2933.75
Medical Assistance Liens Owed by Provider ORC §5111.021
Motor Fuel Dealer Bond/Surety/Release. etc. ORC §5735.03
Personal Property Tax Liens ORC §5719.04
Recognizance Liens (and Release of) ORC §2937.25, §2937.26 and §2937.27
Release of Surety Liens ORC §5749.02
Release of Severance Tax Liens ORC §5749.02
Severance Tax Liens ORC §5749.02
Tangible and Intangible Tax Liens (Delinquency) ORC §5719.04
Unemployment Compensation Liens (JFS) ORC §4141.23(D)

Release, Partial Release, Discharge of:

Franchise Tax Lien
ORC §5733.18
$4.00
Personal Property Tax Lien
ORC §5719.07
$4.00
Tangible & Intangible Tax Lien
ORC §5719.07
$4.00
Unemployment Compensation Lien
ORC §4141.23(D)
$4.00
Medical Assistance Release Owed by Provider
ORC §5111.021
$2.00
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE FILINGS
UCC Filings Relating to Real Estate
Including Amendments, Assignments, Continuations, Corrections, Terminations,
ORC §1309.514, §1309.519, §317.32(E) and §1309.525(A)
$12.00 and $4.00 for each name indexed
UCC Terminations
(not related to real estate)
ORC §1309.513 and §1309.525(A)
$12.00
UCC Searches
ORC §1309.523, §1309.525(B)(1)(2)
$20.00
Limited Searches (of one UCC document)
ORC §1309.525(B)(2)
$5.00
Copies relating to UCC Searches
ORC §317.32(I)
$2.00 per page
COPIES & FAX TRANSMISSIONS
Copies, per page (and) Plat Copies per page
ORC §317.32(I)
$2.00
Copies - Certified ($2.00 per page)
ORC §317.32(B)
$1.00 per seal
Plat Copies - Certified
ORC §317.32(B)
$16.60
Facsimile Transmissions
Local and Toll-Free Transmission
Long Distance Transmission
ORC §317.32(J)
 
$2.00
$4.00

 

GENERAL, NON-PROFIT & FOREIGN CORPORATIONS
Corporation Amendments, Name Change or Principle Office Location Change ORC §1701.73(D)
Non-Profit Corporation Amendment, Name Change or Principle Office Location Change ORC §1702.38(H) Foreign Corporation Name Change ORC §1703.22 Mergers, Consolidations ORC §1701.81(E)
$28.00 for first two pages and $8.00 for each additional page
Non-Profit Certificate of Reinstatement ORC §1702.59 $2.00
Reinstatement of Public Utilities ORC §5727.56 $6.00
Reinstatement of Corporations ORC §5733.22(A)(2)(c) $6.00
Cancellation of Articles of Incorporation, and of Public Utility
ORC §5727.54, §5733.20
No Fee
OTHER
Abandoned Mine (map of) ORC §1563.42 $10.00
Declaration for Health Care ORC §2133.02 $28.00
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care ORC §1337.12
ORC §317.32(K) fees are for one or both documents
$28.00
Zoning Resolutions: Text/Maps (first time)
ORC §303.11, §519.11, §317.32(G)
$50.00
Zoning Amendments
ORC §303.12, §519.12, §317.32(H)
$20.00

No County Recorder shall record a map, plan of a subdivision, or lot, without approval or certification of such a map or plan by the planning commissioner, engineer, legislative authority, or other board or officer.


e-Recording

To participate in e-Recording with our office you must have established an escrow account and have filed a completed e-Recording agreement. A fee may be charged by the e-Recording vendor. Conveyances can not be electronically recorded at this time.

Please download the e-Recording Agreement found on the first page of the website and mail to:

Allen County Recorder
Attn: Mona S. Losh
301 North Main St.
Suite 204
Lima, Ohio 45801


ORC § 317.082

*THE COUNTY RECORDER SHALL NOT ACCEPT A DOCUMENT FOR RECORDING IF IT CONTAINS A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER unless an affidavit is attached or it is listed as a document excluded by law. See ORC § 317.082.



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