IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS
Information regarding HB 294, ORC 5323.02(A), Owner information requirements for residential rental property
Effective September 28, 2006, owners of residential rental properties must file the following information with the County Auditor and maintain current information each and every year:
Owner's name, address, and phone number; or name of trustee, administrator, general partner, manager, associate or member;
Street address and permanent parcel number of rental property;
The year that any rental dwelling units were built.
Residential Rental Property is defined in 5323.01 ORC as: Real Property where one or more dwelling units are leased for residential purposes, or Mobile home park or site where lots are leased for parking mobile/manufactured homes/RV's for residential purpose.
The information will be filed and maintained in a manner for public inspection (5323.02(B) ORC & 149.43 ORC).
This does not apply to hotels or college dormitories.
Owners of residential rental property who reside outside the State of Ohio must designate an individual in Ohio to serve as their agent in case of, or in the event that legal actions are necessary (5323.03 ORC).
If the owner has designated an agent with the Secretary of State, a certified copy of that document must be filed with the County Auditor.
Those who fail to comply will be guilty of a minor misdemeanor. Any change of information must be reported within 10 days to the Gallia County Auditor.Larry M. BetzGallia Co. Auditor18 Locust St.Gallipolis, Oh 45631740-446-4612 ext. 213
In compiling this data, Gallia County/Gallipolis City has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this data, however no guarantee is given or implied. In no event shall Gallia County/Gallipolis City or it’s employees be held liable for any loss or damage, consequential or otherwise, including but not limited to time, money or goodwill, arising from the use, operation or modification of the data or information. No person, entity or user shall sell, give or receive for the purpose of selling or offering for sale, any portion of the information or data provided herein, nor may they use the information in a manner that is in violation of any federal, state or local law or regulation. This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider