Harrison County, Ohio

Recording Fees

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For the services hereinafter specified the County Recorder shall charge and collect the fees provided to be paid upon the presentation of the respective instruments for record or upon the application for any certified copy of the record as follows:

The fees provided in this section shall be paid upon the presentation of the instruments for record, or upon the application for any certified copy of the record excepting fees and expenses incurred in the filing of United States tax liens, discharges, and releases, the payment for which shall be governed by section 317.09 of the Revised Code.

Under Sec. 317.32 the County Recorder shall charge and collect the following fees:

Effective October 17, 2019, statewide recording fees for most documents will increase by $6.00 due to the enactment of HB 166 state budget legislation. The new recording fee for the first two pages will be $34.00 (previously $28.00). Each additional page remains the same as current law at $8.00. Half of all recording fees collected are required to be submitted to the state to the credit of the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.

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 page of such instrument.

Sec 317.32…… 28.00  

Minimum fee $28.00 +8.00

AFTER 10-17-2019

For recording and indexing when the photocopy or any similar process is employed, THIRTY FOUR  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 page of such instrument.

Sec 317.32…… 34.00  

Minimum fee $34.00 +8.00

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.

Sec. 317.32…… 2.00 +1.00

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


For recording manually any plat not exceeding six lines FOUR DOLLARS and for additional line TWENTY CENTS.

Sec. 317.32…… 4.00 +.20

For filing Township Zoning Resolutions.

Sec. 317.32, 519.11…… 100.00

For filing Zoning Amendments Sec. 317.31, 519.12, TWENTY DOLLARS for the FIRST PAGE and EIGHT DOLLARS for each additional page thereafter……. 20.00 +8.00

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. Sec. 317.32 …… 40.00

For certifying a copy from the record, FOUR CENTS per square inch of the record, with a minimum fee of FOUR DOLLARS. Sec. 317.32 4.00

For filing map of ABANDONED MINE Sec. 4153.42... 10.00

For filing of PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT same as fees provided in Sec. 317.32.

For recording of CONDOMINIUM-DECLARATION-BY-LAWS-DRAWINGS- same as fees provided in Sec. 317.32.

For services in making REVISION OF INLOTS and OUTLOTS of municipal corporation, per day, Sec. 711.33… 4.00

For recording and filing ANNEXATION PROCEEDINGS Sec. 709.06 same fees as for Deeds, Mortgages, etc.  Entry on PLAT of LOTS VACATED Sec. 711.27 same fee as like cases.

DETACHMENT FROM VILLAGE Sec. 709.39 same as fees in Sec. 317.32.  

INCORPORATION Proceedings Sec. 707.24 same fees as for deeds.

SANITARY DISTRICT DECREE incorp. Sec. 6115.09…… 2.00

Decree of Incorporation of CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

Sec. 6101.09……………………………………… 2.00

For recording agreement to INDIAN MOUNDS –EARTHWORKS OR ARCHAELOGICAL SITES – Sec. 149.51-.52-.53-.54-.55 same as for deeds.

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.  Sec. 2113.63.

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


Costs in Appropriation Proceedings – same as Sec. 317.32 (D).

RECORDING LAND CONTRACTS, 5301.331 same fee as in Sec. 317.32 (D).

Releasing, Partial Release & Assignment of LAND CONTRACTS 

Sec.5301.331 same fee as Sec. 317.32 (D).

MASTER MORTGAGE Sec 5302.15 same fees as in Sec. 317.32 (D).

WAIVER OF PRIORITY Sec. 5301.35 same fee as for Satisfaction of Mortgage. 317.32.

For Recording of LEASES Sec. 5301.09 same fee as for deeds.

For Assignment, Cancellation of Partial Release, & Non Forfeiture of OIL & GAS LEASE Sec.

5301.33 same fees as Sec. 317.32 (D).

Recording, Indexing a record of POWER OF ATTORNEY Sec. 1337.10 same as fee in Sec. 317.32 (D).

REVOCATION OF POWER OF ATTORNEY Sec.1337.10 same as for Release of Mortgages etc.


Sec 1339.17 same fees Sec. 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 No Fee

For Recording copy of an amendment or amended ARTICLES CHANGING THE NAME of principal office of a Corporation 28.00

Sec. 1701.73…… +8.00

RECORDING a copy of AMENDMENT OR AMENDED Articles CHANGING NAME OF A CORPORATION & Non Profit Corporation refer to Sec. 1702.38 Standard 28.00

Recording Fee. Sec. 317.32…… +8.00


Sec. 1703.22… 28.00 +8.00

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

For recording CERTIFICATE OF REINSTATEMENT of a  Corporation Sec. 5733.22…… 6.00


MARKETABLE TITLES Sec. 5301.52 same as provided in Sec. 317.32 (D).

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION AGREEMENT Sec. 1724.10 same as fees provided in Sec. 317.32 (A).

GRANT OF RIGHT OF WAY OR EASEMENT to Railroad Company Sec. 4961.39 same as provided in Sec. 317.32 (D).

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

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