State law requires residential rental property be registered with their County Auditor. Residential rental property is one in which an exchange in value, i.e. money, goods, or services, for the unit being leased or otherwise rented for residential purposes. For further information on requirements, please select the "Additional Information" link.
You may download a copy of the registration form from our web page and mail it to the Franklin County Auditor's Office, Attn: Danielle Farrell, 373 S. High St. 21st floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215, or you may register online from the auditor's website.
Failure to comply with the initial filing or updating of the information is considered a violation of the law and each property is then subject to fines of $150 per tax year. If you have any questions please contact my office at 614-525-4663 (HOME) or e-mail at ClarenceMingo@franklincountyohio.gov.