Ohio Recorders Association


Ohio Recorders Association



Lake County Recorder

105 Main Street
Painesville, OH 44077

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

Phone: 440-350-2510
Fax: 440-350-5940

Email: becky.lynch@lakecountyohio.gov

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00-4:00

On Line Search: http://www.lakecountyohio.gov/recorder

Email Public Record Request:




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1. What is your mailing address?

P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077

2. What is your delivery address?

105 Main St.
Painesville, Ohio 44077

3. Does your county have tract (geographical) indexing?
4. Does your county require a legal description with releases and assignments?
5. Does your county require $4.00 for marginal notations on releases and assignments?

Not at this time.

6. What do you charge for copies made by the public?

.20 (twenty cents) legal-size and .10(ten cents) letter-size

7. What do you charge for copies made by the Recorder's Staff?
$2.00 per page
8. Does your county offer on-line access? If so, is there a cost involved?

Yes. Our records are online through AVA, Laredo, and direct search index. Go to http://www.lakecountyohio.gov/recorder for information. The costs are absorbed in the Recorder Technology expense currently.

9. What is your County Auditor's conveyance fee?
$4.00 per thousand
10. What is your County Auditor's transfer fee?
50 cents per parcel
11. Does your county require a SASE or postage?
12. Does your county have Registered Land (Torrens)?
13. Does your county supply blank forms for purchase?
14. What is your county's document turn-around time?
1-2 days
15. Does your office record Soldiers Discharge Records (DD214)?
16. What is your policy for handling documents that are over or under in filing fees?

Our policy is exact amount. Payments which are not accurate are returned.