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Summit & Portage County Filing Fees

PAGES PRICE PAGES PRICE
Up to 2 pages $28.00 12 pages $108.00
3 pages $36.00 13 pages $116.00
4 pages $44.00 14 pages $124.00
5 pages $52.00 15 pages $132.00
6 pages $60.00 16 pages $140.00
7 pages $68.00 17 pages $148.00
8 pages $76.00 18 pages $156.00
9 pages $84.00 19 pages $164.00
10 pages $92.00 20 pages $172.00
11 pages $100.00    
+ $4.00 per cross-reference

TYPE PRICE
5x8 Standard Pages $18.00
Non-Standard Pages $11.00
Extra Names & Desc. $4.00

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FOR TRANSFER TAX IN SUMMIT & PORTAGE COUNTY:


TRANSFER TAX IN SUMMIT & PORTAGE COUNTY IS 4 MILLS.

ROUND UP TO THE NEAREST 100 DOLLAR AMOUNT.*

FIGURE $4.00 PER EACH THOUSAND DOLLARS OF SALES PRICE. Add $0.40 per hundred or any fraction there of.

ADD $0.50 FOR EACH LOT BEING TRANSFERRED. INCLUDE THIS ON THE TRANSFER TAX CHECK.


*Example: 

$47,901.00 rounds up to $48,000.00

$47,900.01 rounds up to $48,000.00

$47,950.00 rounds up to $48,000.00

 

CERTIFIED COPIES ARE $1.00 + $2.00 PER PAGE

Summit County has no Recorder, Auditor or Treasurer.
TWO CHECKS are still needed. Make them out to:

Summit County Fiscal Office

Portage County:
Conveyance check is made to: Portage County Auditor.
Recording check is made to: Portage County Recorder


SPECIAL REMINDER:


In Ohio, House Bill 525 went into effect on July 1st, 2009. This new law (ORC 317.114) creates standardization guidelines for documents filed in the recorder's division.

THE GUIDELINES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • xComputer font size of at least 10 point;
  • Minimum paper size - 8 1/2 x 11, Maximum paper size - 8 1/2 x 14;
  • Black or Blue ink ONLY;
  • No use of highlighting;
  • Margins of 1 inch on each side of the page and on the bottom;
  • 3 inch margin on the top of the first page, reserved for recorder, auditor & engineer;
  • 1 1/2 margin on the top of each of the remaining pages.

*If a document signed does not conform to these guidelines, an additional fee of $20.00 will be collected by the county.