Liens

NOTE: This table was lasted updated on 2/17/2015 and should only be used as a guideline. Please consult the O.R.C. for the most up to date information on any of the liens listed below. The Wood County Recorder's Office assumes no liability if any of the information found in this table is incorrect.

Type of Lien Code Lien Expires Renewable or Refillable Location Filed Who Releases
Ag Products Lien (Affidavit) O.R.C. §1311.56 2 Years No County Recorder Ag Producer
Alimony/Spousal Support O.R.C. §2329.03 Until Paid No Clerk of Courts Proof of Payment
Anti-Terrorism Act 1995 aka Notice of Lien 18 U.S.C. §3613 20 Years After Release from Prison or Upon Death of Debtor N/A Clerk of Courts U.S. Attorney
Broker's Lien O.R.C. §1311.85 Commences Suit or Answer Within 28 days No County Recorder Broker
Certificate of Judgment O.R.C. §2329.02 5 Years Yes Clerk of Courts
Certificate of Judgment in Favor of State O.R.C. §2329.02 & 2329.07 15 Years Yes Clerk of Courts
Child Support Lien O.R.C. §3123.66, 3123.67, & 3123.72 Until Released Not Necessary County Recorder
Cleveland Municipal Court Bonds O.R.C. §1901.21 15 Years or Until Paid N/A Clerk of Courts
Coal Mining O.R.C. §1513.37 Until Paid Not Necessary County Recorder Chief, Division of Mineral Resources Management
Condominium Dues O.R.C. §5311.18 5 Years Yes County Recorder By Home Owners Assoc.
Corporate Franchise or Excise Tax O.R.C. §5733.18 Repealed 9/28/2006 See Certificate of Judgment in Favor of State O.R.C. §2329.02
Corrupt Activity Lien O.R.C. §2923.36 5 Years Yes County Recorder Prosecutor Attorney
Delinquent Water/Sewer Bills O.R.C. § §729.49, 735.29. 743.04, 6013.02, 6117.012, 6117.02, & 6117.062 Until Paid Not Necessary County Auditor and Assessing Authority By Payment to Appropriate Authority
Domestic Executions O.R.C. §2329.03 5 Years Yes Clerk of Courts Only by Creditor
Federal Environmental 42 U.S.C. §9601, et. seq., Until Collected Not Necessary Federal EPA Federal EPA
Federal Estate Tax Liens 26 U.S.C. §6324 10 Years Sometimes County Recorder IRS
Federal Tax Liens 26 U.S.C. §6321, et. seq., 10 Years Yes or Extended by Unified Agreement County Recorder IRS
Financial Responsibility Bond O.R.C. §4509.60 Until Paid N/A County Recorder
Financing Statement O.R.C. §1309.310 §1309.515 5 Years or Stated Life Yes County Recorder and Secretary of State By Current Record Creditor
Foreign Executions O.R.C. §311.10 5 Years Yes County Sheriff's Office Only by Creditor
Homeowner's Association O.R.C. §5312.12 5 Years Yes County Recorder by Homeowner's Association
Judgment in Favor of United States 28 U.S.C. §3201 20 Years Yes County Recorder By U.S. Attorney or the Federal Agency
Lien on Aircraft O.R.C. §1311.72 Until Paid Not Necessary United States Federal Aviation Administration (copy with County Recorder) Lien Claimant
Lien on Animal O.R.C. §1311.48-1311.51 Enforceable through County or Municipal Courts-then record as C/C Judgment Lien
Mechanic's Liens O.R.C. §1311.02 et. seq. & 1311.13 6 Years No County Recorder By Holder or Court Order
Medicaid Lien O.R.C. §5162.21 Until Paid N/A County Recorder Director of Human Services
Medicaid Fraud Lien O.R.C. §2933.75 5 Years Yes County Recorder Prosecutor Attorney or Attorney General
Mortage O.R.C. §5301.23 & 5301.30 21 Years after Date of Mortgage or 21 Years after Maturity Date (Whichever is Later) Yes County Recorder By Current Record Holder of Mortgage
Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation O.R.C. §4123.76 15 Years Yes County Recorder Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation
Ohio Dept of Jobs and Family Services - aka Ohio Bureau of Employment Services O.R.C. §4141.23 15 Years Yes County Recorder Ohio Bureau of Employment Services
Personal Property Tax O.R.C. 5719.04 15 Years Yes County Recorder By County Treasurer
Property Insurance Premiums O.R.C. §3929.18 5 Years Yes County Recorder Only by Insurance Company
Real Estate Tax Until Paid Not Necessary County Auditor By Payment
Reclaimed Land Ag Community Improvement Corp Lien O.R.C. §1513.33 Until Paid Not Necessary County Recorder Chief, Division of Mineral Resources Management
Recognizance Bonds O.R.C. §1901.21 & 2937.25 15 Years or Until Paid N/A County Recorder By Court Order
Reporting Facility for Remedial Action O.R.C. §3752.13 Until Paid Not Necessary County Recorder Director of EPA
RICO 18 U.S. 1961-1968 Forfeiture of Real Estate N/A N/A N/A
Sales Tax Liens O.R.C. §5739.13 15 Years Yes Clerk of Courts Ohio Attorney General
Severance Tax O.R.C. §5749.02 Shall not become dormant Yes County Recorder State Tax Commissioner
Special Assessments Many Sources Until Paid Not Necessary County Auditor or Assessing Authority By Payment
State Environmental O.R.C. §3734.122/3734.22 Until Collected Not Necessary County Recorder
State Income Tax O.R.C. §5747.13 15 Years Yes Clerk of Courts Ohio Attorney General
State Tax Liens O.R.C. §5739.13 15 Years Yes Clerk of Courts Ohio Attorney General
Supersedeas Bond O.R.C. §2505.13 Until Discharged N/A County Recorder
Vendor Lien Recorded on Deed O.R.C. §5301.26 Until Paid Not Necessary County Recorder County Vendor