Erie County

Welcome to the Erie County Auditor's Website


I am confident you will find whatever information you are looking for on our website. My staff and I have made every attempt to make the site user friendly. As your County Auditor, I believe in providing accurate, thorough, helpful and easily accessible data. To that end, this website has been updated and I am confident you will find the website informative and helpful. If for some reason you cannot find what you are looking for or have difficulties navigating the website, please contact my office and my staff will assist you. Our goal is to assist you in being an informed taxpayer in Erie County

My staff and I hope you find the changes and openness in our website as exciting and informative as we do. If you have suggestions or comments regarding the website please contact my office by email at or by telephone at (419) 627-7746. The Auditor's Office will make every attempt to respond to your inquiry within two business days of being contacted.

Rick Jeffrey
Erie County Auditor

News and Announcements

January 26, 2015
Real Estate Tax Due Dates
First half real estate taxes are due February 13, 2015 and First half manufactured home taxes are due March 13, 2015
January 16, 2015
4Q 2014 Newsletter Available
In this issue: Staff Bios, Board of Revision, Homestead Changes, Soil Map Changes (CAUV), and Important Deadlines. Download it here.

October 24, 2014
3Q 2014 Newsletter Available
In this issue: Homestead Exemptions, What's New?, Staff Bios, Fiscal News, Important Deadlines, New Projects, Election Information and more. Download it here.
September 29, 2014

New County Sales Tax Rate
Erie County Commissioners passed Resolution 13-347, dated July 25, 2013, which effectively increases the County Sales Tax Rate by 0.5%. This change will be in effect for one year, commencing Oct. 1, 2013 and ending Sept. 30, 2014. Effective Oct. 1, 2014 the Sales Tax Rate will decrease by 0.50%, making the total Sales Tax Rate for Erie County 6.75%.

Under Section 5739.212 of the Ohio Revised Code, and pursuant to 5703-947 of the Ohio Administrative Code the reimbursement for reprogramming of cash registers is a one-time reimbursement refundable within six months of the date the tax is imposed for the increase. No reimbursements are allowed for the decrease.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call Erie County Auditor’s Office at 419-627-7746.

Rick Jeffrey
Erie County Auditor

August 19, 2014
Proposed Updated Conveyance Requirements

The County Auditor, Recorder and Engineer have set two public hearings on proposed changes to the Instruments of Conveyance in Erie County. Hearings are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, Tuesday, September 16 at 3:00 p.m. at the Erie County Office Building, third floor commission chambers, 247 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Proposed changes area available in the following link.2014-DraftErie County Conveyance Requirements v6

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Property Values
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Important Dates
  • 3/31/2015: Deadline for Filing BOR Case
  • 1/31/2015: Dog License Deadline
  • 2/13/2015: First Half Taxes Due
  • 3/13/2015: First Half MH Taxes Due
  • 3/2/2015: CAUV Applications Due
  • 6/1/2015: Homestead Exemption Deadline
Register with the Auditor for the following licenses
Tax Savings Programs
These programs may reduce your tax bill.
Forms & Publications

To view and download important forms in PDF file format, view the Forms & Publications page.

Levies and Taxes
Use these tools to help plan for future property tax bills.
Property Transfers
Buying, selling or transfering a property?
Contact Us
  • Email
  • Real Estate (419) 627-7746
  • GIS/Mapping (419) 627-6647
  • Accounting (419) 627-6652
  • Fax (419) 627-7740
Pay Taxes Online

Pay Real Estate, Personal Property and Manufactured Home Taxes online.

GIS parcel shapefile last updated 1/20/2015 10:14:52 PM.
CAMA database last updated 1/25/2015 9:02:28 PM.