Manufactured Homes

"Manufactured home" means a building unit or assembly of closed construction fabricated in an off-site facility, that conforms with the federal construction and safety standards established by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to the Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974" and that has a label or tag permanently affixed to it certifying compliance with all applicable federal construction and safety standards.

Transfer of Ownership

To transfer a title you must FIRST go to the Treasurer’s office and receive a stamp on the title proving taxes are paid for the year. Then you will come to the Auditor’s appraisal office to receive your second stamp, showing the transfer has been done. There is a conveyance fee of $4.00 per $1,000 of the sale price, plus a $0.50 transfer fee. Your final stop will be at the title office, receiving your new title.

Relocation Notice

This notice is required for any manufactured home that is moved on a public road within the state of Ohio. The notice must be attached to the rear of the home during the move. Failure to get this notice can result in a fine of $100. 00 for the owner of the home and the person moving the home. A Relocation Notice is available at the appraisal department for a charge of $5.00. All taxes must be paid on the home at the time the Relocation Notice is issued.

Penalty for Failure to Register a Manufactured Home

All owners of Manufactured homes are required to register their home with the Auditor’s office within 30 days after locating in Geauga County. Failure to do so can result in a $100.00 fine.