Welcome to the Hancock County Auditor Homepage.
It is my pleasure to serve as Auditor of Hancock County, Ohio. As Auditor I serve as the County's Chief Fiscal Officer, Chief Assessor, Chief Payroll Officer, and Sealer of Weights and Measures. As fiscal officer, the auditor is responsible for maintaining county financial records, issuing warrants (checks) for payment of county obligations and preparing the County's Annual Financial Report (CAFR). As assessor, the auditor determines property values for taxing purposes and transferring real property deeds. And, as sealer of weights and measures, the auditor tests and certifies the accuracy of various commercial measuring devices, such as gasoline pumps, to ensure consumer protection.
The Hancock County Auditor's Office is pleased to offer online services that allow you to purchase dog licenses or update your current owner information. Many dogs are found each year wearing a valid dog license, but the address or phone number in our records is outdated. Keep your owner information current online by renewing your license or by licensing a new dog with the link to the left.
The deadline for registration is January 31, 2017. The annual fee is DOUBLED after that date. The 2016 license expires January 31, 2017.
Hancock County's 2016 Appropriations (expenses) are now available for public viewing. This working document is provided in a clear, concise format which is reader-friendly.
As Auditor of Hancock County, I am pleased to present the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended December 31, 2015. This report conforms to accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) and provides full and complete disclosure of the financial position and operations of the County. Click here to view the County’s 2015 CAFR
The Hancock County Budget Commission will meet each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditor's Office in the Courthouse if deemed necessary.
Click here to view November 2016 Levy Issues - Contains levies for Tax Year 2016 & 2017
Click here to view March 2016 Levy Issues - Contains levies for Tax Year 2016 only
Click here to view November 2015 Levy Issues - Contains levies for Tax Year 2015 & 2016
If you would like more information on CAUV - please visit the Department of Taxation Website: http://www.tax.ohio.gov/real_property/cauv.aspx