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.
Effective January 24, 2014, Dog licenses can be purchased/renewed online. Click here to purchase/renew license. (May not work with all Internet Browsers)
As Auditor of Hancock County, I am pleased to present the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended December 31, 2014. 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 2014 CAFR
Hancock County's 2015 Appropriations (expenses) are now available for public viewing. This working document is provided in a clear, concise format which is reader-friendly. The County Commissioners will take formal action to adopt the 2015 Appropriations before the end of the current year. Click here to view the 2015 Appropriations
The Hancock County Budget Commission will meet each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Auditor's Office in the Courthouse if deemed necessary.
Click here to view November 2015 Tax Levy information
Click here to view May 2015 Tax Levy information
Click here to view November 2014 Tax Levy information
If you would like more information on CAUV - please visit the Department of Taxation Website: http://www.tax.ohio.gov/real_property/cauv.aspx
If you would like to review the information presented at the CAUV meeting from 10/2/13: Powerpoint Presentation (viewable in Adobe)