Owner Occupancy Reduction

If you own the home you live in, you may be eligible for a reduction in taxes.

When to apply

Applications can be filed with the County Auditor starting January 1st thru December 31st

Cost to apply

(No cost)

What is required to be eligible for the owner occupancy tax reduction?

You must have owned your home as of January 1st of the year you apply and it must be your principle place of residence. A home owner and spouse may only apply for this reduction on 1 property in Ohio.

Does the reduction apply to more than one parcel?

The owner occupancy tax reduction applies only to the parcel of land on which your home is located. If your property is larger than 1 acre, the reduction applies only to 1 acre of land plus the home. Mobile Home owners may also apply.

Where do I apply?

You can pick up an application at the county auditor's office; call the office at (740)286-4231 and one will be sent to you or click below:

DTE Form 105C