Departments - Real Estate - Public Info

Public Information

The Franklin County Auditor's Public Information section handles requests for information via telephone, Internet and walk-in inquiries. Available information includes property record cards, taxpayer information and parcel identification sheets.

A wide array of information, including maps, color aerial photography and ownership records, are available in the Public Information section on the 19th floor of the Franklin County Courthouse, 373 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

A central telephone number handles all real estate inquiries. The number, 614-525-4663 (HOME), receives about 200,000 calls a year. The Real Estate office may also be reached by emailing

Residential Rental Property Registration Program

House Bill 294 took effect on Sept. 28, 2006 and requires the owner(s) of residential rental property to file information with the county auditor of the county in which the property is located. Residential rental property means: real property, one or more dwelling units leased or rented solely for residential purposes, mobile home park or site where lots are leased for parking mobile/manufactured homes/RV's for residential purposes. Click here for further information on our Residential Rental Property Registration Program.