Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor sets fair and equitable values for each parcel in Lucas County. By Ohio law, the County Auditor must complete a reappraisal every 6 years and an update based on market trends 3 years after a reappraisal. An update was conducted in 2015 and a reappraisal will occur in 2018.
The Lucas County Auditor protects County residents and businesses by ensuring all commercial weighing and measuring devices are accurate. Weights & Measures checks gas pumps, price scanners, meat and produce scales.
Lucas County Weights & Measures Department
Licensing for dogs, kennels, vendors, and cigarettes are issued by the Lucas County Auditor.
The Lucas County Auditor is the watchdog of County funds. As Lucas County’s Chief Financial Officer, the Auditor:
• Accounts for hundreds of millions of dollars received by Lucas County each year.
• Issue payments for all County obligations, including the distribution of taxes to townships, villages, cities, school districts, libraries, and County agencies.
• Administer and distribute tax and license revenues including real estate taxes, personal property taxes, motor vehicle license fees, gasoline taxes, estate taxes, manufactured home taxes, local government funds, and other state subsidies.