Auditor Responsibilities

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment

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.

Lucas County Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment

Weights and Measures

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.

Lucas County Vendor and Cigarette Licensing Information
Lucas County Dog Licensing Information

Steward of Public Funds

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.

• Administer the Lucas County payroll.

• Produce the County’s annual financial report.
  1. Anita Lopez

    Lucas County Auditor

  1. Education and Outreach

    Physical Address
    One Government Center
    Suite 600
    Toledo, OH 43604

    Fax: (419) 213-4838

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30  p.m.

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