PROPERTIES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE LAND BANK

All properties listed are forfeited to the State of Ohio through Property Tax Foreclosure. Ohio Revised Code Chapter 1724 allows the Richland County Auditor to transfer forfeited properties to the County Land Bank. 

These properties are not owned and/or maintained by the Land Bank until the Land Bank makes a request to the County Auditor to transfer said property. Land Bank may not request deed until End User has been identified and End User’s application has been approved per our Distribution Guidelines by the Board of Directors. 

Definition of Forfeiture: The surrender of entire interest in real property without compensation as a consequence of none payment of property taxes. The forfeited property remains in owner’s name until County Auditor transfers deed. Reference Ohio Revised Code 2981. 

Residential Lots with condemned structures, structures will be demolished and lot will be greened before transfer has been completed at no additional cost the purchaser per Land Bank guidelines. THESE PROPERTIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR REHAB. 

Residential Side Lots without a structure are sold as is where is. 

Historic Rehab Properties with demo orders - City Planning needs to approve transfer prior to Land Bank transferring property and applicant understands that applicant must comply with City of Mansfield Codified Ordinance 1335. Appeals as well as comply with Land Bank’s Rehab Policy and Procedures. 

Rehab Property applicants must comply with Land Bank’s Rehab Policy and Procedures. 

Commercial Properties applicants intended use must comply with zoning. Usage must be approve by Codes and Permits as well as comply with Land Bank’s Rehab Policy and Procedures. If there are demo orders - City Planning needs to approve transfer prior to Land Bank transferring property and applicant understands that applicant must comply with City of Mansfield Codified Ordinance 1335.

Richland County Land Bank                           
50 Park Avenue East                                          
Mansfield, Ohio 44902                                        
Lower Level One (L1)

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