Paulding County Elected Officials are following every effort during reopening to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and are advising all county residents, customers and vendors attempting to conduct business within the Courthouse offices to please call the specific office or check the offices’ website to find out current office operations.

Temperatures will be taken upon entry at Security Check-in. If you test at 100.4⁰F or higher, you will not be able to enter any offices.

For your convenience, if you need to drop off payment you may use the Drop Box located on the West Side doors of the Courthouse. Please place payment in a sealed standard sized envelope with your name and what office your payment is going to.

Appointments are strongly encouraged in our efforts to practice safe social distancing standards.

  • Auditor’s Office (419) 399- 8205
  • Clerk of Courts- (419) 399-8210
  • Treasurer’s Office- (419) 399- 8281
  • Recorder’s Office- (419) 399- 8275
  • Commissioners’ Office (419) 399-8215
  • Title Office- (419) 399- 8211

Some court hearings previously scheduled will continue to occur, although ONLY PLAINTIFFS, DEFENDANTS, ATTORNEYS AND WITNESSES will be permitted to enter the courthouse.

The courts’ staff will still be available by phone at 419-399-8220 (Common Pleas General Division) and 419-399-8256 (Probate/Juvenile Court) and certain documents/information can be obtained through the court websites at pauldingcommonpleas.com and pauldingjuvenilecourt.com

If you wish to obtain a marriage license or a certified copy of a marriage certificate, please call Probate Court at 419-399-8256 to make arrangements prior to coming to the courthouse. Youth on diversion or probation should contact their diversion or probation officer prior to coming to the courthouse.

All Sheriff’s Sale currently scheduled will continue as previously ordered.

Please call Courthouse Security at (419) 399-8286 to make appointments for Conceal Carry licenses or renewals along with Sex Offender registration or verification.

Paulding County elected Officials will continue to follow updates and guidance of the Paulding County Health Department, Ohio Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we are working to keep you and our employees safe.

County Government and Officials

Our Board of County Commissioners, allows the Paulding County Government provide services to Paulding County towns and residents. This site links you to the county’s programs, services, and departments.

Our Elected Officials work together for the county of Paulding Co. This includes a county auditor, clerk of courts, commissioners, common pleas, engineer, municipal judge, probate/juvenile, prosecutor, recorder, sheriff, and treasurer.


County Services

We offer a wide variety of services from animal shelters and economic development to emergency management and veteran services. Please review our services area at the top of the page for more information.