Public Notices Ohio, a service of the Ohio Newspaper Association, offers a compilation of public notices published anywhere in the state of Ohio, uploaded immediately upon publication in participating Ohio newspapers. Find statewide notices about hearings, advertisements for bids, financial reports, adoption of ordinances, and other government activities legally requiring public notice. To access the site, go to

Public Notices Brochure and Ads

Learn more about the value of public notices, which have been around since before the American Revolution and are still working to keep citizens informed about government actions, by downloading this Public Notice Brochure from the ONA.

The ONA is also offering a series of ads about public notices, which are available for use by all newspapers in Ohio. To access the ads, click here.

Public Notice FAQ

It’s official. With Gov. John Kasich’s signature on the state budget June 30, substantial public notice reform supported by the ONA is now reality.

We have prepared an FAQ in the “members only” portion of the ONA website that answers some of the many questions about how this new law will work. We welcome your questions and comments and will be updating the FAQ as more information becomes available.