3746.14 Filing papers with county recorder.

(A) Except as otherwise provided in division (B) of this section, the person to whom a covenant not to sue for a property has been issued under section 3746.12 of the Revised Code shall file for recording in the office of the county recorder of the county in which the property is located a true and accurate copy of all of the following:

(1) The no further action letter issued under section 3746.11 of the Revised Code or an executive summary of it;

(2) The covenant not to sue issued for the property under section 3746.12 of the Revised Code;

(3) The environmental covenant for the property, if any, proposed pursuant to division (C)(3)(b) of section 3746.10 of the Revised Code and executed under section 5301.82 of the Revised Code.

The documents specified in divisions (A)(1) to (3) of this section shall be recorded in the same manner as a deed to the property. The no further action letter, covenant not to sue, and environmental covenant, if any, shall run with the property.

No person shall fail to comply with this division.

(B) Pursuant to Chapter 5309. of the Revised Code, a no further action letter, a covenant not to sue, and, if applicable, any environmental covenant prepared, issued, entered into, or identified under this chapter and rules adopted under it or under sections 5301.80 to 5301.92 of the Revised Code, as applicable, in connection with registered land, as defined in section 5309.01 of the Revised Code, shall be entered as a memorial on the page of the register where the title of the owner is registered.

(C) A no further action letter, a covenant not to sue, and any agreement authorized to be entered into and entered into under this chapter and rules adopted under it may be transferred by the recipient to any other person by assignment or in conjunction with the acquisition of title to the property to which the document applies.

Cite as R.C. § 3746.14

History. Effective Date: 09-28-1994; 12-30-2004