In lieu of the recording of a lease, there may be recorded a memorandum of that lease, executed and acknowledged in accordance with section 5301.01 of the Revised Code. The memorandum of lease shall contain the names of the lessor and the lessee and their addresses as set forth in the lease, a reference to the lease with its date of execution, a description of the leased premises with such certainty as to identify the property, including the reference provided for in section 5301.011 of the Revised Code, the term of the lease, together with any rights of renewal or extension of the lease, and the date of commencement of the term or the manner of determining the commencement of the term as set forth in the lease.
A memorandum of lease that is entitled to be so recorded also may set forth any other provisions contained in the lease, or the substance of those provisions, and shall be constructive notice of only that information contained in the memorandum.
Sections 317.08, 5301.251, and 5301.33 of the Revised Code shall not be construed to affect the enforceability, validity, or legal effect of instruments recorded in those lease records prior to August 9, 1963.
Effective Date: 02-01-2002 .