Tax Levies in Excess of the Ten-Mill Limitation

For more information please read Chapter 2 of The Official Questions and Issues Handbook from the Ohio Secretary of State.
When filing a resolution to place an issue on the ballot, please use the forms below:
Resolution of Necessity
Resolution to Proceed

Bond Issues

For more information please read Chapter 3 of The Official Questions and Issues Handbook from the Ohio Secretary of State.

Income Tax

For more information please read Chapter 4 of The Official Questions and Issues Handbook from the Ohio Secretary of State.

Municipal Charter Information

For more information please read Chapter 10 of The Official Questions and Issues Handbook from the Ohio Secretary of State.

Municipal and Township Initiative and Referendum Petitions

For more information please read Chapter 6 of The Official Questions and Issues Handbook from the Ohio Secretary of State.

Statewide Initiated Statutes

If a citizen feels that an issue is not addressed properly (or at all) in the Ohio Constitution and the Ohio Revised Code, they can follow the procedures outlined in the Ohio Constitution and the Ohio Revised Code to submit the proposed law (statute) to the people of Ohio for a statewide vote.
For a detailed discussion on the procedure for an Initiated Statute, please see the appropriate section of the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.

Statewide Referendums

A referendum is a challenge to a bill recently passed by the Ohio General Assembly and signed into law by the Governor.
For a detailed discussion on the procedure for a Referendum, please see the appropriate section of the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.

Local Liquor Options

A liquor option is the power granted by a legislature to a political subdivision to determine by popular vote the local applicability of a law on the sale of liquor.
For information on local options, please consult the following resources:

To receive more specific local option information, including signature requirements and petition forms, please call 937-521-2120.