Public Notices

Public Notices Ohio, a service of the Ohio News Media 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 ONMA.

The ONMA 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

The “members only” portion of the ONMA website contains a public notice FAQ which answers some of the many questions about how Ohio’s law works. In addition, there is a downloadable guide to Ohio public notice laws .