City of Toledo Lead Ordinance

In August 2016, City of Toledo passed a Lead Safe Ordinance that requires all rental properties (4 units or less) and in home family daycares  built prior to 1978 to register with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department.  This registration requires an inspection to verify that the property is being maintained in a lead-safe manner.

A copy of the Toledo Lead Ordinance passed on April 18, 2017 can be found here (Toledo Lead Ordinance).  Please note, section highlighted in red has been repealed and replaced with section beginning on page 23 of this document.

How to prepare for your lead safe inspection

Lead Ordinance Video-Debunking the Myths

Lead Ordinance 3-Year Implementation Plan

Based on an analysis of public health data, including all the reported cases in which children have been lead poisoned over the past five years, Census as well as residential parcel information, each Census Tract in the City of Toledo has been analyzed, using these variables. The following three year phase in of this Chapter is based on requiring those rental properties that are located in Census Tracts that have been determine to pose the greatest danger of lead exposure to children shall be required to register first, those rental properties that pose the next greatest risk to register second and those rental properties posing the least risk of lead exposure to children registering third:

The City of Toledo and Toledo-Lucas County Health Department have developed an interactive searchable database for tenants and property owners.

For information on how to find a property’s census tract in Lucas County,
click here: How to Identify Census Tract

Dwelling Units in the following Census Tracts shall comply by June 30, 2018:

Census Tract 48, Census Tract 54, Census Tract 51, Census Tract 16,
Census Tract 18, Census Tract 21, Census Tract 42, Census Tract 103,
Census Tract 39, Census Tract 30, Census Tract 44, Census Tract 20,
Census Tract 6, Census Tract 33, Census Tract 29, Census Tract 9,
Census Tract 49, Census Tract 40, Census Tract 25, Census Tract 7,
Census Tract 36, Census Tract 17, Census Tract 22, Census Tract 35,
Census Tract 47.01, Census Tract 8, Census Tract 32, Census Tract 10,
Census Tract 14,Census Tract 4, Census Tract 2, Census Tract 47.02

Dwelling Units in the following Census Tracts shall comply by June 30, 2019:

Census Tract 46, Census Tract 15, Census Tract 19, Census Tract 3,
Census Tract 24.01, Census Tract 27, Census Tract 52, Census Tract 12.02, Census Tract 26,Census Tract 13.03, Census Tract 24.02, Census Tract 28, Census Tract 11, Census Tract 45.01, Census Tract 53, Census Tract 31,
Census Tract 63, Census Tract 74, Census Tract 23, Census Tract 50,
Census Tract 68, Census Tract 37, Census Tract 102, Census Tract 65,
Census Tract 86, Census Tract 73.03, Census Tract 57.02, Census Tract 76, Census Tract 55.02, Census Tract 66, Census Tract 57.03, Census Tract 62, Census Tract 55.01, Census Tract 64, Census Tract 13.02

Dwelling units in the flowing Census Track shall comply by June 30, 2020:

Census Tract 83.01, Census Tract 34, Census Tract 79.02, Census Tract 59.02, Census Tract 58.02, Census Tract 13.01, Census Tract 72.05, Census Tract 61 Census Tract 67, Census Tract 45.04, Census Tract 104, Census Tract 75, Census Tract 85, Census Tract 78, Census Tract 58.01, Census Tract 57.01, Census Tract 72.04, Census Tract 84, Census Tract 56, Census Tract 77, Census Tract 69, Census Tract 45.03, Census Tract 79.01, Census Tract 72.02, Census Tract 72.03, Census Tract 12.01, Census Tract 80, Census Tract 73.01, Census Tract 60, Census Tract 55.03, Census Tract 73.02, Census Tract 59.01, Census Tract 83.02