Certified Mail Changes

Per Administrative Order 04-2022, Representatives of the Columbus Post Office have informed the Franklin County Municipal Court that USPS has reverted back to their pre-pandemic procedures for obtaining signatures on certified mail. Effective April 1, 2022, letter carriers are no longer authorized to sign for the recipient and mark the return "C-19". The carrier must obtain the recipient's signature. Clerk is directed to docket certified mail returns marked "C-19" or something similar as unsuccessful certified mail service when the return indicates delivery on or after April 1, 2022.

Read the full Administrative Order here: Administrative Order 04-2022