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If the lease states that the tenant has to pay all utilities and they are failing to do so, then that is a breach of the lease and would give the landlord the right to give the tenant a written notice of breach and opportunity to cure within a set period dictated by the lease or default state law.
If the tenant doesn't cure the default within the notice period, then the landlord can terminate the lease and evict the tenant through the courts.
But as for a "lock out" if that is what you are referring to, the lease must specifically give the landlord the right to retake possession upon a breach of the lease and lock the tenant out or they can't do it.
Well, if you as the landlord pay the utility bill and then demand payment from the tenant and they refuse to pay, then that would be "default in payment of any money". But that wouldn't directly relate back to "direct payment of utilities" because if they didn't pay them, that is just a normal breach of the lease. With that said, I kind of have to agree with the tenant on a surface reading of the lease provisions because they don't initially owe you the utilities, they are supposed to pay them directly.
So you kind of have to back into the "default in payment of any money" portion by paying the water and then demanding payment from the tenant.
But you can just give them a 3 day written notice of a breach of the lease and then evict under Ohio Revised Code §§ 1923.02 and don't have to back into the default to pay money issue.