Recording Fees

Fees(Effective May 1st,2017):

Recording fees for instruments presented for recordation in this office include the $36.00 recording fee, $5.00 automation fee, $20.00 GIS fee, and $9.00 Rental Housing Support Program.  All documents must have a return postage paid envelope.

  • Minimum Recording of most documents (four printed pages) – $70.00. 
    • (In compliance with Public Act #87-1197)
    • Each additional page at $1.00 per page. 
    • Multiple documents on one release or assignment at $12.00 each.
  • Fixture Filing (fka UCC) must have legal description-$70.00
  • Termination (release) must have legal description-$70.00
  • Articles of Incorporation and related documents -$60.00
  • Judgments-$60.00
  • Documents not in compliance (four printed pages)-$82.00
  • Subdivision plats (maximum 18 x 36)-$108.00
  • Survey Plats
    • For 8-1/2 X 11-$70.00.
    • For 11 X 17-$75.00
    • For 18 X 24-$85.00
    • For 18 X 36-$95.00


Documents  must be original instruments for recordation, prepared by, returned to, fully legal description, parcel number, property address, 8-1/2 X 11 paper, have a 3 X 5 blank square in the upper right hand corner, 10 point type, have ½ inch blank margin all around, black ink, white paper, with no attachments taped or stapled.  Failure to comply with any of the above requirements will result in an additional $12.00 fee per document.