Recording Fees & Requirements

Recording Fees as of July 1, 2011
All legal documents including fixture financing statements, trade names, and name changes filed in this office will be $5 recording fee $1 preservation fee and $1 Electronic Commerce Fee for the first page of the document. (total $7) and $5 for each additional page. All Deeds and contracts or any documents that convey land will require an additional $5 fee for transfer on the Auditor’s plat books for a parcel of contiguous land within a number section, platted block or subdivision separated only by a public street, alley, or highway. The fee shall not exceed $50 for transfer of property on 1 document.
On documents that release or assign 1 mortgage or assign 1 contract, the fee is $7 for first page. If the notation of said release or assignment affects more than 1 mortgage or contract, a fee of $7 for each notation is charged.

  • Copies of documents: $1 per page
  • Certification of documents: $5 per certification
  • Email copies: $2 email fee plus copy fee
  • Copies of federal tax liens or releases of federal tax liens: $6 per copy
  • Military records or copies of military records: No charge
  • Vital records certified copies: $20
  • Vital records uncertified copies: $5 stamped “not for legal use”