Recorder Documents And Fees

The County Recorder is allowed, and may receive for services, the following fees, to be paid by the party procuring services:

Revised Fee Schedule
Effective July 1, 2017

Except as otherwise set for in this section, for recording every instrument, paper or notice, for the first page

For each additional page



For recording each of the following types of instruments, provided in such instrument in thirty (30) pages or less:

Deeds, grants and conveyance of real property

Trust deeds or mortgages of real property, including fixture filings, security agreements and assignments of leases and rents if contained with the same instrument for recording

Reconveyance of trust deeds, including a substitution of trustee in contained within the same instrument for recording, and releases of mortgages

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For copies of any record or paper, for each page $1.00
For each certificate under seal, when required $1.00
For release, assignment or re-recording where more than one (1) document is released or assigned in the same instrument, for each additional release or assignment $1.00
For recording every town plat or map, for first one hundred (100) lots or less $11.00
And for each additional lot $.50
For taking acknowledgments, including seal $1.00
For filing a survey $5.00
For filing cornerstones $10.00
For making copy of a survey $4.00
Marriage License $28.00
For administering an oath, including jurant $1.00
And certifying the same when required an additional sum of $1.00
For comparing and certifying a prepared copy of a file or record in office, for each page $.50
For making and certifying a report of search for lien upon personal property, excluding Uniform Commercial Code, for each name searched $5.00
For each certificate under seal there shall be an additional fee of $1.00
All instruments delivered to the County Recorder for record shall be recorded rather than filed with the exception of plats, surveys, cornerstone markers and instruments under the Uniform Commercial Code.For all other services as Recorder, not enumerated herein, the fee fixed in the statute requiring the service or the same fee as allowed the Clerk of the District Court for like service.A page shall not exceed fourteen (14) inches in length nor eight and one-half (8 1/2 ) inches in width. The recording fee to be charged for maps, sketches, drawings or other instruments except plats larger than the size permitted above for a page shall be two cents ($.02) per square inch.
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For more information please contact:
Washington County Clerk’s Office