Recording Fees

Our current forms of payment for recordings are cash and check only.

DEEDS - MORTGAGES - RELEASES ETC

(Standard 8.5 x 11) See below
For recording deeds or other instruments for the
first four (4) pages. $47.00
Each additional page. $1.00

Sheriff Deeds (first 4 pages) $37.00
Each Additional page. $1.00

(Non-Standard) See below
For recording deeds or other instruments for the
first four (4) pages. $59.00
Each additional page. $2.00

Deeds may require Transfer Tax Stamps-
$1.00 per $1,000 for State, plus $.50 per $1,000 for County

COPIES

Per page. $0.50
Plat copy. $10.00
Certified Copy Fees (Call Recorders Office For Correct Fees)

SURVEYOR'S MONUMENT RECORD

Recording fee (subject to the same fees as above).

PLATS

Maps or Plats of Additions or Subdivisions. $76.00
Plats of Condominiums. $76.00
Each additional page. $1.00
Plat of Survey $47.00

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE

UCC Recording. $42.00
UCC Continuation. $37.00
UCC Termination. $22.00

LIENS - LIS PENDENS - JUDGMENTS

Mechanics' Lien. $47.00
Release of Mechanics' Lien. $47.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien. $37.00
Release of State Tax Lien. $37.00
Lis Pendens Notice. $47.00
Release of Lis Pendens. $47.00
Memorandum of Judgment. $37.00
Release or Satisfaction of Judgment. $37.00
Municipal Lien $37.00
Release of Municipal Lien $37.00

MILITARY DISCHARGE

Recordation. No Charge
One (1) certified copy. No Charge
Each additional certified copy. $1.25

FAX

Our FAX number for Document Requests is: (815) 937-3657
Copies sent First page. $3.00
Each additional page. $1.00

ALL FEES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Illinois Document Standardization Act
Public Act 87-1121, 55 ILCS 5/3-5018

The Recorder shall charge an additional fee, in an amount equal to the fee otherwise provided by law, for recording a document (other than a document filed under the Plat Act or UCC filings) that does not conform to the following standards:

  1. The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches, not permanently bound and not a continuous form.
  2. The document shall be printed in black ink, typewritten or computer generated, in at least 10-point type.
  3. The document shall be on white paper of not less than 20-pound weight and shall have a clean margin of at least one-half inch on the top, the bottom, and each side.
  4. The first page of the document shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3 inches by 5 inches, in the upper right-hand corner.
  5. The document shall not have any attachments stapled or otherwise affixed to any page.

A document that does not conform to these standards shall not be recorded except upon payment of the additional fee required under this paragraph. This paragraph applies only to documents dated after January 1,1995.