Recording Fees

Our current forms of payment for recordings

are cash and check only


Standard Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)

$57.00 (no page count)

Standard 8.5 x 11

black ink

minimum 10 point type/font

3" x 5" black space in upper right corner of first page for recording stamp

Up to five references


Exempt Standard Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)    

$47.00 (no page count)

City, Village, County and Secretary of State documents exempt RHSP


Non-Standard Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)

$80.00 (no page count)

Any document failing to meet the requirements listed for a Standard Document

Applicable to documents dated after July 1, 1995

This includes documents with more than 5 reference numbers, PIN numbers or legal descriptions


State/Federal Liens & Releases (770 ILCS 110/5)                            

                                 See Recorder for fee


UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE                                              

                              $47.00 (no page count)

UCC01, UCC-3 and Termination Statements


SURVEYOR'S MONUMENT RECORD                        $57.00


PLATS (765 ILCS 205/2)                                 $77.00 (no page count)

Maps or Plats of Additions/Subdivision/Condo and Survey

Must be at least 8½” x 14”, but no larger than 30” x 36”


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

COPIES - Printed in office

Per 8 ½ x 11 page    $0.50


Plat copy - 11 x 17   $5.00

Plat copy - full size   $10.00

Individual plat image sent via e-mail    $10.00

Certified Copies (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)

Standard Documents   $30.00

Non Standard Documents   $48.00



Mechanics' Lien   $57.00
Release of Mechanics' Lien   $57.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien   $47.00
Release of State Tax Lien   $47.00
Lis Pendens Notice   $57.00
Release of Lis Pendens   $57.00
Memorandum of Judgment   $47.00
Release or Satisfaction of Judgment   $47.00
Municipal Lien   $47.00
Release of Municipal Lien   $47.00



Recordation. No Charge 

Certified Copy-No Charge 



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


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.