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Recording Fee's

PREDICTABLE FEE SCHEDULE
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2018

Recording fees include a $19.92 recording fee, an $11.08 automation fee, a $3.00 document storage fee, a $24.00 charge for Geographic Information System (GIS) fund fee, and a $10.00 Rental Housing Support Program Act (RHSP) fee unless EXEMPT.

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ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE ORIGINALS OR CERTIFIED COPIES FOR RECORDING

STANDARD DOCUMENTS (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)         $68.00

• All documents must be 8 1/2 x 11, have a 3x5 blank space in the upper right hand corner, have a 1/2" blank margin, in black ink on white paper, no attachments, and generated in at least 10 point type.

• Pages may not be permanently bound by tape, glued or have anything affixed to them.  Pages may however, be stapled.

• Documents must have a prepared by, return to, and mail tax bill to and all documents need to have a self-addressed stamped envelope for returning the document.

• The document shall be on white paper not less than 20 pound weight and be legibly printed with black ink by hand or typed.

• Up to 5 pin numbers and/or up to 5 legal descriptions.

• Exemption stamp, PTAX, or MyDec form required for all DEEDS.

• Notary must be signed with notary seal.

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EXEMPT STANDARD DOCUMENTS (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)     $58.00

• Notices of Probate, Power of Attorneys, Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates, Wills, Affidavits, Articles of Incorporation, Judgements, Release of Judgements and related documents, Re-recordings, and any document recorded for a state agency, local or federal government or school district.

• All Municipalities, County and Secretary of State documents are exempt from the RHSP surcharge.

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NON-CONFORMING DOCUMENTS (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)     $91.00

• Documents containing 6 or more pin numbers or 6 or more legal descriptions

• When referring to a document number without a legal description for Releases, Extensions, Modifications, and Assignments etc.

• Any document failing to meet the requirements listed under "STANDARD DOCUMENTS".

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PLATS (765 ILCS 205/2)     $97.00

• Must be at least 8 1/2" x 14"

• Restrictions and covenants must be filed separately from the plat.

• Minimum of 3 copies required, 1 will be returned.

• Letter from surveying company giving the Recorder's Office permission to record is required with ALL PLATS.

• All signatures are required before recording can take place.

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SURVEYS        $68.00

• Must have whom the survey was prepared by shown on the document

• A legal description with metes and bounds must accompany the survey if not already attached.

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UCC FIXTURE FILINGS, TERMINATIONS, CONTINUATIONS AND AMENDMENTS     $54.00

• When filing on Real Estate, "to be filed in real estate records" MUST be stated and a legal description must be on the UCC

• A legal description must be on all filings

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FOR STATE AND FEDERAL LIENS & RELEASES

******Please see the Recorder for fees******

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OTHER FEES

• $1.00 per page for copies

• Faxes are $5.00 for the first page of fax and $1.00 for each additional page (excluding fax cover sheet)

• Emails are $10.00

• Certified copies are the same cost as the recording fee, less the $10.00 RHSP fee if it was applicable

 

 

Recorder

Barbara M. Link, Henry County Clerk/Recorder & Election Authority

Phone:  309-937-3575
Fax:   309-937-2796

Address:
307 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238

Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Email:
blink@henrycty.com