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Recording Fees for Standard Documents
Effective December 1, 2018

All Standard documents are $78.00. A Standard document is classified as a deed, lease, lease amendment, mortgage, easement, or miscellaneous document as defined in 55 ILCS 5/3-5018.1 (c).

Plat Act Affidavits are required with all Deeds, Contract for Deeds, Agreement for Deed, Divisions and Non-Divisions of land.

All Nonstandard documents are $87.00. A Nonstandard document is described in 55 ILCS 5/3-5018.1 as:

  1. a document that creates a division of a then active existing tax parcel identification number;
  2. a document recorded pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code (See schedule);
  3. a document which is non-conforming, as described in paragraphs (1) through (5) of Section 3-5018;
  4. a State lien or a Federal lien;
  5. a document making specific reference to more than 5 tax parcel identification numbers in the county in which it is presented for recording; or
  6. a document making specific reference to more than 5 other document numbers recorded in the county in which it is presented for recording.

 

Recording Fee Schedule for Nonstandard Documents

OIL AND GAS LEASES, ASSIGNMENT OF OIL & GAS LEASES$78.00
ASSIGNMENT OF MORTGAGES$78.00
ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURE$78.00
SUBDIVISION PLATS$95.00
RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS (filed separately)$78.00
RHSP fees are included. See NOTE at bottom of page for exemptions to RHSP
COPIES PER PAGE$.25
UCC$66.00
UCC TERMINATION$43.00
DD 214 - VETERAN'S DISCHARGENO CHARGE

CERTIFIED COPIES: $10

**RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM (RHSP) SURCHARGE OF $10.00 DOES NOT APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DOCUMENTS:
-PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENTS
-ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION & RELATED DOCUMENTS
-BIRTH RECORDS, DEATH CERTIFICATES, MARRIAGE RECORDS
-JUDGMENTS, MEMOS OF JUDGMENT ETC.
-NOTICE OF PROBATE
-POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR PROPERTY
-TRANSCRIPT (INVOLVING A WILL, DEATH CERTIFICATE ETC.)
-UCC’S & WILLS

NOTE: This surcharge does not apply to any documents recorded for a state agency, a unit of local government, the federal government, or a school district.

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