Document Copies & Search
The Grundy County Recorder’s office now offers remote access that allows you to search land records 24 hours a day.
You are always welcome to visit our office to make use of our free public terminals to search information. If this is not convenient, listed below are the options available to you for searching Grundy County land records online.
What is the cost?
Searching details of documents = no charge. Click here to go to our online search program.
Printing Documents = $1.00 per page. To view a document: set up your own account and pay as you go with a credit card. (Visa, Mastercard, Discover & American Express accepted)
Tips for searching:
Grundy County Recorder’s Office has made available online data and document images from 1986 to present*. * Subdivision plats are not available online. Contact the office for assistance 815-941-3226
– Search parameters include party name, recorded data range, and document type.
– Documents July 1986 to May 1994 are partially indexed by name.
– *Complete indexing from May 2, 1994 to current.
– Please contact the office if you are unable to locate a document.
– Use Internet Explorer
Disclaimer: This is a working index and should be used solely to locate legal documents. It is recommended to search several ways. Documents printed at our website are unofficial and the Recorder’s Office cannot guarantee they will be considered legal in a court of law. Official documents may be acquired at the Recorder’s Office.
Please contact our office at 815-941-3224, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like additional information.
The Grundy County Recorder’s Office does NOT provide search services. The Recorder’s Office is a repository for all documents recorded in Grundy County since its inception in 1841. Our Record Library is located on the main floor in the Grundy County Courthouse, Room 11, 111 E. Washington Street in Morris, Illinois, and is open to the public for document research. We provide computer workstations, microfilm viewers, and access to all of our historical recording indexes, books, plat books, and plat maps.
We will be happy to assist you in beginning your document search, but please be aware that because of the time, complexity, and legalities involved in document research, we cannot perform the searches for you. You may investigate on your own, or we suggest that you contact a title search company for professional assistance.
You many purchase copies of all documents that are found in your search, set at the rates outlined in our Fee Schedule.
Basic Information Needed to Provide You with a Document Copy:
If you are in need of a specific document from our office, you may search for it in our Record Library. If you know the document that you want, providing us the exact Document Recording Number is the easiest and most efficient method of locating a document. If you do not know the Document Recording Number, please provide us with as many of the following pieces of information that you have available, so that we may serve you more efficiently:
- Names on the document
- Trust numbers on the document
- Recording date (i.e. 01/24/95, or 01/95, or even 1995…the more specific the better)
- The document type (i.e. Deed, Mortgage, Release, etc.)
- Property address
- PIN (Permanent Index Number)
For professional title search assistance, check “Title Companies” in the telephone yellow pages.