Recording Fees

 

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NOTE:  Standardization of forms legislation, Public Act # 89-0160 amending 55 ILCS 5/3-5018 provides that all instruments not in compliance with the standardization of forms legislation will be subject to additional  fees.  Non-standard fees DO NOT apply to documents dated prior to January 1, 1995.

The RHSP surcharge does not apply to public utility easements and documents recorded by State or Local government agencies and School Districts.

RECORDATION OF GENERAL INSTRUMENTSREAL ESTATE RELATED FEES WITH RHSP INCLUDEDRHSP EXEMPT FEES
Deeds or General Instruments for the first four (4) printed pages (sides)$80.00$71.00
(Includes reference to one (1) document number)
Each additional printed page after first four (4)$1.00$1.00
Each additional Document Number referenced$1.00$1.00
No legal description$1.00$1.00
Graphic displays accompanying a document to be recorded
Legal Size Page$1.00$1.00
11 x 17" (Ledger Size)$2.00$2.00
Plat Size (varies) (per 8.5 x 11" section)$1.00$1.00
Non-Standard Document Additional Fee - first four (4) printed pages (sides)$25.00$25.00
Plus each additional page$2.00$2.00
BLANKET ASSIGNMENTS - (Limit 10 per document) (Must conform to Standard Legislation)
First four (4) printed pages (sides)$80.00$71.00
Each additional Document Number assigned$7.00$7.00
Each additional printed page after first four (4)$1.00$1.00
No legal description (per each document number)$1.00$1.00
PLATS AND CONDOMINIUMS - (24” x 36” max.)
Plat (Subdivision, Townhouse, Condominium, etc)$94.00$85.00
Each additional page$1.00$1.00
Plat of Survey (single page, legal or ledger size)
No more than two (2) lots or parcels$56.00$47.00
Larger surveys up to 24” x 36” max., single page$71.00$62.00
R.O.W. SURVEYS - (24” x 36” max.)
Survey (first page)$71.00$62.00
Each additional page$1.00$1.00
MILITARY DISCHARGENo Charge to Military Personnel
CERTIFIED COPIES
Same as Original Recording Fees (minimum fee $5.00) (Do Not Include RHSP)
COPIES$1.00 per page
PLAT COPIES$3.00 per page
STAMPED COPIES
Copy provided by customer, file stamped with same information$2.00
as original (or file stamp information provided)
SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPEAppreciated
New (UCC) Forms Required as of January 1, 2002

UCC Filing Fees: $41.00
Each additional name: $5.00
Non-standard: $5.00

UCC Termination Fees: $26.00
Each additional name: $5.00
Non-standard: $5.00

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCUMENTS (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)
• The document shall be legibly printed in BLACK ink, by hand, type or computer generated, in at least 10-point type. Signatures and dates may be in black or dark blue ink.
• The document shall be on white paper measuring 8.5” x 11” not permanently bound and not a continuous form, of not less than 20-pound weight and shall have a clean margin of at least 1/2 inch on the top, bottom and sides. Margins may be used for non-essential notations which may be, but not limited to…form number, page number and customer notations.
• The first page shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3” x 5”, in the upper right corner (measured from aforementioned margins).
• The document shall NOT have any attachments stapled or otherwise affixed to any page. This includes stickers, labels or any type of tape or glue.
• There shall be NO shadowed or grey areas containing information on the document.

 

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