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Fee Schedule


 

New Fees Effective November 12, 2018. Please click the link below:

Predictable Fee Schedule

Requirements for Standardization of Documents and Definition of a Non-Standard Document

Our current accepted forms of payment for recordings are cash and check only.

Sangamon County Recorder - A Grantee/Grantor Office Fees – Effective November 12, 2018

Document Preparation is a specialized task which may demand legal knowledge or advice.

Documents must contain: Name and Address of Prepared By, Return To, Tax Bill To (if applicable), also Tax ID# and Common Address (last two items may be acquired at 217-753-6805).  Black Ink is required.

Recording Fees for real property transactions:

  • Standard 8 1/2 x 11 with at least a 3 x 5 blank space in the upper right hand corner - $55.00
    Types of Documents:
    Agreements/Options to Purchase, Assignments, Coal Lease, Deeds/Contract for Deed, Easements (other than public utility), Extensions, Foreclosures, Land Grants, Leases, Lis Pendens, Liens, Mineral Deed, Monument Records, Mortgages and Notes, Mortgage Releases, Notice of Reclamation, Plats/Surveys, Oil & Gas Lease, Royalty Deed, Subordinations, Timber Agreement/Lease
  • Non-Standard Rental Housing Support Surcharge & Not Meeting Standardization Requirements (click link at top of page) - $75.00
  • Deeds/Easements/Leases may require Transfer Tax Stamps - $.50 per $500.00 value for State plus $.25 per $500.00 value for County – refer to: www.revenue.state.il.us/localgovernment/propertytax/rett.htm

Exceptions to Surcharge: Judgments, Judgment Releases, Notice of Probate, Power of Attorney, UCC's and birth records, death certificates, marriage records (outside of Sangamon Co) - Fees are as follows:

  • Standard 8 1/2 x 11 with at least a 3 x 5 blank space in the upper right hand corner - $45.00
  • Non-Standard Exempt from Rental Housing Support Surcharge & Not Meeting Standardization Requirements (click link at top of page) - $65.00

Annexations, De-Annexations, Condo or Subdivision Plats
W/four (4) copies - $87.00
W/o four (4) copies – Additional $5.00

UCC Filing - Real Estate - $34.00 / Termination - $14.00

Handling Fee - Documents lacking statutory or county requirements will be returned and $2.00 per document is required.

SEARCH & OTHER NON-RECORDING REQUESTS

Copies: Certified (all documents except Plats) - $26.00
Non-Certified - first two (2) pages - $2.00 – add'l pages - $.25 each

Escrow Accounts - call 217-535-3140. Monthly statements provided.

Faxed Requests/Email Requests require payment in advance or escrow account (up to four (4) pages) cover included - $5.00 each – add'l pages - $.25 each
(See Copy Requests on this website)

Genealogical Searches - $25.00 each
Copies - $2.00 first two (2) pages - $.25 each add'l page

Requests must be sent in writing, can be faxed or submitted through the "Copy Request" link on the Recorder's website.

Federal or State Lien / Release must include the parties name(s) to be searched, type of lien or release (Federal or State), ID SSN number, amount of lien.

Plats 11" x 17" size - $3.00 each
Up to 30" x 36" - $5.00 each

UCC Search - NAME, DBA, ADDRESS - $10.00 each
UCC Copies - $1.00 each

Veteran's Record DD-214 with ID - No charge

For any additional information call: 217-535-3150.

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