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Effective March 1, 2015
"Amended" Recording Fee Schedule
Madison County
Present & Accept Only Original For Recordation
Instruments filed in the office of County Recorder include a recording fee plus a $7.00 restoration charge, an $8.00 Geographic Information System charge, and a $10.00 surcharge for rental housing support act.

Effective March 1, 2015, any instrument filed for record will be charged per fee schedule below.

Effective January 1, 1995, any instrument filed for record that does not comply with the standardization requirements as set forth in Chapter 55 ILCS 5/4-12002 will be charged an additional $12.00 for the first four pages and $1.00 for each additional page.

Documents not specifically mentioned in fee schedule are set by Illinois state statutes.


Affidavits w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11"  39.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements  51.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)    1.00 ea
   
Assignments: mortgages, liens, leases w/exceptions 8 1/2 x 11" 39.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 51.00 ea
Additional assignments within same instrument   7.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
No legal description provided   1.00 ea
   
Assignments: oil, gas, minerals w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 39.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 51.00 ea
Additional assignments within same instrument   7.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
No legal description provided   1.00 ea
   
Condominium Plats w/requirements, w/original, 2 mylars, & 4 blue lines 82.00 ea
Additional pages to condominium plat, dimensions, elevations, units, etc.   1.00 ea
   
Declarations 8 1/2 x 11" 37.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 49.00 ea
Additional pages   1.00 ea
Amended or add-on condo: same requirements as above  
   
Corporation records (reports, amendments, LTD partnership, etc.)  
Filed by individuals with four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 27.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 39.00 ea
Additional pages to corporate records   1.00 ea
   
Corporate dissolutions, withdrawals, revocations & all instruments filed by state  
Two (2) pages 17.00 ea
Additional pages to state filings   1.00 ea
Additional names to state filings   1.00 ea
   
Deeds: includes four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 44.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 56.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Easements: includes four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 37.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 49.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Judgment Memorandums: w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 33.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 45.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Judgment Releases: w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 29.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 41.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
Additional doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
   
Liens filed by state: certifications, notices, re-files, discharges, releases (per name)  
Two (2) pages 17.00 ea
Additional names/pages/doc # per filing   1.00 ea
   
Liens filed by federal govt: certifications, notices, re-files, discharges, releases (per name)  
Two (2) pages   8.00 ea
Additional names/pages/doc # per filing   1.00 ea
   
Liens other (excepting state & federal) w/four (4) pages 37.00 ea
   
Lis Pendens Notices & Releases: w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 39.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 51.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
Additional doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
   
Mechanic's Liens:includes four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 41.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 53.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Other Liens (excepting state & federal) w/four (4) pages 37.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 49.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Monument Records 37.00 ea
No penalty for non-compliance of standardization  
   
Mortgage Modifications, Extensions, Subordinations & Releases  
w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 39.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 51.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
Additional doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
No legal description provided   1.00 ea
   
Notice of Probate w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 29.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 41.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Ordinances w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 31.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 43.00 ea
Attached plat 10.00 ea
   
Plat - Subdivision: max 24 x 36, submit original, 2 mylars & 4 blue lines 82.00 ea
Additional pages to plat   1.00 ea
Plat - State: max 24 x 36, submit original, 2 mylars & 4 blue lines 62.00 ea
Additional pages to plat   1.00 ea
   
Power of Attorney w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 27.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 39.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Releases (except state & federal) w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 37.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 49.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
Additional doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
No legal description provided   1.00 ea
   
Releases of mobile home liens w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 27.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 39.00 ea
Additional doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
   
Releases filed by state (w/one name) 17.00 ea
w/additional names, doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of two (2) pages   1.00 ea
   
Releases filed by Federal Govt. (w/one name)   8.00 ea
w/additional names, doc #'s or book/pages   1.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of two (2) pages   1.00 ea
   
UCC Filings: Includes fixture filings, terminations, continuations, partial releases, amendments, etc.  
All UCC filings (except terminations) 20.00 ea
Automation charge 15.00 ea
Total 35.00 ea
   
Termination statements 12.00 ea
   
There is no additional charge on any UCC filing for extra names, attachments or  
non-standard forms.  
Search for each debtors name/each address (minimum) 10.00 ea
Copy of UCC statement per page   1.00 ea
   
Chattel Mechanic's Liens $21.00 per four (4) pages. $1.00 for each additional page, doc #  
and book/page thereafter.  The same fee applies to releases and partial releases of  
Chattel Mechanic's Liens.  (Husband and wife are charged as one name, but document  
must state that they are husband and wife, i.e. H/W).  
   
 Veterans' Discharge Records:  
 Filed w/two (2) certified copies after recording no charge       
 Additional certified copies of discharge records no charge
   
Wills w/four (4) pages 8 1/2 x 11" 27.00 ea
Non-compliance w/standardization requirements 39.00 ea
Additional pages in excess of four (4)   1.00 ea
   
Additional Recorder's Office Fees  
Xerox copies (per page)   1.00 ea
Certified copies (1-4 pages) 12.00 ea
       Additional pages                                                                                                    1.00 ea
Xerox copy (map or plat)                                                                                    1.00-10.00 ea  
Certified copy (map or plat)  10.00 ea
Computer printout (1-10 pages)   1.00 ea
       (11-20 pages $2.00, 12-30 pages $3.00, etc)  
 Xerox copy (financing statements) per page   1.00 ea 
Fax copy (per page)   2.00 ea 
   
   
State agencies, units of local government and school districts are excluded from the state surcharge supporting the rental housing support program.  Surcharge does not apply to any documents solely related to an easement for a public utility.

Transfer declaration forms are available from the Recorder's Office.

If you have any questions regarding fees, please call:
(618) 296-4775 or (618) 296-4475 - Real Estate
(618) 296-4777 - Financing Statements

No legal advice or opinions will be given by the Recorder's Office staff either in person or by telephone.

Thank You,
Madison County Recorder's Office

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