FILING FEES WINNEBAGO COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE
EFFECTIVE August 1, 2018
NANCY MCPHERSON, RECORDER
* Our current accepted forms of payment for recordings are cash and check only*
*No bills larger than $50 will be accepted. Due to we do not keep cash on hand*
*The Winnebago County Recorder's Office will no longer return documents that are submitted with too much money*
Federal Tax Liens & Releases (additional names $1.00) $12.25
State Tax Liens & Releases (additional names $1.00) $15.25
State Income Tax Withdrawal (additional names $1.00)
State Partial Releases (additional names $1.00)
State Lottery Liens & Releases (additional names $1.00)
State Unemployment Liens & Releases (additional names $1.00) $12.25
Uniform Commercial Code: Financing Statement $38.00
UCC search per debtor/must provide form $18.00
Plats-Mylar and 4 copies $83.00
Documents referencing 6 or more tax Parcel Indentification Numbers $57.00
Documents referencing 6 or more recorded document numbers $57.00
Documents not conforming as in paragraphs 1 through 5 below $57.00
1. The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches,
not permanently bound and not a continuous form. Graphic displays accompanying a document
to be recorded that measures up to 11 inches by 17 inches shall be recorded without charging
an additional fee.
2. The document shall be legibly printed in black ink, by hand, type or computer. Signatures and
dates may be in contrasting colors if they will reproduce clearly,
3. The document shall be on white paper of not less than 20 pound weight and shall have a clean margin
of at least one-half inch on the top, the bottom, and each side. Margins may be used for non-essential notations
that will not affect the validity of the document, including but not limited to form number, page numbers and
4. The first page of the document shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3 inches by 5 inches, from the upper
right hand corner.
5. The document shall not have an attachment stapled or otherwise affixed to any page. Pages may be stapled together.
VETERANS DISCHARGES ARE RECORDED AT NO CHARGE
CERTIFIED COPIES - $35.00
RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM SURCHARGE NOT INCLUDED
IN PRICE OF CERTIFIED COPIES
|Bruce Harris maps||$1.00|
|WinGis 8.5 x 11||$2.50|
|Plat copies (oce copier) - per page||$4.00|
|Daily printouts of stored data - per page||$0.50|
|Search request for documents under 20 years - per name or address||$10.00|
|limit 5 searches//over 5 title company must be used|
|(self-addressed stamped envelope must be provided for return or email address)|
|Search request for documents over 20 years - per name or address||$29.00|
|Search request for plats||$10.00 + $4.00/pg|
|Faxed documents - under 20 pages||$5.00|
|each additional page over 20 pages||+$0.25|
Please note: This office does not offer legal advice, opinions, or legal
descriptions. No searches done by phone.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX IS CALCULATED AT:
SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS PER $500.00
ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS PER $1,000.00
TO BE ACCEPTED FOR RECORDING ALL DEEDS MUST HAVE
The name & address of the Grantee on any document transferring title. (55 ILCS 5/3-5026)
The name & address of Grantee for tax billing purposes. (55 ILCS 5/3-5020)
The name & address of the preparer of the document. (55 ILCS 5/3-5022)
A properly completed transfer tax declaration form must accompany any deed or trust document, or a statement of exemption must be listed. (35 ILCS 305/3)
The name & address of the person submitting a plat for recording. (765 ILCS 205/2)
A School District Certificate signed by the owner, notarized, & identifying the School Districts where the properties are located. (765 ILCS 205/1.005)
Plats MUST contain a) statement of location within Corp. Limits (1 1/2 miles) or municipality. b) Owner's name, signature, & address. c) County Clerk's signature & dated within the last 3 months or last tax bill sent. d) signed by all offices. e) Winnebago County Plat Officer's signature must be within 90 days of date signed. f) four signed copies.
Plat MUST contain: a) Surveyors signature, address, date & seal. b) boundaries of parcel. c) view of building on parcel. d) elevation (side) of unit/s. e) floor plan of each unit & identifying number. f) School District statement with owner's signature, notarized & declaring the school district. g) Four signed copies.
Declaration: Declaration & plat must be recorded together. Declaration MUST contain: a) Legal description of this condo parcel. b) Plat of the condo. c) the % of ownership. d) a legal of the additional land for add-on condo. e) Name of the city & county where it is located. f) Description of the common elements.
A return to or mail to address is required for all documents
being submitted for recording.
NO COPIES ARE ACCEPTED FOR RECORDING
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