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 FILING FEES WINNEBAGO COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE

EFFECTIVE March 1, 2015

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*

                                                         Fees as of    

       March 1, 2015   

STANDARD DOCUMENTS

Deeds & Mortgages - up to 4 pages             $45.00
Lis Pendens - up to 4 pages        $45.00
each additional page after the first 4     +$1.00
   
Mechanics Liens - up to 4 pages $45.00
each additional page after the first 4     +$1.00
   
Release of Mortgage & Mechanic Lien releases - up to 4 pages         $45.00
Release w/ document number only/no legal description    

      +$3.00 

         each additional document number after the first referencing different liens add +$3.00
        each additional page after the first 4                   +$1.00
 Assignments of Mortgage - up to 4 pages     $45.00
each additional assignment with the same document     + $7.00
Assignments w/ document number only/no legal description  

+$3.00

   
Memo of Judgment, Power of Attorney's & Corporate Records - up to 4 pages      $35.00
each additional page after the first 4 +$1.00

 


NON-STANDARD DOCUMENTS:

Deeds, Mortgages & Assignments - up to 4 pages $57.00
Lis Pendens - up to 4 pages $57.00
each additional page after the first 4 +$2.00
     
Mechanics Liens - up to 4 pages $57.00
each additional page after the first 4 +$2.00
   
Release of Mortgage & Mechanics releases - up to 4 pages $57.00
each additional page after the first 4 +$2.00
Releases & Assignments w/ document number only/no legal description +$3.00

Plats of subdivision (maximum 30" by 35") $83.00
submit original and 4 signed copies   
2 pages $84.00
3 pages $85.00
4 pages $86.00
   
Surveys (no more than 2 lots) 8 1/2" by 14" $45.00
each additional page +$1.00

Federal tax liens & releases - up to 2 pages $12.25
each additional name or DBA +$1.00
each additional page after the first 2 +$1.00
   
State tax Liens & Releases *per name $15.25
State Income Tax Lien & Release
State Income Tax Withdrawal
State Partial Release
State Lottery Liens & Releases
each additional name +$1.00

State Unemployment Liens & Releases   *per name $12.25
each additional name +$1.00
each additional page after the first 2 +$1.00 

VETERANS DISCHARGES ARE RECORDED AT NO CHARGE


CERTIFIED COPIES - $35.00 FOR 1-4 PAGES $1.00 per additional page

RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT PROGRAM SURCHARGE NOT INCLUDED 

IN PRICE OF CERTIFIED COPIES


 

Uniform Commercial Code  Fees (UCC)

Financing Statement $38.00
Termination $18.00
UCC search per debtor name - Note: party requesting search must provide form $18.00
UCC copies per page $0.50

COPY FEES

Reader/printer     $0.50
Bruce Harris maps $1.00
WinGis 8.5 x 11 $2.50
Aperture cards $3.00
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

OR

ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS PER $1,000.00

TO BE ACCEPTED FOR RECORDING ALL DEEDS MUST HAVE

THE FOLLOWING:

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)


PLATS

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.

CONDO PLATS

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



Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444
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