Recording Fees

Recording Fees

NOTICE: Effective October 1, 2016 the Recording Fees will be a flat rate of $30 per document. The fees will no longer be based on the number of pages being recorded. This fee DOES NOT include Tax Certification Fees.

For any deed, mortgage, lis pendens, certified copy or other instrument:


Plus tax certification fee or additional assignment or discharge fee, if applicable. See below for details.

Assignment & Discharge Fees

Any document which assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument $30.00 plus $3 fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.
NOTE: First instrument listed on Assignment or Discharge is included in recording fee.

Tax Certification Fees

  • $5 fee for up to 5 legal descriptions on a single instrument
  • $0.20 per additional description (PA 39 OF 2015 - Effective July 1, 2015)

Real Estate Transfer Tax

State and county real estate transfer tax must be included on transfers and conveyances of real estate subject to the tax. Go to the Transfer Tax Section of our website for information on tax rates, exemptions, transfer tax tables and further information.

Personal Property Recording Fees

The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) deals primarily with transactions involving personal property and are subject to different recording fees than real property. Please see the Uniform Commercial Code Fees Section on our website for UCC recording fees and information.