Bureau County  
Clerk and Recorder
Our recording office accepts all different types of documents for recording.  All real
estate-related documents are recorded along with liens, military discharges, UCC's, and
plats. WE ONLY RECORD ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS OR CERTIFIED COPIES.

Our standard recording fee for documents (deeds, deed of trust, mortgages, amendments,
assignments, and releases) that fulfill the statutory requirement is
$47.00 for the first four pages.

The $47.00 recording fee includes:
- $10.00 rental housing surcharge put in place by the State of Illinois.         
(Not applied to documents associated with Government entities)
- $22.00 fee for the GIS system approved by the Bureau County Board.
- $ 3.00 fee for Recorder's Document Storage.

Other additional fees include:
- Additional pages and attachments -- $1.00 per page
- Multiple instrument number references  - $1.00 per reference after the first reference
- Reference to property legal description by document number  -- $1.00 per reference
- Multiple assignments  --  $7.00 per assignment
- Transfer Tax on sold property - $1.50 per $1,000.

Access to property records online can be found at

or to purchase allowed time on searching for documents,                
information can be found a
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Property Fraud Alert program is a free community service that alerts
citizens of fraudulent activity against property they own. Notification is
given when there is recording activity associated with an individual's
name. Citizens must sign up for this free service
at the following link
-- propertyfraudalert.com

OTHER COSTS --

Plat of new subdivision -- $85.00
( need 1 original and 4 copies of plat, all with original signatures and school district certification)

Federal Liens recorded for one name is $23.00/ $1.00 per each additional name
State Liens recorded for one name is $11.00/$1.00 per each additional name

Certified copy of document recorded is $15.00 for first 4 pages, $1.00 per page for
additional pages

Non-standard (non-conforming)document --
additional $12.00 for the first four pages and additional $1.00 per page/or double the recording
fee and subtract $35.00

All deeds must include:
* a complete legal description;
* a statement of exemption or transfer tax declaration form;
* name and address of  --
-  the preparer
- who to return the document to
- taxpayer;
* notary date/seal/signature;
* parcel identification number (PIN#)

Other types of documents recorded at a fee of $37.00
* Articles of incorporation/ change of reg. agent, etc.
* Judgments/ memo judgments/ release of memo judgments
* Notice of Probate
* Power of Attorney
* UCC
* Wills
* Buyer or seller of property a government body
* Transcripts from a will or death certificate
LAND RECORDS
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www.landrecords.net
www.fidlar.com/

E-Recording is now
available.
If you wish to file
documents with us
electronically, please
contact one of the
E-recording submitters
below
.
CSC
eRecording
Solutions
Website LINK:
erecording.com
Phone number
866-652-0111
email address -
erecording@
cscglobal.com

ePN -
eRecording
Partners
Website LINK:
erecordingpartners.net
Phone number
888-325-3365
email address -
sales@
erecordingpartners.net


Simplifile
Website LINK:
simplifile.com
Phone number
800-460-5657
email address -
sales@simplifile.com


Indecomm
Global Services
Website LINK:
indecomm.net
Phone number
877-272-5250
email address: -
efile@indecomm.net