Recording Fees in Logan County, Illinois

Our current accepted forms of payment for recordings are cash and check only.

Document Preparation is a specialized task which may demand legal knowledge or advice. The office of the County Clerk is forbidden by law to give legal advice.


Documents must contain:
Name and Address of Prepared By, Return To, Tax Bill To (if applicable), also Property Tax Identification Number, legal description and Common Address.

Recording Fees for real property transactions:

Types of Documents: Agreements/Options to Purchase, Assignments, Coal Lease, Deeds/Contract for Deed, Easements (other than public utility), Extensions, Foreclosures, Land Grants, Leases, Lis Pendens, Liens, Mineral Deed, Monument Records, Mortgages and Notes, Mortgage Releases, Notice of Reclamation, Plats/Surveys, Oil & Gas Lease, Royalty Deed, Subordinations, Timber Agreement/Lease

  • Standard: (8 1/2 x 11 with at least a 3 x 5 blank space in the upper right hand corner)
    - Fee up to four pages - $45.00
    - Additional pages - $1.00 each
  • Non-Standard: Not meeting standardization requirements
    - Fees up to four pages - $59.00
    - Additional pages - $1.00 each
  • Deed/Leases may require Transfer Tax Stamps - $.50 per $500.00 value for State plus $.25 per $500.00 value for County refer to: www.revenue.state.il.us/localgovernment/propertytax/rett.htm

Exceptions to Rental Housing Support Program: (8 1/2 x 11)
Judgments/Releases, Notice of Probate, Power of Attorney, UCC's and birth records, death certificates, marriage records (outside of Logan Co)
- Fee up to four pages - $35.00
- Additional pages - $1.00 each


All Recordings Referencing Prior Recorded Documents
Referenced w/o legal descriptions examples: releases, assignments, subordination leases, etc. - per reference number - $1.00 each
Referenced w/legal description one reference number included - $1.00 each additional reference number

Subdivision Plats (Must contain Plat Act Affidavit)
Submit original and 2 copies. Max 30x36. $71.00

For any additional recording or land record information call the office at: (217) 732-4148 or email the Deputy Recorder at: amarlin@co.logan.il.us.