Recording Fees in Logan County, Illinois

*Please note fee changes AFTER March 1, 2014

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:

  • 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 - $50.00, After March 1, 2014 $45.00
    Additional pages - $1.00 each
    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
  • Non-Standard: Not meeting standardization requirements - fees up to four pages - $64.00, After March 1, 2014 $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:

Exceptions to Rental Housing Support Program: Judgments/Releases, Notice of Probate, Power of Attorney, UCC's and birth records, death certificates, marriage records (outside of Logan Co)

  • 8 1/2 x 11 - fee up to four pages - $40.00, After March 1, 2014 $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: