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Recording Fees

Recording Fees

Recording Fees:

  • All legal documents including fixture financing statements, trade names, and name changes filed in this office will be $7.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page and are not to exceed 8 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches in length.
  • All Deeds and contracts that convey land will require an additional $5.00 fee for transfer on the Auditor's plat books for a parcel of contiguous land within a number section, platted block or subdivision separated only by a public street, alley, or highway. The fee shall not exceed $50.00 for transfer of property in one document.
  • On documents that release or assign one mortgage or assign one contract, the fee is $7.00 for first page. If the notation of said release or assignment affects more than one mortgage or contract, a fee of $7.00 for each notation is charged.
  • Real Estate Transfer Tax - See transfer tax calculator for this tax.

Land Record Document Copies:

  • Copies of documents - $1.00 up to four pages - Certification is $5.00 additional.

News & Notices

During the month of April 2018, the Parcel Query and GIS mapping applications will be updated with a new consolidated property and map viewing solution named Beacon, hosted by the Schneider Corporation. The new service provides additional functionality and display options to users. The service will...
Posted: March 28, 2018
PASSPORT DAY – MARCH 21, 2018 Scott County Recorder, Rita Vargas, is extending their work day hours on Wednesday March 21, 2018, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm to provide passport acceptance services to citizens needing a first-time U.S. passport. Important! On April 2, 2018, the U.S. State Department...
Posted: March 9, 2018
SCOTT COUNTY RECORDER MEDIA RELEASE February 12, 2018 Rita Vargas, Scott County Recorder, received notice in the New Orleans Passport Center Newsletter informing the public of changes to the issuance of U.S. Passports. Beginning this month, passport applicants who have been certified as having a...
Posted: February 12, 2018