Copy & Recording Fees

Copy Fees
General summary of copy fees:
  • Recorded documents are $1 per page
  • Plats are $5 per page
  • PTAX forms are $1 per form
  • Military discharges are free to the veteran
Recording Fees
Recording fees are based on state statute and can be difficult to interpret due to the numerous variables including document type, number of pages, references, and transfer taxes. If you have any doubt, please feel free to call or email with your questions.

Top 10 document types and their base recording fees:
  • Deeds - $39 (Sales may require additional transfer taxes)
  • Mortgage - $39
  • Release/Satisfaction - $39
  • Foreclosure/Lis Pendens - $39
  • Assignments - $39
  • Liens - $39
  • Judgment - $29
  • Court Order - $29
  • Power of Attorney - $29
  • UCC filing - $37
Documents with over 4 pages require an additional $1 per page.
Payment
Payment options include:
  • Cash
  • Check (made payable to Lake County Recorder)
  • Credit Card - Discover, MasterCard and VISA cards are accepted
Complete fee schedule of Recorder of Deeds Office: