Please Note: Any document with a legal or referring to a legal requires the 10 PIN, per Rock Island County Board Ordinance 09218-1 dated September 18, 2018

Recording Fees - Effective July 1, 2023 - per Rock Island County Board Ordinance No. 05-23-002. Dated May 16, 2023

Effective October 7, 2019 we will be accepting debit/credit cards as a payment option. AllPaid will provide the service to our office. There will be a 2.95% processing fee ($1 minimum fee). This will be available to pay for Copies over the Phone, Email and in Office as well as in office Recordings.

Our current forms of payment for recordings are cash, check and credit card. 

  • Conforming Document(55 ILCS 5/3-5018): $74 (No Page Count)
    • Standard white 8.5-inch-by-11-inch paper
    • Black or Blue ink
    • Minimum 10-point type/font
    • 3-inch-by-5-inch blank space in upper right corner of first page for recording information
    • Up to five references/PINS
  • Exempt RHSP Conforming Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018): $55 (No Page Count)
    Articles of Incorporation and related documents, birth records, death certificates, marriage records (outside of Rock Island County); Judgments, Notice of Probate, Power of Attorney for property, affidavit without legal description, Certificate of Trust without legal description. State, County and City documents when paid for by the Municipality.
  • Non-Conforming Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018): $95 (No Page Count)
    Any document failing to meet the requirements listed for a Standard Document and/or Documents with more than 5 references, PINs, or legal descriptions
  • State/Federal Liens and Releases (770 ILCS 110/5) - See Recorder for fee
  • Uniform Commercial Code (all types): $39.50
  • Surveyor's Monument Record: $74
  • Subdivision Plats (must submit original plus 3 signed copies): $90.50
  • Condo Declaration: $74 (No Page Count)
  • Condo Plat: $60
  • Military Discharge Records - No fee
  • Liens - Lis Pendens - Judgments
    • Mechanic's Lien: $74
    • Release of Mechanic's Lien: $74
    • Release of Federal Tax Lien: $55
    • Release of State Tax Lien: $55
    • Lis Pendens Notice: $74
    • Release of Lis Pendens: $74
    • Memorandum of Judgment: $55
    • Release/Satisfaction of Judgment: $55
  • Copy Fees
    • Photocopy (Xerox): $.50 per page
    • Certified Copy: $49
    • File Stamped Copies: $2 documents/$5 maps
    • Aperture Cards (microfilm): $2 per card
    • Large Maps (plat, SAM size): $3
    • Mail Requests: $5
    • Email Requests: $2 plus cost of copy
  • Illinois Document Standardization Act
    Public Act 87-1121, 55 ILCS 5/3-5018
    The Recorder shall charge an additional fee for recording a document (other than a document filed under the Plat Act or UCC filings) that does not conform to the following standards:
    • The document shall consist of one or more individual sheets measuring 8.5 inches by 11 inches, not permanently bound and not a continuous form.
    • The document shall be printed in black or blue ink, in at least 10-point font.
    • The document shall be on white paper not less than 20-pound weight and shall have a clean margin of at least ½ inch on top, bottom, and each side.
    • The first page of the document shall contain a blank space, measuring at least 3 by 5 inches in the upper right corner and must also contain the title of the document.
    • The document shall not have any attachments stapled, taped, or otherwise affixed to any page.
    • Documents referencing 6 or more Tax Parcel Identification Numbers (PINS)
    • A document that does not conform to these standards shall not be recorded except upon payment of the additional fee of $95.