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Piatt County Clerk & Recorder
101 W Washington, Room 110
P.O. Box 558
Monticello, IL 61856
Ph (217) 762-9487
Fx (217) 762-7563
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PIATT COUNTY CLERK AND RECORDER
COUNTY CLERK SCHEDULE OF FEES - REQUEST FOR RECORDS
Fees paid to the Piatt County Clerk and Recorders Office must be in the form of cash, check or money order. The office is unable to accept payment by credit card.
Originals only are accepted for recordation. Daily cutoff time for recording is 4:00 p.m. Documents received after 4:00 p.m. will be recorded the following business day.
This fee list is provided for informational purposes only. Email the Piatt County Recorder for an accurate assessment of the required fees. Overpayments received by mail will NOT be refunded.
If the document conforms with standardization rules the fee is $74.00.
*The fee for documents not conforming is $110.00
The fee for recording:
- utility easements is $64.00
- documents submitted by units of local government or school districts is $64.00
- cemetery deeds is $64.00.
The fees charged under this Section shall be inclusive of all County and State fees that the County may elect or is required to impose or adjust, including, but not limited to, GIS fees, automation fees, document storage fees, and the documents that require Rental Housing Support Program State surcharge.
Additional charges are as follows:
Additional document references (after 5) $7.00 each
Recording fee for liens submitted by State or Federal Government is $11.00 for one to two pages; additional pages $1.00 each; additional names, d/b/a, etc. $1.00 each
FINANCING STATEMENTS AND UCC SEARCH FEES
The minimum fee for filing FINANCING STATEMENTS (UCCs) is $65.00.
The fee for filing TERMINATION STATEMENTS is $65.00.
SURVEYS AND PLATS
SURVEYS* (no more than two lots), 8 1/2 x 14 are $74.00.
PLATS* (subdivisions and condominiums), 30 x 36 maximum size, are $103.00.
*For both surveys and plats, the original must be submitted along with two 11x17 copies (reductions if necessary). The original will be retained by the Recorder.
VETERANS' DISCHARGE RECORDS (DD214)
There is no charge to file or for certified copies.
PHOTOCOPIES OF DOCUMENTS FROM THE COUNTY RECORDER
Copies in the office are $ .50 per page (8 1/2x11 & 8 1/2x14) $1.00 per page (11x17).
Copies to be mailed, $1.00 per page.
Faxed/emailed copies, $3.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.
Certified copies, $25.00