Chippewa County Register of Deeds Statutory Fees

PER:  MCLA 600.2567

 

RECORDING FEE, ALL DOCUMENTS:  For entering and RECORDING any DEED, MORTGAGE, LISPENDENS, CERTIFIED COPY, or OTHER INSTRUMENT:

 

RECORDING FEE, ALL DOCUMENTS:  …………………….... $ 30.00*

 

SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING Warranty Deeds - Land Contracts:

Pursuant to MCL 211.135, prior to recording, a tax certificate must be obtained from the County Treasurer’s Office for any of the document that contains a warranty clause.  These clauses are usually found on the following documents:

Warranty Deed or Any Deed which contains a covenant of warranty,

Land Contract or Assignment of Land Contract with warranty clause

will require Tax Certificates which will add a cost of $5.00 for each document certified.

 

If mailing the document to our office for recording, we will secure the tax certificate from the County Treasurer’s Office prior to recording it.

 

Generally speaking, the recording cost for all transaction documents (DEEDS, LAND CONTRACTS, ASSIGNMENTS OF LAND CONTRACTS, AFFIDAVITS, MORTGAGES, MORTGAGE MODIFICATIONS, ETC.), except those with a warranty clause, will be $30. For those documents with a warranty clause, add $5 for the Treasurer’s Certificate. 

 

If mailing the document to our office for recording, we will secure the tax certificate from the County Treasurer’s Office prior to recording it.

 

Assignment and Discharge Fees:

For any document which assigns or discharges more than one instrument:

$3.00 shall be added to the recording fee for each additional instrument so assigned or discharged.

 

YOU MAY EMAIL OR TELEPHONE US TO DISCUSS ANY QUESTION YOU MAY HAVE ON THE RECORDING PROCESS.