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Recording Fees

Lee County Recorder/Registrar charges the following amounts for services listed.

Copy Fees

  • Copies: $.50 per page
  • Certified Copies: $5.00 certification fee, plus $.50 per page copy fee

Recording Fees

(Effective from July 1, 2011)

  • $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page
  • Except the following:
  • Plats of survey: $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page
  • Documents that convey property: $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page, PLUS Auditor transfer fee of $5.00 for each township section or city block

 

Information

Mail to and make checks payable to:

Lee County Recorder
933 Avenue H, PO Box 190
Fort Madison, IA 52627
Phone: 319-376-1070
Fax: 319-372-7033

  • Separate checks for recording fees and real estate transfer tax appreciated
  • Send a self-addressed stamped return envelope with all filings
  • Document processing can take up to two weeks

When referencing a related document filed before January 1, 1997, please use a Book and Page (Example: Book 247 Page 34).