MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: St. Clair County Register of Deeds
Please be advised, effective October 1, 2016, recording fees for all documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office will be $30.00, regardless of the number of pages. The fee of $3.00 after the first instrument reference remains in effect. Certification of a recorded copy will also increase from $1.00 to $5.00 per document. Should you have any questions, please visit the Michigan Legislature website at http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?2015-HB-5165 .
This fee change is in accordance to Michigan Public Acts 224 through 232 of 2016.
A tax certificate must be obtained prior to recording any of the following (MCLA 211.135):
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|County Transfer Tax Fee $1.10 per thousand dollar sale amount stated on deed|
|State Transfer Tax Fee $7.50 per thousand dollar sale amount stated on deed|
|Copy, real estate records, per page: $1.00|
|Copy, U.C.C. filing, per page: $2.00|
|Copy, State or Federal Tax Lien, per page $1.00|
|Copy, Plats of Record $2.00 per page|
|Fee for certification of any of the above copies, per document $5.00|