For entering and recording any deed, mortgage, certified copy, lis pendens, or any other instrument including Timber, Oil and Gas Leases, Uniform Commercial Code filings, Finance Statements, Fixture Filings, Government Foreclosing documents, Land Division Act filings, Federal Tax Liens, State Tax Liens, MESC Liens, Discharges and Teminations:
Documents that assign or discharge more than one instrument:
Warranty deeds, land contracts or an assignment thereof, or deeds that contain a convenant of warranty must have a tax certificate from the County Treasurer's office prior to recording. The fee is $5.00.
Copy, real estate records per page $1.00 Copy, U.C.C. filing per page $2.00 Copy, Fixture filing per page $1.00 Copy, State Tax Lien per page $1.00 Copy, Federal Tax Lien per page $1.00 Copy, Plat of record; minimum fee, per page $2.00 Certification of any of recorded instrument $5.00
UCC search er debtor (before 07/01/2001) $6.00 (After 07/01/2001) State of Michigan Expedited UCC Search Request $25.00 State Tax Lien search per debtor $3.00 Federal Tax Lien search per debtor $3.00
***** 600.2567.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016 *****
MCL 600.2567.amended Register of deeds; fees.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) (charter county fees), a register of deeds is entitled to the following fees, which are not taxable as costs except as indicated:
(a) For entering and recording a document, regardless of the number of pages, $30.00, which includes the fee required to be collected under section 2567a. (remonumentation), the register of deeds shall deposit $5.00 of the total fee collected for each recording into the automation fund established under section 2568.
(b) For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, in addition to the fee under subdivision (a), $3.00 for each additional instrument assigned or discharged.
(c) For copies of any records or papers, if required, $1.00 per page, taxable as costs if otherwise allowed.
(d) To certify a recorded document, $5.00.
(e) For searching the records and files, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, 50 cents for each year for which grantor/grantee searches are made, with a minimum fee of $5.00, except that the fee for tract index searches must be based on the cost of establishing and maintaining a tract index.
(f) For filing every other paper, and making an entry of it, if necessary $1.00, unless otherwise specifically provided for.
(g) For searching for every other paper, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, $1.00 for each paper examined.
Timber, oil gas leases, establishes same fee as mortgage – Amend Public Act 146 of 1937
Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act, same fee as mortgage – Amend the Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act
State Tax Lien Registration Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage -- Amend the State Tax Lien Registration Act
Michigan Employment Security Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend the Michigan Employment Security Act
Uniform Commercial Code, establishes same fee as a mortgage -- Amend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Foreclosing Governmental Unit documents (tax forfeiture documents) – Amend the Revenue Act
Land Division Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend the Land Division Act
Certified copies of judgments and decrees, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend Public Act 107 of 1895
E-Recording is the process of submitting documents for recording online and having them reviewed, recorded and returned back to the submitter electronically.
E-Recording is available for all document types in Calhoun County utilizing our vendor, Simplifile. This process includes Warranty Deeds which require County Treasurer Tax Certification.
Most documents are recorded within a few hours of receipt unless Tax Certification is required at which time the documents are sent electronically to the County Treasurer for review.
Contact Simplifile at 1.800.460.5657 or www.simplifile.com to register as a consumer.
Simplifile provides demonstrations and training.