(1) The county recorder shall receive the following fees:
(a) for recording any instrument, not otherwise provided for, other than bonds of
public officers, $40;
(b) for recording any instrument, including those provided for under Title 70A, Uniform
Commercial Code, other than bonds of public officers, and not otherwise provided for,
$40, and if an instrument contains more than 10 descriptions, $2 for each additional
(c) for recording mining location notices and affidavits of labor affecting mining
claims, $40; and
(d) for an affidavit or proof of labor which contains more than 10 mining claims,
$2 for each additional mining claim.
(2)(a) Each county recorder shall record the mining rules of the several mining districts
in each county without fee.
(b) Certified copies of these records shall be received in all tribunals and before
all officers of this state as prima facie evidence of the rules.
(3) The county recorder shall receive the following fees:
(a) for copies of any record or document, a reasonable fee as determined by the county
(b) for each certificate under seal, $5;
(c) for recording any plat, $50 for each sheet and $2 for each lot or unit designation;
(d) for taking and certifying acknowledgments, including seal, $5 for one name and
$2 for each additional name;
(e) for recording any license issued by the Division of Occupational and Professional
Licensing, $40; and
(f) for recording a federal tax lien, $40, and for the discharge of the lien, $40.
(4) A county recorder may not charge more than one recording fee for each instrument,
regardless of whether the instrument bears multiple descriptive titles or includes
one or more attachments as part of the instrument.
(5) By January 1, 2022, each county shall accept and provide for electronic recording
(6) The county may determine and collect a fee for all services not enumerated in
(7) A county recorder may not be required to collect a fee for services that are unrelated
to the county recorder's office.
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