All legal documents including fixture financing statements, trade names, and name changes filed in this office will be $7.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page and are not to exceed 8 1/2 x 14 inches in length.

All Deeds and contracts that convey land will require an additional$5.00 fee for transfer on the Auditor’s plat books for a parcel of contiguous land within a number section, platted block or subdivision separated only by a public street, alley, or highway.  The fee shall not exceed $50.00 for transfer of property in one document.

On documents that release or assign one mortgage or assign one contract, the fee is $7.00 for first page and $5.00 for each additional page.  If the notation of said release or assignment affects more than one mortgage or contract, a fee of $7.00 for each notation is charged.

Documents that do not meet Iowa Documenting Standards may be filed with an additional $10.00 non-conforming fee.

  • Copies of Documents are $1.00 per page. Faxed or emailed copies are $1.00 per page.  The copy of a document to be certified must be made in the office.  Certifications are $2.00 per document.
  • Copies of Federal tax liens or releases of Federal tax liens are $5.00