Recording Fees

Common Level Ratio Factor for York County 7/1/2022 to 6/30/2023 is  1.52

BASE FEE FOR ALL DOCUMENTS INCLUDE (unless noted):

  • Up to 4 pages
    • additional pages: $2
  • Up to 4 names
    • additional names: $0.50
  • ADD: an additional $10 to the base fee for each parcel identification number represented on the document
    • base fee does not include the parcel number fee

Please note: The Recorder of Deeds does not accept e-checks for payments in the Recorder's office.

Accepted payments for Recordings are Business Check, Cash and Personal Check (Except for Notary Commissions) All NSF returned Checks will be charged an additional $50 service Fee.

The Recorder's office does reserve the right to cross-index on certain documents, most commonly affidavits and right-of-way (each entity/individual will be indexed as a grantor and grantee). All variations of names are indexed (FKA, DBA, NKA, AKA, trustees, partners, et cetera). If Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems is a nominee for another lender, only MERS will be indexed, not the other lender.

$85.25 is base fee for the following documents:

  • Deed
  • Mortgage

$70.25 is base fee for the following documents:

  • Deed of Dedication
  • Deed of Transferable Development Rights

$58.75 is the base fee of the following documents:

  • Assignment of Mortgage
  • Declaration of Taking Property
  • Decree (transferring property)
  • Easement
  • Easement Agreement
  • Notice (transferring property)
  • Order (transferring property)
  • Release of Mortgage
  • Right-of-Way
  • Right-of-Way Agreement
  • Sales Agreement (transferring property)
  • Satisfaction Piece

$18.50 is the base fee for the following documents:

  • Mortgage Modification
  • Subordination of Mortgage
  • Power of Attorney
  • Non-Property Transfers
  • Other Miscellaneous Real Estate Documents

PA Realty Transfer Tax Statement of Value: $2  (printable form under Additional Resources)

Plans 24 inches by 36 inches : $15 ($3 per additional page)

Plans Larger than 24 inches by 36 inches$18 ($3 per additional page)

Secured Transactions (UCC Forms): $100 (no additional page or name fee)

Military Discharge (DD-214): FREE

Notary Bond and Commission: $38.50 (Business Check or Cash Only)

Copies (8.5 inches by 11 inches / 8.5 inches by 14 / 11 inches by 17 inches): $0.50 per page

Copies (18 inches by 24 inches): $1 per page

Certification of Documents: $1.50

REMINDER:  Please review the bolded information at the top in regards to fees for parcel numbers, additional pages, and additional names.

Supplemental information in regards to the recording of documents can be found on the Recording Requirements (PDF) of this website. If questions are still not answered, feel free to contact us.