RECORDING

 

To order records on line:

For records prior to 1987:  https://www.officialrecordsonline.com/Select/Index.html?state=IL&county=...

For records after 1987:  www.landrecords.net (Tapestry) or call 800-747-4600

 

eRecording:

We are pleased to annouce that we now offer services that allow anyone with a computer, internet connection and scanner/printer to submit, record and receive your documents quickly!  Our office partners with four national eRecording vendors.  For a nominal fee, you can submit, track and receive your documents electronically.  Fewer rejections and faster returns will save you and your customers time and money. 

Contact our vendor partners today to compare fees (listed alphabetically):

   CSC - web site: https://www.erecording.com    phone: 866-652-0111   

   ePN - web site: https://www.GOePN.com     phone: 888-325-3365     

   Indecommweb site: http://dmg.indecomm.net     phone: 877-272-5250

   Simplifileweb site: https://simplifile.com     phone: 800-460-5657

 

RECORDING FEES:

Due to the passage of HB 3036 (Public Act 100-0271) which amends 55 ILCS 5/3-5018, a predictable fee schedule has been adopted by the County Board based upon cost study by Bellwether, LLC:

Fee Schedule click here effective May 1, 2018

County Board Ordinance click here

 

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Effective December 1, 2017, Jefferson County, Illinois will only accept MyDec generated PTAX forms - please bring/mail printed form with your recording.  For information regarding using MyDec through the Illinois Department of Revenue go to their web site Mytax.illinois.gov/MyDec or call their toll free telephone 844-445-1114.  (Our revenue stamp meter has malfunctioned, so we must go to electronic transfer stamps with the Illinois Department of Revenue.) For notice click here.

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Due to our current vendor discontinuing our Recording software, we were forced to change systems.  We have chosen Fidlar Technologies.  We have been using Fidlar since the first of June, 2015.  You can use Fidlar's on-line service - for the different programs click here.  To print an on-line access agreement  click here  (new December 1, 2018). 

Fidlar offers PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT - for information click here.

     Recordings, copy requests & payment should and sent to:

     Jefferson County Recorder

     100 South 10th Street, Room 105

     Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

A self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) is required with all recordings and copy requests.

Recording Department’s Telephone: 618-244-8020 Ext. 3, Option 2

 

COUNTY TAX  EXTENDER

The taxing districts in Jefferson County file their budgets and levies with the Recording Department, and from their information we extend taxes.

Attached are reports generated:

   Detail Tax Code Breakdown 2018-2019

    District Listings 2018-2019

   Property Tax Limitation Calculations 2018-2019

   Tax Rate Computation 2018

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