Recorder of Deeds Fee Schedule

Scott Dailey, Recorder of Deeds
Pam Fausnaught, Deputy Recorder of Deeds

Sussex County Recorder of Deeds
PO Box 827
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 855-7785
Fax: (302) 855-7787

SCHEDULE OF FEES:
The following document and page fees will be charged unless otherwise noted.
Effective August 1, 2009
An additional $30.00 will be charged for each document not conforming to Sussex County "Standards for Recording".
Maintenance Fee $1.00 per document.
Document Surcharge Fee $30.00 per document. Separate check made payable to Sussex County Recorder of Deeds. House Bill 262 EFF 8/1/09
Page Fee $9.00 per page.
Appointments/Oath $19.00 plus Document Surcharge Fee
Assignments Document Surcharge Fee plus $9.00 per Page Fee plus Maintenance Fee
Deeds Document Surcharge Fee plus $9.00 per Page Fee plus Maintenance Fee
Misc. Documents Document Surcharge Fee plus $9.00 per Page Fee plus Maintenance Fee
Mortgages Document Surcharge Fee plus $9.00 per Page Fee plus Maintenance Fee
Plots $30.00 per page plus Document Surcharge Fee (no larger than 36" in length or considered 2 pages) plus Maintenance Fee
Satisfactions $46.00 Flat (30 + 16) + $15.00 per each additional mortgage listed on document.
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE - UCC: no page fee or non-conforming fee.
Financing Statements $20 + Document Surcharge Fee
Continuations $20 + Document Surcharge Fee
Amendments $20 + Document Surcharge Fee
Partial Releases $5 + Document Surcharge Fee
Assignments $20 + Document Surcharge Fee
Terminations $10 + Document Surcharge Fee
FEDERAL TAX AND OTHER LIENS:
Federal Tax Release $1 + Document Surcharge Fee
Federal Tax Liens $10 + Document Surcharge Fee
OTHER CHARGES:
Recorder's Receipt $5.00 Certified $5.00 plus $5.00 per page/copies
Office Copies $.40 per page (up to 8.5" x 14")
$1.00 per page (11" x 17")
Mailed: $5.00 first page plus $.50 per page/copies
Plot Copies
(24" x 36" and larger)
$5.00 per page Mailed: $5.00 per page
Expedited Return $25 fee = $2.00 per page, per instrument