Recording Information Requirements

1.
Signatures All signatures must be original and notarized
2.
Legibility Legible and suitable for indexing/imaging
3.
Size Up to paper size 8 1/2" X 14"
4.
Margins 2" top first page, 2" bottom last page and 1" margin top & sides of each page; otherwise, non-compliance fee will be charged
5.
Type At least 12 points; (15 characters and spaces per inch)
black ink only
6.
Paper White 20 lb.
7.
Numbering All pages, including attachments and inserts, must be numbered sequentially
8.
Printing Printing on one side only, otherwise non-compliance fee will be charged
9.
Parcel Numbers Tax Map and parcel number upper left corner
10.
Preparers name
and address
On upper left corner under tax map numbers, within the 2" margin
11.
Return address Typed on the upper left of FIRST or bottom left of LAST PAGE of each document
12.
All recordings must have self-addressed, stamped return envelope.
13.
Checks payable to Recorder of Deeds in correct amount. Incorrect checks will be returned.
14.
Any document with tape or correction fluid will be returned, otherwise non-compliance fee will be charged.
15.
$30.00 noncompliance fee will be assessed per document that does not comply with recording requirements.
16.
If original document is lost or misplaced, contact Deputy for recording requirements.
Exceptions: With the exception of #14, none of these regulations apply to UCC forms, IRS filings and plots.