Welcome to the office of the Logan County Clerk and Recorder. The County Clerk has many roles in Logan County Government. The County Clerk is the keeper of the official seal of the County, Clerk of the County Board, keeper of vital statistics, marriage licenses, assumed names, tax extensions, delinquent taxes and the Logan County Election Authority. Here you will find forms and suggestions for obtaining documents that may help in your search for information in Logan County.
The County Clerk also serves as the County Recorder. This website provides information on recording fees, plat act and school district affidavits, Property Fraud Alert and On-Line Land Records Search. We look forward to serving you and hope that this website is a helpful tool in your research online recording fees, plat act and school district affidavits, Property Fraud Alert and On-Line Land Records Search. We look forward to serving you and hope that this website is a helpful tool in your research online.
The Office of the County Clerk is responsible for the extension of property tax. Tax levies from all taxing bodies in Logan County are filed in our office and available for viewing.
You may contact the Office of the County Clerk to receive your notary if you have already applied through the Secretary of State. Applications for Notaries must first be made through the Secretary of State. Our office will notify you, by mail, upon its arrival and you may come in to receive your notary or request it by mail. If you are requesting by mail, return the notifying letter, sent from our office, with your signature at the bottom. Along with the notifying letter, please send a check for $15.00 payable to the Logan County Clerk.
Please visit the Illinois Secretary of State's Home Page for more information.
Fees for Notaries:
Notary Fee: $1.00
In Person: $10.00
By Mail: $15.00
Delinquent taxes sold in Logan County tax sales must be redeemed in the Office of the County Clerk. It is necessary to call our office to be assured of the exact amount of payment. Payment must be made in cash, certified check or money order.
The procedure for filing a certificate of Assumed Business Name is as follows:
Fill out the Certificate of Intention form. This form should be signed in front of a notary public.
Return the form to the Clerk's Office along with a $10.00 filing fee.
You will receive a Publication Notice once you have filled out the Certificate of Intention in our office.
The Publication Notice needs to be submitted to the local paper of record within fifteen days of filing the Certificate of Intention with the Logan County Clerk. The publication fees with newspapers vary. The notice must be published once a week for three consecutive weeks. The Certificate of Intention will be void if publication requirements are not met.
After our office receives proof of publication from the newspaper, we will issue you a Certificate of Ownership of Business along with a copy of your publication notice.
**If you have a corporate, incorporated or limited business, you must file at the Office of the Secretary of State in Springfield, Illinois**
The Office of the County Clerk conducts all elections in Logan County. Logan County has 18,784 registered voters and 29 precincts.
You can check your voter registration status on-line by visiting the Illinois State Board of Elections at: Registration lookup