Legislators have recently passed HB3878 which increases the Rental Housing Support Fee by an additional $10.00. The increase affects recording fees in all 102 counties throughout the State of Illinois and will take effect July 1, 2023.
The County Clerk serves as the Recorder of Deeds in Logan County. Records of real estate transactions are recorded in the County Clerk's office. Real estate recordings date back to 1839.
Document Preparation is a specialized task which may demand legal knowledge or advice. The Office of the County Clerk is forbidden by law to give legal advice.
The following documents are necessary for certain filings:
Documents for recording must contain:
- Name and address of "Prepared By"
- Name and address of "Return To"
- Name and address of "Tax Bill To" (if applicable)
- Property Tax Identification Number
- Legal description
- Common address
|Standard Document (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)|
|Non-Standard Documents (55 ILCS 5/3-5018)|
The $10.00 Rental Housing Support Program surcharge does not apply to the following:
|Plat of Survey|
Predictable Recording Fee Schedule.
Our current, acceptable forms of payment for recordings are cash or check only.
E-recording is the process of submitting documents for recording online, no paper copies of documents will be used. The County Clerk’s staff will review, record, and return the document electronically as well. This process reduces the turnaround time, reduces the time for handling rejected documents, and eliminates uncertainty caused by delays in the mail. This service is available through four separate vendors:
Follow the links to any of the above providers to create an account and begin e-recording with Logan County.
If you have any questions about the process, please contact the County Clerk’s Office (217-732-4148 or email@example.com).
Land Records Search
The data and document images from December 1, 1984 to present are available online. You are welcome to come to our office and use one of our free terminals to search information. The Logan County Clerk's office is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. If this is not convenient, listed below are options to search Logan County land records via the internet.
- Tapestry - A charge per Land Records search
- Laredo - An account based Land Records search
- Archival Search Help Key - How to search prior to 1985
- Direct Search - Free data search without images
Property Fraud Alert
Protect yourself and your most valuable asset by signing up for free Property Fraud Alert. This service provides free real-time monitoring and notification of potentially fraudulent activity.
Frequently Asked Questions
For any additional recording or land record information call the office at: (217) 732-4148 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.