Deeds - Michigan Statutes
***** 600.2567.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016 *****
MCL 600.2567.amended Register of deeds; fees.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) (charter county fees), a register of deeds is entitled to the following fees, which are not taxable as costs except as indicated:
(a) For entering and recording a document, regardless of the number of pages, $30.00, which includes the fee required to be collected under section 2567a. (remonumentation), the register of deeds shall deposit $5.00 of the total fee collected for each recording into the automation fund established under section 2568.
(b) For a document that assigns or discharges more than 1 instrument, in addition to the fee under subdivision (a), $3.00 for each additional instrument assigned or discharged.
(c) For copies of any records or papers, if required, $1.00 per page, taxable as costs if otherwise allowed.
(d) To certify a recorded document, $5.00.
(e) For searching the records and files, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, 50 cents for each year for which grantor/grantee searches are made, with a minimum fee of $5.00, except that the fee for tract index searches must be based on the cost of establishing and maintaining a tract index.
(f) For filing every other paper, and making an entry of it, if necessary $1.00, unless otherwise specifically provided for.
(g) For searching for every other paper, on request, by the office of the register of deeds, $1.00 for each paper examined.
Timber, oil gas leases, establishes same fee as mortgage – Amend Public Act 146 of 1937
Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act, same fee as mortgage – Amend the Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act
State Tax Lien Registration Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage -- Amend the State Tax Lien Registration Act
Michigan Employment Security Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend the Michigan Employment Security Act
Uniform Commercial Code, establishes same fee as a mortgage -- Amend Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Foreclosing Governmental Unit documents (tax forfeiture documents) – Amend the Revenue Act
Land Division Act, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend the Land Division Act
Certified copies of judgments and decrees, establishes same fee as a mortgage – Amend Public Act 107 of 1895