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Recording
Recording Fees

The following fees are charged for submitting documents for recording and obtaining copies of records. Effective September 1, 2002, CRS 30-10-421 initiated a $1.00 surcharge on each document received for recording. Please contact the Recording Department at (719) 520-6200 or via email at recweb@elpasoco.com with any questions.

Please note the return mail address needs to be located on the front of the document.

Documents for recording should be mailed to: 
El Paso County Clerk & Recorder
Attn:  Recording
P.O. Box 2007
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-2007

Record Standard Documents $10.00 for the first page, 5.00 for each additional page - A page is one side of up to and including an 8 1/2" x 14" sheet.
Plus $1.00 surcharge per document.
Record Oversized Documents

$10.00 per page - An oversized page is one side of a sheet larger than 8 1/2" x 14".
Plus $1.00 surcharge per document

Record Plat/Condo
Documents
$10.00 per page - A subdivision or condo plat page is one side of a sheet larger than 8 1/2" x 14".
Plus $1.00 surcharge per document.
Record Land Survey
Documents

$10.00 per page - A land survey plat is one side of a sheet larger than 8 1/2" x 14".
Plus $10.00 El Paso County Surveyor fee per survey.

Record Release of Deed of Trust
Documents
Release of Deed of Trust documents must be submitted to the Public Trustee’s Office prior to recording: El Paso County Public Trustee, 105 E Vermijo St. #101, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  http://elpasopublictrustee.com/
Record Mining Claim Documents

$5.00 per page plus $.025 per name for each claim indexed
Plus $1.00 surcharge per document

Record Federal Tax Lien

Documents $5.00 per document
Plus $1.00 surcharge per document

Record State Unemployment & Sales & Use Tax Lien Documents Free of Charge
Record Child Support Lien Documents Free of Charge
Record Designated Beneficiary Agreements & Revocations $10.00 for the first page, $5.00 for each additional page plus $1.00 surcharge per document. Two certified copies provided per C.R.S. 15-22-107(3)(b) and 15-22-111(2) at $0.25 per page plus $1.00 certification fee for each copy + postage for mailing to second party.
Documentary Fees On all documents granting or conveying title to real property (C.R.S. 39-13-102) $0.01 per $100 consideration if consideration is greater than $500.
DD Form 214 There are no fees for recording DD Form 214. Certified copies are also provided free of charge .

UCC Filings
Real Estate
Fixture Filings Only

 

All other UCC Filings should be sent to:

1-2 pages $10.00 Flat fee Plus $1.00 surcharge per document.

3 or more pages $15.00 Flat fee Plus $1.00 surcharge per document.

If electronically recorded $5.00 per document Plus $1.00 surcharge per document.

All other UCC filings should be filed with the Colorado Secretary of State at http://www.sos.state.co.us/

COPIES - OPR

$0.25 per page. Certified is an additional $1.00 per document.

For copies to be returned by mail, the following handling fees apply:
1-10 Pages-$1.25 (plus 0.25 per page copy fee)
11-20 Pages-$2.00 (plus .25 per page copy fee)
21-60 Pages-$2.50 (plus .25 per page copy fee)
61-75 Pages-$3.00 (plus .25 per page copy fee)
Over 75 Pages - Contact our office at
recweb@elpasoco.com for more information

Request for OPR (Open Public Records) Copy

COPIES - Marriage/
Civil Union

$0.25 per license/certificate/ $0.25 per application. Certified is an additional $1.00 per document.

For copies to be returned by mail, the following handling fees apply: 
1-10 Pages-$1.25 (plus 0.25 per page copy fee) 
11-20 Pages-$2.00 (plus .25 per page copy fee) 
Over 20 Pages-$2.50 (plus .25 per page copy fee)

Request for Marriage/Civil Union License/Certificate Copy Form.

A Request for Marriage/Civil Union Application Copy Form along with valid form of identification is required to obtain a copy of a marriage/civil union license application.

COPIES - Plat Maps

$3.00 per page. Certified is an additional $1.00 per document.

For plat map copies to be returned by mail, the following handling fees apply: 
1-2 Pages-$3.00 (plus $3.00 per page copy fee) 
3 Pages-$3.50 (plus $3.00 per page copy fee) 
Over 3 Pages-$6.50 (plus $3.00 per page copy fee)

BULK DATA- CD or FTP (requester's site)
Effective 1/1/2012
Service:  Cost:
Grantor/Grantee Index $1,000.00/Month With Signed Agreement
Daily OPR Images $900.00/Month With Signed Agreement
Daily Marriage License Index $75.00 Set up Fee + $.03 per entry
Please contact Jimmie Van Buskirk via email at jimmievanbuskirk@elpasoco.com with any questions.

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