RIPLEY COUNTY RECORDER

MaryAnn McCoy

Email: recorder@ripleycounty.com

Hours: 8:00-4:00 Monday - Friday

Phone: 812-689-5808   Fax: 812-689-0048

 

Located in the Ripley County Annex Building

102 West First North Street, PO Box 404, Versailles, IN  47042

 

INDIANA CODE: 36-2-11-15

ALL DOCUMENTS UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW NEED TO HAVE THE FOLLOWING AFFIRMATION STATEMENT:

"I affirm, under penalties for perjury, that I have taken reasonable care to redact each social security number in the document, unless required by law. (NAME)".

The office of the Recorder was the first Constitutional Office in County Government in Indiana

Your County Recorder:

  • Records any instrument submitted for recording, providing it meets essential requirements. (See below).

  • Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, and Miscellaneous Instruments.

  • Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments.

  • Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request. (Fee charged).

Essential Recording Requirements

Acknowledgements: To entitle any conveyance, mortgage, or instrument of writing to be recorded.

Legibility or Names: Typed or printed under each signature exactly as signed.

Name of Person Preparing Instrument: Each document effecting real estate.

Notarized Documents: Requires county residence of notary, seal and commission expiration.

Transfer of Deeds for Taxation: Endorsement of Auditor before recording, and Filing of Disclosure Form.

Release of Satisfaction of Liens: May be executed by President, Vice-President, Cashier, Secretary, Treasurer, General Manager, or Attorney-in-Fact only.

Per I.C 36-2-7-10 (b) (11), the county legislative body may enact an ordinance to establish a supplemental fee of not more than $3.00 to record a single document.
Effective September 1, 1997, the fee has been added to this county's fee schedule.

Indiana County Recorder's Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2017

Indiana County Recorders Senate Bill 505

Mortgages (including Subordinate Mortgages) and

     re-recorded mortgages

$55.00

Deeds and all other instruments, including re-recorded

     instruments (fee includes 1 oversize page)

$25.00

Additional pages exceeding 8 1/2" x 14" within any

     document shall be charged:

$5.00 each

 

 

Mechanic's Lien including one mail out

$25.00

Each additional mail out

$2.00
   
For counties accepting multiple transaction documents $25.00

     (a/k/a blanket documents)

 
Plus for each additional cross reference after the first $7.00
   

Uniform Commercial Code:

 

     UCC, 2 pages or less

$6.00

     3 pages or more

$10.00

 

 

     UCC Continuation, amendment or

     assignment, 2 pages or less

$6.00

     3 pages or more

$10.00

 

 

     UCC-11 Information Request, per debtor name

$7.00

     Each additional name

$5.00

 

 

Copies 11" x 17" or smaller, per page

$1.00

Copies larger than 11" x 17", per page

$5.00
Certification of Document $5.00

ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

 
COPIES $1.00 PER PAGE
CERTIFICATION OF DOCUMENT $5.00 PER PAGE
NO CHARGE TO FILE A SOLDIERS DISCHARGE PAPERS  
ELECTED OFFICIAL OR COUNTY SCHOOLS, CHURCHS BONDS NO CHARGE
COPIES LARGER THAN LEGAL SIZE $2.00 PER PAGE

Auditor's Fees:

 
Transfer Fee $5.00
Disclosure Form Fee  
     Non-Exempt $10.00
     Exempt $0.00

Please note: Beginning 7/1/01, all financing statements involving personal property are to be filed at the Indiana Secretary of State's Office. Failure to file in proper office may affect the perfection of the filing.

Please send separate checks for Auditor's Fees.  Documents sent with only one check including both Recorder's Fees and Auditor's Fees will be rejected for recording.


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