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Lane County Clerk
125 East 8th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401
9am - noon and 1pm - 4pm M-F
Phone: 541-682-3654
Lane County Clerk  125 East 8th Ave.,  Eugene, Oregon,  97401

 
 
 
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Lane County Oregon Register of Deeds
Lane County Recorder Information
The recorder in Lane County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
 
Recording Fees
To record a deed or easement, the fee is $42 for the first page plus $5 for each additional page.

Single instruments with multiple titles will be charged an additional $5 per title.

Non-standard documents will be charged an additional $20.

Certification of a recorded document is $3.75. Copies are $0.25 per copy.

Personal checks, money orders, or cash are acceptable forms of payment. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Lane County Deeds and Records.

Contact the Lane County Clerk at 541-682-3654 to discuss recording fees and other recording issues.
 
Document Formatting Requirements
The Real Property Recording Department in Lane County, Oregon records deeds, easements, and many other documents relating to real property located in Lane County. The Recorder also maintains records and indexes for retrieval through computer and microfilm in accordance with state and local mandates.

Effect of Recording: Every conveyance, deed, land sale contract, assignment of all or any portion of a seller’s or purchaser’s interest in a land sale contract or other agreement or memorandum thereof affecting the title of real property within this state which is not recorded as provided by law is void as against any subsequent purchaser in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real property, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance, deed, land sale contract, assignment of all or any portion of a seller’s or purchaser’s interest in a land sale contract or other agreement or memorandum thereof is first filed for record, and as against the heirs and assigns of such subsequent purchaser.


The first page of each document submitted for recording must contain the following:

1. Document title(s). The type of transaction needs to be clearly labeled at the top of the page. A document can contain multiple titles. Each title must be clearly distinguishable to enable the clerk to index the document in the appropriate record.

2. Names of the parties. Include the names of all parties to the document and under which capacities they are serving (i.e. grantor or grantee).

3. Return to address. Provide the name and address of the person to whom the document will be returned after recording.

4. Consideration. The true and actual consideration paid. This is required on documents conveying or contracting to convey fee title.

5. Tax statements. Provide the name and address of the person to whom tax statements will be sent. This is required on documents conveying or contracting to convey fee title. Use the following statement, followed by the name and address: “Until a change is requested, all tax statements shall be sent to the following address.”

If the above information does not appear on the first page, an additional fee of $20 will be charged. A cover page, prepared by the person creating the instrument, can be used. It will be recorded as part of the instrument.


FORMATTING GUIDELINES

An instrument submitted for recording must be in the English language or be accompanied by an accurate translation.

All typed, written, or printed text should be in at least 8 point font. Any highlighting of text or other information will result in rejection.

Signatures and notary acknowledgments must be original, with corresponding names printed underneath. Notary seals must not cover text or signatures on the document.
A blurred or faint notary stamp cannot be accepted for recording. Information may be written outside the seal border, or a new seal/acknowledgment can be affixed to compensate.

Use legal size (8.5x14 inches) or smaller paper (8.5x11 inches) of sufficient quality for recording photographically.

Provide a space for the recording label on the first page. This should be in the upper right corner and needs to be at least 4 ¼ inches wide and 1 ¾ inches high.

Include a legal description of the real property. An acceptable legal description of real property should include 1) a subdivision name with lot and block or 2) a metes and bounds description or 3) a partition plat recording and parcel number. A tax lot number or street address is not an acceptable legal description.

A statement outlined in ORS 93.040 is required on all deeds.



Warranty deeds may be in the following form:
_____, Grantor, conveys and warrants to_____, Grantee, the following described real property free of encumbrances except as specifically set forth herein: (Describe the property conveyed.)

(If there are to be exceptions to the covenants described in ORS 93.850 (2)(c), here insert such exceptions.)
(Following statement of exceptions, here insert statement required under ORS 93.040 (1).)
The true consideration for this conveyance is $_____. (Here comply with the requirements of ORS 93.030.)
Dated this _____ day of_____, 2___.
 
 
E-Recording
We may be able to e-record your deed documents in Lane County, Click Here for more information.
 
Supplemental Documents

Consideration