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The recording office is responsible for maintaining records related to real property located in Kootenai County.
For recording each of the following types of instruments, provided such instrument is thirty (30) pages or less:
Deeds, grants and conveyances of real property $15.00
Trust deeds or mortgages of real property, including fixture filings (UCC mortgages),
security agreements and assignments of leases and rents if contained within the same
instrument for recording $45.00 for first 30 pages, then $3.00 for each additional page
Reconveyances of trust deeds, including a substitution of trustee if contained within
the same instrument for recording, and releases of mortgages $15.00
Powers of Attorney $25.00
Surveys - Recording Fees: $5.00 per survey
Copies of Recorded Surveys: $4.00 per survey page
All OTHER DOCUMENTS $10.00 first page, $3.00 each additional page (Letter & Legal sizes)
COPIES OF RECORDED DOCUMENTS
Per page $1.00
Certification of copy per document $1.00
Conformed document per page (originals only) $0.50
* A conveyance of real estate is made by an instrument in writing and subscribed by the party disposing of the real estate.
* A page should not exceed 8.5 x 14 inches and should not be smaller than 8.5 x 11 inches. Each page should be typewritten or be in legible writing. Printing should be single-sided only and in a font size of at least 12 point to ensure legibility.
* A recordable document must be notarized and have original signatures of grantor and notary.
* If a document is conveying real property, it must have the grantee's name and current mailing address listed.
* A certified copy from the Recorder's office is as good as an original (except for a birth certificate or death certificate, which must come from the Idaho Vital Statistics).
* On the first page, provide a 2 inch top margin. All other margins should be at least 1 inch.
* Provide a document title below the top margin on the first page.
* A legal description of the real property should be provided on the first page or submitted with the document as an attachment.
A summary of an instrument creating an interest in, or affecting the title to or possession of real property may be recorded if the requirements are substantially met. A summary should be signed and acknowledged by all parties to the original. The following information should be clearly stated in the summary: the names of the parties to the original, a description of the interest or interests in real property created by the instrument, and the legal description of the property. If the requirements are met, the summary may be recorded and, as to the contents of the summary only, it shall have the same force and effect as if the original had been recorded, and constructive notice shall be deemed to be given concerning the contents of the summary and the existence of the instrument to any subsequent purchasers that acquire an interest in the real property.
Effect of Recording
Recording gives notice: Every conveyance of real property acknowledged or proved, and certified, and recorded as prescribed by law, from the time it is filed with the recorder for record, is constructive notice of the contents thereof to subsequent purchasers and mortgagees.
Every conveyance of real property acknowledged or proved, and certified, and recorded as prescribed by law, and which is executed by one who thereafter acquires an interest in said real property by a conveyance which is constructive notice as aforesaid, is, from the time such latter conveyance is filed with the recorder for record, constructive notice of the contents thereof to subsequent purchasers and mortgagees.