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Warranty deeds, easements, quitclaim deeds, and many other documents relating to real property located in Cache County can be recorded in the office of the County Recorder. It is essential that the property be located in Cache County.
The Recorder's Office does not give legal advice or prepare, notarize, or interpret legal documents. The Recorder also will not perform title searches for the public, provide legal descriptions over the phone, or research records over the phone.
Standard Fee of any Document $40.00
Each additional description or unit over ten $2.00
Recording Subdivision Plats, $50 per page, plus $2 per lot or unit.
Copy of Recorded Document per page $1.00
Copy of Ownership Plat $1.00
Copy of Final Subdivision Plat $3.00
Certification of Document Copy $5.00
Computer screen printout $0.25
Documents include Mining, Federal tax liens or Releases, Licenses issued by Department of Registration, and UCC documents.
Please make checks payable to: Cache County Recorder
County recording fees are subject to change without notice. For the most current fees and further information, contact the local recording office directly.
An instrument that fails to meet any of the following conditions may be rejected for recordation.
* Submit an original instrument that contains a brief caption or title on the first page. The caption or title should indicate the nature of the transaction. If submitting a copy, it must be a certified copy.
* The proof of execution of any conveyance whereby real estate is conveyed or may be affected shall be (1) by the testimony of a subscribing witness, if there is one; or (2) when all the subscribing witnesses are dead or cannot be had, by evidence of the handwriting of the party, and of a subscribing witness, if there is one, given by a credible witness to each signature.
* Use white 8.5 x 11 inch paper. On the left and right sides and on the bottom of each page, provide a 1-inch margin. Do not use sheets of paper that are continuously bound at the top, bottom, or sides. The document must be sufficiently legible to make certified copies.
* Printing should be in black ink and not smaller than 7 lines of text per vertical inch. Printing should not be on both sides of the page.
* Provide a blank space that measures 2.5 inches down and 4.5 inches across in the upper right corner of the first page. Each additional page can have a top margin of 1 inch.
* Documents must be in English or must be accompanied by an English translation.
* A document submitted to the county recorder must be notarized, with the notary stamp and seal legible.
* Names must be typed or printed of all signers whose names are required to be indexed. Names should be legibly printed or typed underneath signatures.
* Provide the name and mailing address of any grantee to the conveyance.
* A legal description of the real property must be present on the document. The parcel number/tax ID must also be included, but is not sufficient as a legal description.
* If a person submits a document for recording that is subject to and complies with the Real Estate Settlement and Procedure Act, 12 U.S.C. Sec. 2601 et seq. for a residential property described in Subsection (4)(a), the person shall notify the county recorder by including the word "RESPA" in at least 16 point font on the front page of each document. The County Recorder may use the RESPA fees but is not required to refund a fee or change a fee amount shown on a recorded RESPA document.
WATER RIGHTS ADDENDA
If submitting a deed that conveys a fee simple title to land or if conveying water rights without conveying title to land, a water rights addendum must be included with the deed when it is presented for recording.
A water rights addendum identifies and describes the water rights that are transferred under an applicable deed or states that no water rights are transferred under the applicable deed.
The grantor is required to complete and sign the water rights addendum. The grantee should sign the addendum to acknowledge receipt. The grantee's signature can be a facsimile or done by electronic means.
EFFECT OF RECORDING
Each document that is executed, acknowledged, and certified in the manner prescribed by the Utah Statutes shall, from the time of recording with the appropriate county recorder, impart notice to all persons of their contents.
Each document that is not recorded is void as against any subsequent purchaser of the same real property or any portion of it if (1) the subsequent purchaser purchased the property in good faith and for a valuable consideration; and (2) the subsequent purchaser's document is first duly recorded.