Catawba County Offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday.
Catawba County Libraries will be closed April 19-21.
Catawba County Parks (Bakers Mtn, Riverbend, St. Stephens), Blackburn Sanitary Landfill and Convenience Centers will remain open.

Recording Fees

Recording Fees Information

Accepted Forms of Payment

Feel free to call the office for any questions you may have, on any of therecording fees.

  • Cash
  • Business checks or
  • Debit/credit cards
  • You MUST also comply with North Carolina recording standards as stated in NCGS§161-14. If an instrument does not meet these requirements, the register of deeds shall register the instrument after collecting a $25.00 nonstandard document fee as required by NCGS §161-10(a)(18a) in addition to all other applicable recording fees. This office uses the standard Time New Roman font.
  • You MUST also pay an additional $10 for each reference made (beyond the first) in an ASSIGNMENT being recorded. Example: An Assignment being recorded makes reference to four separate original Deeds of Trust, the second, third and fourth reference will cost you an additional $10 each for a total of $56 to record. NCGS§161-10(a)(1)
  • You MUST also pay an additional fee in regards to instruments that contain EXCESSIVE RECORDING DATA. A $2 charge will be added for each party when more than 20 distinct parties are listed in the instrument, including any attachment and exhibits that requires indexing. NCGS§161-10(a)(1)