Recording Fee Change:

Effective October 1, 2016, recording fees for all documents will be $30.00, regardless of number of pages. Documents requiring tax certification will still need an additional $5 (see Tax Certificate Fee below). For a document that assigns or discharges more than one instrument, there is a fee of $3 for each instrument referenced, in addition to the $30.00 flat recording fee.

Tax Certificate Fee:

Effective July 1, 2015, the fee for a tax certification at the Treasurer’s Office increased from $1 to $5. This fee must be paid at the time of recording a Warranty Deed, Land Contract, Land Contract Assignment, or Condominium Master Deed. Recording packages that do not remit the correct fees will be rejected and returned to submitter.

Copy Costs:

$1.00 per page in office – cash or check only
$1.00 per page, plus $2 transaction fee if printed online – credit card only

$5.00 per document to certify a recorded document, beginning October 1, 2016

Register of Deeds

Rhonda Lake, Register

Rhonda Lake, Register

Courthouse, 100 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 35
Ionia, MI 48846

Our office is located in the Southwest corner of the main floor of the Courthouse.




Monday – Friday
8:30am–12:00pm &

Documents presented after 4:00pm will be recorded the following business day.