Independence, California- Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk-Recorder would like to remind citizens that on January 1, 2018, Recording fees will increase by at least $75, due to the passage of SB 2 (Atkins) by the California State Legislature. SB 2 established a $75 tax on certain recorded documents to be collected by county recorders and sent to Sacramento to pay for projects throughout California. The average real estate recording fee in Inyo County is $14. After January 1, 2018, the average cost to record that same document will increase to $88.The County Recorder will accept valid declarations of exemption on the face of each document where applicable.
In addition, there are several other statutory fee changes that will take effect on January 1, 2018. Please visit our website http://clerkrecorder.inyocounty.us/ or call 760-878-0224 for more information.