Real Estate Recording Fees

Real Estate

$24.00 First Page
$3.00 Each Page Thereafter
$25.00 Non Standard Fee if Applicable

Plats and Surveys

Plats (18″X24″)
$44.00 1st Page
$25.00 Thereafter
Recorder requires 1 original and 4 copies. All plats have to be approved by the Cedar County Commission before recording.

Surveys (18″X24″)
$24.00 1st Page
$5.00 Thereafter
Recorder requires 1 original and 4 copies.

Copy Work RMSo 59.210.3(2)

For copying or reproducing any recorded instrument a fee not to exceed $2.00 for the first page and $2.00 for every page thereafter.
(Except Plats and Surveys)
$5.00 Page Plats and Surveys (18″X24″)


$1.00 per Document

Recorder of Deeds, Marriage License Fees

The following schedule is a guideline for non-charter counties. In some cases, charter counties may have different ordinance regulations regarding fees. In addition, RSMo 455205.4 does not apply to all counties. Please contact your county Recorder of Deeds for information regarding their fees.

Marriage License

$60.00 CASH ONLY

Copy Work

$9.00 Certified copy of Marriage License

UCC Fixture Filings in Real Estate

Use the above real estate document fee.

Refund Policy

In order to provide the timely recording of documents, the Recorder of Butler County does not refund over payment of documents. The document presented by hand or mail must have the correct fee for recording or it will be rejected until the correct amount of fee is provided.

Recording Time Policy

No Recordings will be accepted after 3:00 PM each business day. If any customer is at the counter by 3:00 PM, all documents will be recorded that day.
Documents presented for recording after 3:00 PM, will be recorded commencing at 8:00 AM the following business day. Those presenting documents for recording should allow sufficient time for staff to check the documents. The Recorder’s Office Revised Statues are in Chapter 59 in the Missouri Revised Statute Book under County Recorders of Deeds or can be found online at the Missouri State website.