File Land Records

Information on filing land records with the Recorder of Deeds office

Overview

Our Land Records Department receives and maintains all incoming real estate-related documents for land located within the City of St. Louis—deeds, liens, affidavits, court orders, and other miscellaneous recordable documents.

 

Preparation

Ensure that your documents comply with the requirements for land records documents in the state of Missouri.

 

Instructions

Mail or bring your records to:

City Hall, Room 126
1200 Market St.
Saint Louis, MO 63103

Phone: (314) 622-3260

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

 

Fees

Standard Deed: $23 First Page + $5 Each Additional Page.
Nonstandard Deed: $48 First Page + $5 Each Additional Page.
Include Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope for return of Original

Standard Assignment: $23 First Item + $7.50 Each Additional Item
Nonstandard Assignment: $48 First Item + $7.50 Each Additional Item
Include Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope for return of Original.

Standard Margin Release: $21 First Item + $7.50 Each Additional Item
Nonstandard Margin Release: $46 First Item + $7.50 Each Additional Item
Include Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope for return of Original.

Plat, Survey of One Tract of Land – Recording Without Drawing,
One Sheet Not to Exceed 24” x 18”:
$18.25 for One Sheet
Include Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope for return of Original.

Plat, Survey of a Subdivision, Outlots, Condominiums – Recording of Drawings and Calculations, Each Sheet Not to Exceed 24” x 18”: $57.00 per Page of Drawings/Calculations + $10 Each Additional Page
Include Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope for return of Original.

Payment for Walk-In Service: No Personal Checks. Pay with Cash, Money Order, or Business Check.

Payment for Mail-In Service: Pay with Personal Check, Business Check, Money Order, or Cash.

 

What to Expect

  • If your documents meet the requirements, the Land Records department will accept your documents and file them.
  • If you included a self-addressed stamped envelope, your originals will be mailed back to you.
  • If your documents do not meet the requirements, the Land Records department will contact you.

Contact

Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar

(314) 622-4610

1200 Market St
City Hall Room 126 - 128
St. Louis, Mo 63103-2881

Land Records Recording and Archives 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday Birth/Death/Marriage 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturday

Contact the Recorder of Deeds and Vital Records Registrar

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