Clyde R. Webber, Jr.

Clerk of Court - 7th JDC

Concordia Parish

 

LAND RECORDS

 

     The Land Records Department handles the filing of all Conveyances, Mortgages, and other instruments relating to real estate. These records are entered on a daily register, indexed and then bound in the proper record books/public computers maintained for their respective categories. Our Land Records start in 1802 and our computer records start in 1973.

 

      Conveyance records consist of all deeds, exchanges, partitions, judgments recognizing heirs and other instruments, the effect of which is to transfer real property or interests and rights therein. Oil and gas leases, mineral sales, royalty deeds, rights of way are also included in the class of instruments recorded in the Conveyance Records.

 

      Mortgage records contain mortgages, judgments, liens and other encumbrances affecting real estate. Cancellation of these instruments is effected by a marginal notation made on the record when a proper voucher evidencing payment or satisfaction thereof is presented and filed. Mortgage certificates are also provided by the Land Records Department.

 

      Other records maintained in the Land Records are Bond Records, Corporation Charters, Partnerships, Certificates of Trade Names, Oath of Offices of Public Officials, Marriage Licenses, etc. Each recorded instrument must be indexed for reference.

 

 

UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) FILINGS

 

      UCC filings are accepted by the local Clerk of Court and are filed numerically and indexed in the Statewide data base.  A certificate setting forth UCC filings (UCC-11) are available for fees set by the State.  A search in any parish will reflect statewide filings.

 

 

 

 

RECORDING FEES

CONCORDIA PARISH

ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session

Effective August 1, 2017

A "document" is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1).

Every document filed for recordation shall be captioned as to type of act on the 1st page and shall have on the 1st page a margin of 2” at the top and 1” at the bottom and sides. The type size shall not be less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B)(2).  Documents to be recorded may be either 8 ½” x 11” paper or 8 ½” x 14” paper.

 

 Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book):

  1 to 5 pages               $105

  6 to 25 pages             $205

  26 to 50 pages           $305

  51 or more pages      $305 for the first 50 pages +$5 per additional page

 This includes up to 10 names indexed, a certified copy, and the LCRAA Portal Fee.

 

 Index Fee after the 10th name        $5 per name

 Paper size larger than 8 ½” x 14”    $20 per page

 Debtor Fee (No SS # or Tax ID)       $25 per debtor

 

 

 

 Cancellation/Partial Release (single cancellation)         $55

 Cancellation/Partial Release (multiple cancellations)   Based on per page fee above

 

 

 

 Affidavit of Identity

      Judgment or lien prior to 07/01/12     $23 + ($6 for each additional page + $3 for each additional name)

      Judgment or lien after 07/01/12         $0

 

 

 

 Maps/Plats oversize:

 1 page + oversize charge                          $125

  This includes up to 10 names indexed.    $5 per name after the 10th name

 

 

 

 Notice of Repossession                            $75

 

 

 

 Mortgage Certificate (10 year search) /Lien Certificate (10 year search)

  1 name and 1 tract or project            $20

  Each additional name                        $10

  Each additional tract                          $20

 

 

 

 

 Copies                                                           $1 per page

 Conformed Copy (stamped copy)              $5 + copy fee

 Certified Copy                                              $10 + copy fee

 Postage                                                         Actual Amount

 Notary Fee                                                    $10

 Certified Copy of a Marriage License        $6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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