Jackson County, Iowa Recorders fees for services are listed on this page. 

  Jackson County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Recording Information and Fees

Jackson County Recorder/Registrar charges the following amounts for services listed.


Copies: $.50 per page

Certified Copies: $5.00 certification fee, plus $.50 per page copy fee

RECORDING FEES (Effective from July 1, 2011)

$7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page



Documents that convey property: $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page, PLUS
Auditor transfer fee of $5.00 for each township section or city block

Mail to and make checks payable to:
Arlene Schauf
201 W. Platt
, IA 52060

Phone: (563)652-2504
Fax: (563)652-6460

Send a self-addressed stamped return envelope with all filings
Documents usually mailed back the day after recording

When Referencing a Related Document:
If filed before January 1, 1997, please use a Book and Page (Example: Book 247 Page 34).
If filed after January 1, 1997, please use a File Number (Example: File #97-246).

Groundwater Hazard Statement
  Ground Water Hazard Form
  Attachment 1
Declaration of Value

Click on the links below for more specific information about the other Recorders services.

Recorders Home Page

Genealogy Information

Military Service Records Information

Real Estate Information
  Land Records and Iowa Land Record Website
  Document Formatting Standards
  Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator

License Registration Information
  Fishing and Hunting
  ATV, ORV and Snowmobiles

Vital Records Information
  Marriage Application
  Birth, Death and Marriage

Passports Information
  Passport Information and Application

Recording Information and Fees

Address of
Recorder's office:
Jackson County Courthouse
Room 206
201 West Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060

Hours Office is open:
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(563) 652-2504

FAX Number:
(563) 652-6460

Office holder name:
Arlene Schauf

Employees in
Recorder's Office:

First Deputy
Jennifer Jones

Second Deputy
Amy Wilms

Recorder's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office

Recorder's Links:
Iowa Land Records

Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State
U.S. Passport Agency

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly

Iowa Department of
Public Health

Genealogy Websites
Iowa GenWeb

Roots Web

US GenWeb

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Sabula Iowa

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Preston Iowa