County Commissioners

Posted on: March 13, 2018

County Clerk Press Release House Bill 4007

The Oregon State Legislature passed House Bill 4007 increasing the Housing Alliance Tax (HAT) from its current $20 to $60 for an increase of $40 to most recording fees. This will take effect Monday, June 4, 2018.

The current fee for recording a single sided one page document is currently $42. This will increase to $82. An updated “Recording Standards & Fee Schedule” willbe available on the county website on Friday, June 1, 2018.

The most commonly recorded documents this will affect are: Deed, Death Certificate, Power of Attorney, Agreement, Trust Deed, Mortgage, Reconveyance, Notice of Default, Affidavit, Assignment, Lien, Sheriff Certificate of Sale, Lien Release, Construction Lien and Home Owners Association Lien.

Please contact the Klamath County Clerk’s Office with any questions (541)883-5134.

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