Recording Fees

Recording Fees

Deeds and general instruments

Includes deeds, trustee deeds, releases, assignments, power of attorneys

  • 26 for the first 15 pages
  • $4 for each additional page
  • No verification fee

Excise Stamps

​A fee of $2 per $1,000 of the purchase price is mandated by State law. For example, if you pay $50,000 for the property, then $100 is added to the recording fee ($50,000 /1,000 x $2 = $100). The fee is split equally between Cabarrus County and the State of NC.

Deeds of Trust/Mortgages

  • $64 for the first 35 pages
  • $4 for each additional page
  • No verification fee

Subsequent Instruments

When a subsequent instrument refers to more than one original instrument for which recording data is required to be indexed, the fee is $25 for each additional reference.

Available Resources

Did you know that there are excellent mapping and identification resources readily available on the Internet?

Did you know that Cabarrus County has information available locally regarding Flood Insurance Rate Maps, rules for building in the floodplain and protecting property from flood damage?

Here are some local resources and where to find them:

  • Adopted FEMA FIRMs are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center (65 Church St. S., Concord) in the Planning and Development Department during normal business hours.
  • Publications related to flooding, construction and living near rivers, streams and floodplains are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center. The Cabarrus County Library Concord Branch also has materials available for check out.
  • FEMA elevation certificates for buildings constructed in the floodplain (in unincorporated Cabarrus County) are available in the Planning and Development Department for review during normal business hours.
  • The North Carolina Building Code,which regulates local construction, incorporates flood-resistant standards for residential and commercial development.  
  • Cabarrus County Planning and Zoning staff can assist you with property inquiries.
  • Cabarrus County Construction Standards staff can help you with questions about the building code and technical construction standards.

Additional tips and resources

Ways to stay informed about weather that may cause flooding: 

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