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Montgomery County Administration:

501 North Thompson, Suite 401

Conroe, Texas  77301

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936-756-0571
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Home » Depts A-C » Departments C » County Clerk » Recording and Research

 

County Clerk

 Mark Turnbull

Post Office Box 959, Conroe, Texas 77305

210 West Davis, Conroe, Texas 77301

Phone: 936-539-7885    Fax: 936-760-6990



Recording & Research Fees

 
Overview
The County Clerk's office maintains Official Public Records beginning in 1836. The records include deeds, land patent records, mortgages, judgments and tax liens.
Fee payment
We accept checks for filing fees and they may be made payable to: Montgomery County Clerk

Real Property Recordings
 Fees
First page of each document
11.00
Second page and each add'l page
4.00
Per name to be indexed in excess of 5 
.25
Penalty fee for no grantee's address on deeds
25.00
Federal tax lien or release of federal tax lien
16.00
Child support lien or release of child support lien
None
Notice of cemetery
None

Recording Subdivision Plats (maps)
Fees
Plats are maps showing boundaries of subdivided land. A plat should be filed each time a legal boundary of a parcel is changed.
 
County plat - is a plat that requires approval from Commissioner's Court before it can be filed. Those fees are set by the County Engineer's Office and vary depending upon size.
 
City plat - is a plat within a city limit and the approval of the city council must be shown on the plat before it can be filed.
 
First sheet
36.00
Each add'l sheet
30.00
Conformed copies
10.00

Military Discharge DD214
Fees
DD214 - Veterans are encouraged to record discharge papers with the County Clerk for safekeeping and proof of service for V.A. benefits.
None
Certified copy of DD214 with qualified applicant
None

Posting Legal Notices
Fees
Notices include public meetings, agendas and foreclosures are posted in the main hallway and on the east and west sides of the courthouse as well as in the parking garage area on the north side of the building. They are also posted on the County Clerk website at https://gov.propertyinfo.com/tx-montgomery
 
Fee per notice
1.00
Foreclosure filing fee
2.00


Marks and Brands

Fees
Marks and Brands for livestock within the County should be recorded with the clerk's office. Marks and Brands presently recorded will expire August 30, 2011. Not later than six months after that date, each owner of livestock shall record his marks and brands with the clerk, regardless of whether or not they have been previously recorded.
 
First location
11.00
Each add'l location
5.00


Liquor License
 
Not all areas of the county are permitted liquor licenses. When an application for a license is made, the County Clerk shall certify whether the location given in the application is in a wet area. Each applicant for an original license shall pay a hearing fee of $5.00 per box marked for each application filed plus a $5.00 records management fee plus a $1 courthouse security fee. The County Clerk shall post written notice of the date set for the hearing.
 


Financing Statements / UCC's

Fees
The Uniform Commercial Code filing is a notice filed as evidence that a debtor and a secured party intend to engage in a secured transaction using specified collateral as security. It may be filed with the County Clerk or the Secretary of State, depending on the collateral. Unless continued, a financing statement is good for five years.
 
Standard form
16.00
Standard UCC search per name or company
10.00
Non-standard UCC search per name or company
25.00
Federal tax lien search
10.00
UCC copies per page ($5 minimum)
1.50

 
Copies/Computer Output
Fees
Real property copies (per page)
1.00
Blue line map copies (per page)
5.00
Certification for copies
5.00
Faxed copies
2.00
CD (indexes for deeds, assumed names)
10.00
Computer search printouts (per page)
.10

 



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