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File #: 220287    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 3/31/2022 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: Amending Section 10-1001 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fees of Commissioner of Records," to increase certain fees for the recording of deeds and mortgages and related documents, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: FEES, RECORDS DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy22028700.pdf
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Amending Section 10-1001 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fees of Commissioner of Records," to increase certain fees for the recording of deeds and mortgages and related documents, under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 10-1001 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Fees of Commissioner of Records,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

TITLE 10.  REGULATION OF INDIVIDUAL CONDUCT AND ACTIVITY

 

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CHAPTER 10-1000.  FEES

 

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§ 10-1001.  Fees of Commissioner of Records.

 

(1)                     Unless otherwise specified by law, the fees to be charged and collected by the Commissioner of Records shall be as follows:

 

(a)                     For recording deeds, two hundred [fourteen] seventeen dollars [($214)] ($217) to be allocated as follows: one hundred [seven] ten dollars [($107)] ($110) to be placed in the General Fund; and one hundred seven dollars ($107) to be placed in the Housing Trust Fund to be used for the purposes specified in Chapter 21-1600 of this Code; for deeds subject to additional fees under Section 2-202, additional fees in an amount determined by regulation of the Department of Records to cover the additional costs incurred by the City in investigating, processing, and administering the recordation of such deeds. Upon presentation of such proof as the Commissioner of Records may require, the fees imposed pursuant to this subsection (1)(a) shall be waived for recording any deed that transfers title from a deceased spouse or life partner, or the estate thereof, to the surviving spouse or life partner; or for recording any deed that confirms title in a surviving spouse or life partner. For those who present documentation that a recorded deed was fraudulent, recording fees for corrective deeds shall be waived; required documentation shall be determined by the Commissioner of Records.

 

(b)                     For recording mortgages, one hundred [eighty-four] eighty-seven dollars [($184)] ($187) to be allocated as follows: [ninety-two] ninety-five dollars [($92)] ($95) to be placed in the General Fund; and ninety-two dollars ($92) to be placed in the Housing Trust Fund to be used for the purposes specified in Chapter 21-1600 of this Code.

 

(c)                     For recording mortgage satisfaction pieces and the release and assignment of mortgages, one hundred [eighty-two] eighty-five dollars [($182)] ($185) to be allocated as follows: [ninety-one] ninety-four dollars [($91)] ($94) to be placed in the General Fund; and ninety-one dollars ($91) to be placed in the Housing Trust Fund, to be used for the purposes specified in Chapter 21-1600 of this Code.

 

(d)                     For notary public commissions, City, county, or special police officer commissions, powers of attorney, and any other instrument of writing, including filings under the Uniform Commercial Code, [ninety-one] ninety-four dollars [($91).] ($94).

 

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