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Fee Schedule

Effective January 1, 2014, the UPI (parcel fee) increased from $10.00 per UPI number to $15.00 per number. This fee change was adopted by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners on December 19, 2013 as Resolution #R-36-2013.

Instruments
Fee up to Four Names & Four Pages

Deed

Note: Affidavits of value are considered a page of the document being filled

$67
Mortgage
$67
Article of Incorporation
$47
Agreement
$47
Assignment
*$59
Amendments and modifications
*$49
Declaration of taking
$57
Distribution
$67
Easements 
$57
Highway map (first page)
$55
Each additional highway map page $10
Installment land contracts
$57
Lease - 30 year
$57
Lease
$47
Order of Court starts at
*$49
Ordinance
$47
Plan and subdivision (18" x 24")
$55
Each additional page
$20
Mining plan
$55
Each additional page
$10
Postponement
*$49
Protective covenants
*$49
Revocation 
*$49
Power of attorney
$47
Right of way
$57
Satisfaction piece
$59
Subordination
*$49
Release and partial release
*$59
Act #287 Underground R/W
$8
Act #319 Clean / Green
$47
Sewage permit
$47
All leases require all tax map numbers
*Includes one notation

Financing Statements: Form UCC
UCC-Filing fee
$100
Termination
$100
Continuation, assignment
$100
Release
$100
Nonstandard form
$100
UCC-11 search
$100
 
Permits
Fee up to Four Names & Four Pages
Sewage permit
$47
Water permit
$47

Bond & Commission
Notary Public
$36.50
Police Commission
$32.00
 
Copies in Office
Each page
$0.50
Act #172 (per municipality)
$1.00

Certified Copy
Certification in Office
$1.50 + $0.50 per page
Plot maps (copies)
$5.00
Certified copy by mail
$5.00 + $0.50 per page
Copy by mail
$3.50 + $0.50 per page

Searches
Change of name
$5
Discharges (veterans)
Free

Recorder's Fx: (724) 830-4647
Fax copies - first four pages
$5.00
Additional pages (up to 10) 
$0.50

Please note: In order to ascertain the amount of taxes due when the property is located in more than one political subdivision, the Recorder of Deeds "shall not" accept for recording such a deed unless it is accompanied by an affidavit showing the taxes due each municipality. A stamped, addressed reply envelope must be provided for the return of documents and receipts.

Additional Items
Extra names
$0.50
Extra pages
$2.00
Marginal notations
$2.00
Additional parcels
$15.00


Marginal Notations
Instruments, such as satisfactions, agreements, leases, assignments, lease releases, etc., may make reference to a book on which marginal notation is to be made. For any notations over one, there will be an additional charge of $2 for each notation.

Realty Transfer Tax
All deeds must set forth the true consideration or have with them two copies of "Affidavit of Value." Any exception (whether a full exemption or a partial exemption) claimed, must be accompanied by an "Affidavit of Value" filed in duplicate. Complete information is required, including street addresses, consideration, assessed value, and fair market value, along with mortgages recorded and location of property, plus an explanation as to whether or not it is a taxable transaction. Specific reference is to be made to the regulation number under which the exemption is claimed.

Recording of Plot Plans
  • Original Plans
  • Original signature(s) plus notary
  • Approval (if applicable) of local governing body with original signatures:
    • Westmoreland County Planning Commission
    • Township - two supervisors must sign
    • Borough - President of Borough Council and mayor and Secretary of Borough must sign
  • Recording fee (18" x 24") - $50

Plans must be recorded within 90 days of approval.

Notes
  • A stamped, addressed reply envelope must be provided for return of the documents and receipts
  • Please include a phone number with your correspondence