- County Administration
- Recorder of Deeds
- How Do I Obtain Copies?
How Do I Obtain Copies?
NOTE: Our office does not retain original documents. Once recorded, the original document is returned as per filer instructions. Original deeds are generally given to the grantee at settlement. Often times the deed is included in a packet of material with title insurance and usually begins with "This Indenture . . .".
There are several ways to get a copy of a document from our office.
A. Come into our office. We have computers available for you to search for documents.
- Copies: $0.50 per page
- Certified copy: $1.50 additional
- Act 278 Copies: $3.00 per page
- UCC copies: $2.00 per page
- UCC certification: $28.00
- Full-Size 24" by 36" Plan: $5.00 per sheet
B. Have a copy mailed to you. To have a document mailed, you must make the request in writing, enclose $5.00 for a regular copy or $10.00 for a certified copy and include a self-addressed stamped envelope. For all documents greater than 15 pages, there is an additional charge of $0.50 per page. Please visit our Public Access System to determine page count, and obtain as much of the following information as possible to include with your request:
- Owner’s Name
- Address (including township/borough/municipality)
- County Parcel Identification Number
- Book and Page number of the document.
- Please include your name and phone number in case we need to contact you regarding your request.
C. Print a Certified Copy from our website in PDF format from your computer for $10.50. Visit the Public Access System for more details. You will need to set up a User Name and Password.
Please note: These database is designed to work best on the Microsoft Edge browser. You will not be able to search or access these databases from your mobile device or tablet.
Follow along with Jeanne in this below video as she purchases a certified copy of a document from the Public Access System.
D. Database Subscription to our online Public Access System. We offer two subscription options for regular users of our online database. The monthly subscription is $300.00 per month and $ .50 cents a page to print. The calendar-day subscription is $25.00 per day (expiring at midnight) and $ .50 cents a page to print. Both options allow the purchaser to view all images in our database. If you are interested in purchasing a subscription for either database, visit the "Preferences" page within the Public Access System.
If you have any further questions regarding copies, please contact our office at: 610-278-3289.