The District of Columbia

Recorder of Deeds Fee Charges

by Office of Tax and Revenue

Keywords
About: Financial Operations, Transparency, Accountability, Office of Tax and Revenue, OTR, Recorder of Deeds, Deeds, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, OCFO, Citywide Data Warehouse
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC

Abstract

This dataset provides a current list of fees assessed by the Recorder of Deeds for all land and general documents. The Recorder of Deeds, an administration in the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR), is the official repository of all land records and general public instruments for the District of Columbia. The office is responsible for the collection of all recordation and transfer tax and filing fees on instruments being recorded and maintains these records for public inspection. The Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) is a part of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia. OTR's mission is to collect the proper amount of tax due to the District of Columbia and correctly account for all revenues, while minimizing the burden on taxpayers and the cost to the government. Additional information about the District's Recorder of Deeds may be found on the OTR website: http://otr.cfo.dc.gov/otr/cwp/view,a,1328,q,593393,otrNav_gid,1679,otrNav |33408|.asp

Purpose

This dataset has been created by Citywide Data Warehouse program. The mission of the Citywide Data Warehouse is to provide timely and accurate information for decision-making; support executive and agency management in the implementation of business processes which will guarantee access to useful and well-organized information for DC Government workers, non-governmental organizations, and the public.

Access constraints

Contact the Citywide Data Warehouse Program: CityDW@dc.gov.

Use constraints

By using data made available here the user agrees to all the conditions stated in the terms and conditions described under the District portal, http://dc.gov/page/terms-and-conditions-use-district-data?

Point of contact

Citywide Data Warehouse Program

441 4th Street NW, Suite 930
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

Credits

Office of Tax and Revenue
DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) Citywide Data Warehouse

 
Distribution

Distribution liability: Neither the District of Columbia Government nor the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) makes any claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained in this application; makes any representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The data is subject to change as modifications and updates are complete. It is understood that the information contained in the dataset is being used at one's own risk.

Distributed by
Citywide Data Warehouse Program

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Entity

Recorder of Deeds Fee Charges 

Attributes

  • Document Category 
    Refers to how the Recorder of Deeds categorizes documents--Land, General, or Reproduction.
  • Document Type 
    Refers to the different types of documents within each category.
  • Pages 
    The number of pages used to assess the processing fees for each document.
  • Fee 
    The processing fee amount for each document (A $6.50 surcharge fee is added to each Land Document or General Document processed).

    Provided by
    Citywide Data Warehouse Program

    441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
    Washington DC, 20001, USA

    fax: 202-727-5660
    hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm