Fee Schedule for Land Records

New online records portal is www.kentondeeds.com.  Kenton County Online Records (KCOR) will remain active till further notice.

Recording location; 1840 Simon Kenton Way, Covington, KY 41011 or mail to Kenton County Clerk, P.O. Box 1109, Covington, KY 41011.

Recordings may be dropped off at the Independence location but will be recorded at the Covington location the following day.

New formatting standards as of January 1, 2020 – KCCA RESOLUTION ON FORMATTING STANDARDS

All document filings at the Kenton County Clerk’s office that pertain to Real Estate must include a Property Identification Number (PIDN) and a Group number for the relevant properties.

Certified Copies (plus 50 cents per page, after 5 pages) $5.00

2020 FEE SCHEDULE Kenton County Clerk  1/1/2020
* Add $3.00 for every page over the first five (5) pgs    
# Add $3.00 for every page over the first thirty (30) pgs    
Add $4.00 per additional PIDN or reference
Affidavit of Conversion to Real Estate 51.00 *
Affidavit of Descent 50.00 *
Affidavit per KRS 382.297 or 382.337 46.00 *
Agreement 46.00 *
Articles and Amended Articles (Profit & Nonprofit) 46.00 *
Assignment of Mortgage 46.00 *
Assignment of Rents 50.00 *
Assignment of Vendor’s Lien 46.00 *
Assumed Name 46.00 *
Assumption Agreement 46.00 *
Attest-Release (In House) 46.00 *
Bonds- Property as Surety 63.00
Bond to Release a Mechanic Lien 60.00 *
Certificate of Delinquency Assignment 30.00
Certificate of Delinquency Re-Assignment 46.00 *
Certificate of Delinquency Release 46.00 *
Child Support Lien-In State 5.00
Child Support Lien-Out of State 46.00 *
Child Support Lien Release-In State 5.00
Child Support Lien Release-Out of State 46.00 *
Condominium Declaration/Associated Documents 50.00 *
Contract Real Estate/Land 50.00 *
Declaration of Trust 46.00 *
Deed 50.00 *
Deed of Correction 46.00 *
Deed of Restrictions 50.00 *
Easement 50.00 *
Easement Release 46.00 *
Encumbrance 46.00 *
Encumbrance Release 46.00 *
Fixture Filing 96.00 *
Fixture Continuation, Assignment, Amendment, Partial Release 46.00 *
Inheritance Tax Lien 5.00
Inheritance Tax Lien Release 5.00
Judgment Lien 46.00 *
Land Use Restrictions 50.00
Lease-Real Estate and/or Equipment 50.00 *
Limited Partnership or Partnership Agreement 46.00 *
Lis Pendens Notice 46.00 *
Lis Pendens Notice Release 46.00 *
Marital Agreement 46.00 *
Master Deed for Condominiums 50.00 *
Mechanic Lien 46.00 *
Mechanic Lien Release 46.00 *
Mortgage 80.00 #
Mortgage Modification Agreement 46.00 *
Mortgage with MERS/Assignment 126.00 #
Option Agreement-Real Estate 50.00 *
Plat 50.00
Power of Attorney 50.00 *
Release of Mortgage-Full or Partial 46.00 *
Revocation of Power of Attorney 46.00 *
Subordination Agreement 46.00 *
Tax Lien-Federal 46.00 *
Tax Lien-State 5.00
Tax Lien Release-Federal 46.00 *
Tax Lien Release-State 5.00
Will 47.00 *
Renunciation of Will 46.00 *
Disclaimer of Will 46.00 *
Filing with statutory authority for which no specific fee is set 46.00 *

 

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Records Data

For information on Real Estate Records Data, please visit the new online portal at www.kentondeeds.com or KCOR.  KCOR will remain available for PVA records.

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Corporate Records

All document filings at the County Clerk’s office that pertain to Real Estate must include a Property Identification Number (PIDN) and a Group number for the relevant properties.

Articles of Incorporation for Business and Non-Profit Corporations-Filing Fee $46.00

The document must be:

  • Executed by one of the offices authorized in KRS 271B.1-200(6)  and  KRS 273.252
  • Document must be filed with the Secretary of State FIRST
  • The clerk is presented one exact or conformed copy having the stamp of the Secretary of State

 

Assumed Names-Filing Fee $46.00

AKA (Also Know As) DBA (doing business as) or Fictitious Name Filing.

CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME  (FILLABLE FORM)

The document must have:

  • The name being assumed
  • The real name and address of the individual or entity assuming the name. A domestic general partnership must include the real name of each partner
  • The document must be filed in county where the entity is deemed a resident under provisions of  KRS355 (see  KRS 355.401 for specific requirements).
  • Assumed names may or may not have a Preparation Statement (KRS 382.335). The document must be executed per KRS 365.015 as follows:

The document must be executed as follows:

  • Individual – by the individual
  • Partnership – by at least one authorized partner
  • Limited liability partnership – by at least one partner authorized to do so by the partners
  • Limited partnership – by a general partner
  • Limited liability company – by a member or manager authorized to act for the limited liability company
  • Business trust – by the trustees
  • Corporation – by a person authorized to act for the corporation

Assumed Name Renewal-Filing Fee $46.00

Assumed names are effective for 5 years from the date of registration and can be renewed by filing a renewal certificate 6 months prior to the expiration or renewal date. The filing requirements are the same as for the original.

Assumed Name Withdrawal-Filing Fee $46.00

Assumed name withdrawals are done in a similar manner per  KRS 365.015(4),with the additional information of “date the original was filed” as a requirement.

 

Declaration of Trust-Filing Fee $46.00

The document must have the following:

  • The individual(s) who is establishing the trust
  • The name of the trust and/or the trustee
  • The Trustee(s)
  • Preparation Statement

The clerk shall request a return mail address.

The document may or may not be notarized.

 

Partnerships-Filing Fee $46.00

Partnership agreements or certificates are filed with the Secretary of State first, then with county clerk.

The document must have:

  • The stamp from the Secretary of State on it in order to be filed at the county level
  • The person presenting the partnership to the Secretary of State should present two copies–one is filed there and one stamped as having been filed
  • This copy is then recorded at the County Clerk’s office in the county where the partnership maintains an office

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Tax Rate link:          TAX RATE BOOKS

2018 REAL ESTATE AND TANGIBLE TAX RATES

Index Information

Courthouse Code – “C” Covington. Located in Kenton County Building

Document Type Index Start Date
1.Court Orders 05/91
2.State & Fed Tax Liens 01/87
3.UMEMP Ins.  Liens 01/87
4.Judgment Liens 01/87
5.Delinquent Tax 01/82
6.Marriage License 1874
7.UCC 05/91
8.PIDN Numbers 1994
9.Official Records Books 05/01/99

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Courthouse Code – “I” Independence. Located in Independence Courthouse

Document Type Index Start Date
1.Miscellaneous 05/91
2. Deeds 05/91
3. Mortgages 05/91
4. Easements 05/91
5. Court Orders 05/91
6. State & Fed Tax Liens 05/91
7. Land Use Res. 05/91
8. Judgments 05/91
9. Marriage License 05/91
10. Chattels 05/91

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