Recorder of Deeds
As of Wednesday, November 1, 2023, the Fiscal Code in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Budget has now been approved.
With this approval the JCP/ATJ fee will go back to the previous rate of $40.25 for documents recorded in the Recorder of Deeds office.
This will become effective:
Monday, November 6, 2023.
About the Office
The responsibility of the Bucks County Recorder of Deeds office is to record and maintain for permanent record all documents related to real estate (deeds, mortgages, subdivision plans, etc.) and various other documents such as veterans' discharges, notary public commissions, etc.
The Bucks County Recorder of Deeds office houses records from 1684 to the present. The office handles as many as 25 different kinds of documents in addition to deeds and mortgages. Some of them include mausoleum permits, sewer permits, cattle brands and filings under the UCC Code.
For a complete list, check the Fee Schedule.
Microfiche, Microfilm, and PDFa Format
The office is no longer preparing bound books, but all official records are retained in microfiche, microfilm and PDFa modes. For your protection and accurate permanent record, all documents are recorded and verified, and all original documents are returned to the submitter (usually a title company or real estate attorney).