Effective September 1st, 2020, Sandy Wegman, Kane County Recorder, will be requiring all PTAXs to be processed through the MyDec system.

Effective March 23, 2020, the Kane County Recorder will be recording documents by USPS mail, FedEx, UPS or e-recording only. The public will not be allowed into the Recorder's Office. This action will remain in effect until further notice.

Welcome to the Kane County Recorder's website! We wish to extend our invitation to the public to come in and see us. Our office houses quite an array of services from our Recording Department, the Copy Center, Scanning, Data Entry, and last but not least, our Tract Department. On behalf of the office, we can schedule tours of our operations and would love to show you around. If you would like to use our search program - feel free! We currently have 6 computers with 22" flat screen monitors for your viewing pleasure.

The Recorder's Office is proud to present access to the county's land records. The public now has access to thousands of land records via the Internet. Click here to Search Records.

Introducing MyDec

The Kane County Recorder's Office is pleased to announce our latest technology which electronically processes Property Transactions (PTAX-203 forms) through MyDec. MyDec is a new electronic system that handles Real Property Transfer Tax transactions through the Illinois Department of Revenue.

For more information, please visit the MyDec website.

9/19/2018 - New Predictable Fee Schedule(Effective 12/1/2018)

2/8/2018 - Notice Regarding Document Recordings

8/22/2017 - Notice Regarding MyDec Rejections

8/2/2017 - Notice Regarding Document Recordings (pdf)

3/21/2016 - Announcing PROPERTY WATCH, a FREE new service.

BEWARE: Distraint Warrant Scam

Notice Regarding Deed Providers