Effective July 25, the fee to record a one-page document will be $203.50, except those documents exempt under state law. A complete list of recording fees is posted on our website at: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/1864/Recording-Fees .
The Washington State Legislature passed Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 1277 adding the $100.00 surcharge to fund these programs:
- Affordable housing including operations, maintenance, and service costs supporting permanent housing.
- Landlord mitigation program.
- Home security including project-based vouchers for nonprofit housing providers/public housing authorities, housing services, rapid rehousing, emergency housing, or acquisition.
Contact Stacy Henthorn for questions at 360-778-5130.