Land Records & Land Redemption

The Chancery Clerk serves as the Custodian of Public Land Records, the Land Records office has the following responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining various indexes for documents filed in the public land records (i.e., sectional index, direct/reverse index, etc.)
  • Creating and maintaining volumes which contain copies of all documents filed and indexed in the public land records (i.e., deed books, deed of trust books, or some combination thereof, etc.)
  • Receiving and accounting for various filing fees required to accompany documents left for recording
  • Maintaining all records of property sold for taxes by the county tax collector each year and accepting and processing payment in redemption of those taxes

Land Sale Data

Land Record Portal

Recording Fees

  • Amendments
  • Decrees
  • Deed of trust assignments
  • Deeds
  • Leases
  • Liens
  • Modification
  • Oaths
  • Offshore documents
  • Orders
  • Power of attorney
  • Subordinates
ItemCost
First 15 pages and first legal$12.00
Each additional page$1.00
Additional sectional index entries per section or subdivision lot$1.00


Releases & Authority to Cancel

ItemCost
For the first 15 pages and first legal$12.00
Additional sectional index entries per section or subdivision lot$1.00
Each additional page$1.00
Each additional reference$10.00


Deeds of Trust

ItemCost
For the first 15 pages and first legal$17.00
Each additional page$1.00
Additional sectional index entries per section or subdivision lot$1.00


Oil & Gas deeds, leases, cancellations, assignments, etc.

ItemCost
Including general indexes for the first 15 pages$20.00
Each additional page$1.00
Additional sectional index entries per section or subdivision lot$1.00


Mineral Stamps Fees for Leases

ItemCost
0 to 10 Years$0.03 per acre
10 to 20 Years$0.06 per acre
Over 20 Years$0.08 per acre

Reserving minerals on deeds is $0.08/Acre no less than $1.00 .

Copies

ItemCost
Certifying copies of documents$1.00
Copies made by clerk or employee by page$0.50
Copies made by individual on computer, per page$0.50
Copies made by individual on copy machine, per page$0.25
Marginal Notations$1.00


UCC Filing Fees

ItemCost
UCC Filing fees - one debtor$11.00
Additional debtor or DBA$4.00
Searches$5.00
Copies per page$2.00

*One name per search form

*Fees are based on 2004 Senate Bill Number 2647 and 2006 Senate Bill Number 2757 and House Bill 1166 Approved by the Governor March 15, 2007. 

*Fees include $1 records management fee as per MS Code Section 25-60-5.