All fees related to a filing must be made payable to the ‘Chautauqua County Clerk’
Payments are accepted in the form of cash, check, money order, cashier check, or credit card. We accept all major credit cards for charges of $20.00 and over, with a mandatory 2.5% processing fee.
The following is a current Other Filings fee schedule for the Office of the Chautauqua County Clerk.
Survey Maps $10.00
Building Loan Contract $25.00
Notice of Lending $15.00
Small Claims Assessment Review $30.00
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) FEES
Filing a UCC $40.00
Search fee- Per Debtor $25.00/ea
Uncertified Copy of UCC document $5.00/ea
Certified Copy of UCC document $10.00/ea
**Only UCC filings where collateral is AFFIXED TO REAL PROPERTY can be accepted by the County Clerk’s office after July 01, 2001. ALL OTHER UCC FILINGS (INCLUDING appendments, releases, and assignments of non-realty related UCCs previously filed in the County Clerk’s office) MUST be filed with the NYS Dept. of State. The above fees have been established for UCC and federal tax lien filings in County Clerk offices within New York State Dept of State effective April 01, 2003.**