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What is eRecording?

eRecording is a secure online submission of documents to the Lee County Clerk of Courts office for recording in the Official Records of Lee County. eRecording eliminates the need to mail or deliver documents to our office, and saves time and money for both the Clerk’s office and our customers.

Benefits of eRecording:

  • Ability to submit electronically - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Expedites recording process
  • Increases efficiencies, streamlines work flow
  • Eliminates payment errors
  • Improves document security – you retain original documents
  • Reduces time gap for recording

If you are a recording customer and wish to begin sending your documents to Lee County electronically, then please contact one of the following eRecording vendors to learn about the benefits of eRecording with Lee County Clerk of Courts Recording Office.

Some of our eRecording vendors are offering discounts during the COVID-19 crisis. However, so as not to recommend one vendor over another, we are sharing all of the information below:

e-Docs Solutions- 1.888.973.3627

Cost Savings: If the customer mentions LeeCountyClerk as a discount code

Basic Level:  Normal pricing is $0.00 Annual Subscription Fee and per-document e-Recording Transaction Fee of $40.00.  Customers who mention your discount code will instead pay $20.00 per-document e-Recording Transaction Fee.

Standard Level:  Normal pricing is $95.00 Annual Subscription Fee and per-document e-Recording Transaction Fee of $10.00.  Customers who mention your discount code will receive a one-time credit of $50.00 toward their Annual Subscription Fee.  

Professional Level:  Normal pricing is $195.00 Annual Subscription Fee and per-document e-Recording Transaction Fee of $5.00.  Customers who mention your discount code will receive a one-time credit of $100.00 toward their Annual Subscription Fee, as well as 10% off their per-document e-Recording Transaction Fee for the life of their membership.

eRecording Partners Network- 1.888.325.3365

Cost savings: None – this is their normal pricing. No sign up fee, No annual fee - $4.00 per document.  Charge for recorded documents only, no charge if document rejected.

Simplifile- 1.800.460.5657

Cost savings: None – We don’t have a set fee schedule. Fees can vary based on a number of factors including volume and type of business. For example, a company submitting notices of commencement might pay a lower fee than a title company submitting deeds and mortgages. Because of the vetting they do of potential customers, they cannot accommodate one time individual filers. We have already reduced our fees. We have highly discounted rates for contractors recording NOC’s and we have  waived the license fee for the vast majority of our submitters.  

CSC eRecording Solutions- 1.800.927.9801

Cost savings:  In response to the current COVID-19 crisis we are waiving the set-up fees for new Submitters who make this request when contacting CSC. Please provide your paper Submitters with our contact information.

 

Attention Contractors and Construction Companies

eRecording is not just for title companies, banks or attorneys. If you are a contractor or the owner of a construction company you can file your documents electronically. Filing electronically is an efficient and time saving way to record your documents. To learn more about eRecording you will need to contact the vendors listed above to get started today. Below is a list of the agencies, links to their websites and Notice of Commencement (NOC) forms.

City of Bonita Springs - The City of Bonita Springs Permitting Office can electronically record your Notice of Commencement. If you are working in the City of Bonita Springs you can go to their permitting office and file your Notice of Commencement electronically for a fee, and then get your permit.

City of Cape Coral - To electronically file a Notice of Commencement in the City of Cape Coral – you will need to submit this completed affidavit with the electronically recorded NOC.

City of Fort MyersNotice of Commencement

City of Sanibel – The City of Sanibel will accept your electronically recorded Notice of Commencement.

Lee County Permitting – The Lee County Permitting Office will accept your electronically recorded Notice of Commencement.

Town of Fort Myers Beach – The town of Fort Myers Beach can electronically record your Notice of Commencement. If you are working in the town of Fort Myers Beach you can go to their permitting office and file your Notice of Commencement electronically for a fee, and then get your permit.

Village of Estero –the Village of Estero Notice of Commencement. (follow Lee County Permitting guidelines)

 

Disclaimer: When you submit a document for eRecording, that does not constitute as the document being recorded in Lee County Clerk of Court's Official Records. Documents are recorded in the order they are received. There is no guarantee that documents will be recorded by Clerk of Court in the same day as it is eRecorded. 

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