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Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret
Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court - Louis J. Perret
ACT 173 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session
Effective August 1, 2017

A "document" is defined as those pages presented together for filing or recording, inclusive of the act, together with exhibits, riders, or additional documents attached thereto, including but not limited to powers of attorney, property description exhibits, tax certificates and researches, mortgage certificates, resolutions, certificates, and surveys, R.S. 13:844(B)(1).

Every document filed for recordation shall be captioned as to type of act on the 1st page and shall have on the 1st page a margin of 2" at the top and 1" at the bottom and sides. The type size shall not be less than 8 point, R.S. 13:844(B)(2). Documents to be recorded may be either 8 ½" x 11" paper or 8 ½" x 14" paper.

Documents to be recorded in 1 index type (fees are assessed separately for each recording book):
     1 to 5 pages $100.00
     6 to 25 pages $200.00
     26 to 50 pages $300.00
     51 or more pages $300.00 for the first 50 pages
+ $5.00 per additional page
This includes up to 10 names indexed and a certified copy.
Index Fee after the 10th name $5.00 per name
Paper size other than 8 ½" x 11" or 8 ½" x 14" $20.00 per page
Debtor Fee (No SS # or Tax ID on judgment) $25.00 per debtor
Cancellation/Partial Release (single mortgage, lien or privilege) $50.00
Cancellation with original paraphed note $10.00
Cancellation of La. Dept of Labor lien (includes initial recording fees):
     If lien was recorded prior to 8-1-17 $80.00
     If lien was recorded on or after 8-1-17 $150.00
Notice of Repossession $75.00
Affidavit of Identity No Charge
Copies $1.00
Conformed Copy $5.00 + copy fee
Certified Copy $10.00 + copy fee
Postage Actual Amount

*Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for documents to be returned by mail to avoid additional postage fees.

All UCC-1 Financing Statements include required $5.00 prepaid termination fee.
UCC-1 Financing Statement $30.00 First Pg. & 1 Debtor
UCC-1F Financing Statement with Farm & Crop $35.00 flat fee
UCC-1 Financing Statement with Assignment $35.00 First Pg. & 1 Debtor
UCC-1 Financing Statement relating to fixture or extracted collateral $40.00 First Pg. & 1 Debtor
UCC-1 Financing Statement (Transmitting Utility) $205.00
UCC-1 Financing Statement (Transmitting Utility & Fixture Filing) $215.00
UCC-1 Financing Statement (Public Finance Transaction) $105.00
UCC-1 Financing Statement (Public Finance Transaction & Fixture Filing) $115.00
UCC-1F Financing Statement Crop Only $20.00 flat fee
UCC-1 Each Additional Debtor $10.00
UCC-1 Non Standard Form Penalty $15.00
UCC-1 Each Additional Page $2.00
UCC-3 Amendment (one debtor) $25.00
UCC-3 Assignment (Full or Partial)(one debtor) $25.00
UCC-3 Continuation (one debtor) $25.00
UCC-3 Re-inscription of Pre-Chapter 9 filing $25.00
UCC-3F All $20.00 flat fee
UCC-3 Master Amendment $5.00 Per # Amended
UCC-3 Each Additional Debtor $10.00
UCC-3 Each Additional Page $2.00
UCC-3 Additional Debtor named on original $5.00

*Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for documents to be returned by mail to avoid additional postage fees.