Uniform Parcel Identifier

On December 7, 2017, an Ordinance establishing a uniform parcel identifier system was adopted for Forest County.  The UPI system will go into effect on January 1, 2018.  A fee of $20.00 will be charged for each UPI number given.  The following documents will be assigned UPI numbers:

  1.  A Deed or other instrument that transfers any interest in specific Real Estate, including Quitclaim Deeds, Corrective Deeds which correct a clerical error or errors in a prior Deed or Deeds;
  2. Declaration of Taking by Condemnation;

  3. Installment Land Contract (Article of Agreement);

  4. Adverse Possession Affidavit;

  5. Affidavit Affecting Title to Real Estate;

  6. Easement;

  7. Right-of-Way;

  8. Ground Lease or other Lease Agreement, including a Memorandum of Lease, to the extent the Lease involves or affects any interest in specific Real Estate;

  9. Right of First Refusal, to the extent it involves or affects any interest in specific Real Estate;

  10. Option to Purchase, to the extent it involves or affects any interest in specific Real Estate;

  11. Quiet Title decrees;

  12. Mortgage, Assignment of Mortgage, Release of Mortgage, Extension, Postponement, Subordination of Mortgage, or other Secured Transaction to the extent it involves or affects any interest in specific Real Estate;

  13. Distribution Decree, Bankruptcy Notice, or other Court Order affecting specific Real Estate, or other Court Order affecting specific Real Estate;.

 A valid parcel description showing metes and bounds must be included in the document to be recorded. (Deed, Land Contract, Lease Agreement, Affidavit Affecting Title to Real Estate, Easement, Right of Way)

UPI Ordinance

Forest County Uniform Parcel Identifier Application