County Clerk: Gene Treseler
102 South 7th Street
PO Box 465
Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 632-4301 (Fax)
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST
Monday - Friday
Patricia Duncheon: Chief Deputy
Carol Schafer: Deputy Recorder/Chief Deputy
Elizabeth Schultz: Deputy Registrar
Description of Services
The Recorders Office handles various matters that include: deeds, mortgages, liens, etc., payroll and accounts payable, hunting and fishing licenses, raffle licenses, assumed name applications, elections and genealogy.
You can access some applications and forms by clicking below:
Assumed Name Certificate (For Businesses)
Application For Consumer Fireworks Display
Application For Liquor License
Application For Raffle License
Recording & Copy Fee Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much are genealogy copies?
A: $3.00 for each page.
Q: How can I find out what may be owed for back taxes?
A: Contact the County Clerk for the total owed on your property.
Q: How do I find out if I am registered to vote?
A: Contact this office and an employee will be available to assist you.
Q: Can I get a hunting and fishing license in the courthouse?
A: The County Clerk can issue these in their first floor office.
Q: How much are other copies?
A: Certified copies are $11.00 for the first copy and $8.00 for each additional copy.
Q: What is the current marriage/civil union license fee?
Q: Can I see a sample general election ballot on-line?
A: See here: Sample General Election Ballot (Note: This is a sample ballot and does not constitute an official ballot.)
Q: Is the Plat Act Affidavit available on-line?
A: Plat Act Affidavit