Real Estate Transfer Tax Ordinances

All data confirmed with municipalities April 2017. “Last update” field indicates date of most recent change from municipality.

Provided courtesy of ATG Member Agent

Prepared by Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG)

County or Municipality Tax Amount Legal Reference Where to Purchase Stamps Exempt Stamp Required? Non-Compliance Penalties Party Liable for Payment Special Requirements Effective Date Pre-Transfer Inspection Required Notes
Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 60523-2255
630.368.5000
www.oak-brook.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Oak Forest
15440 South Central Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452-2195
708.687.4050
www.oak-forest.org

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Seller must provide proof of payment of final water bill. 12/22/2006 Yes

none

Oak Lawn
9446 S. Raymond Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2449
708.636.4400
oaklawn-il.gov/departments/finance-and-administration/transfer-stamps

Last Update: 10/09/2013
$5.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Oak Lawn Ord. 81-36-81 Village Office (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Tax payment muwst be made by cash, certified check, cashier's check, money order, or attorney's check. Inspection required prior to purchase of transfer stamp (5-7 day lead time). 01/01/1982 No

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Oak Park
123 Madison St.
Oak Park, IL 60302-4295
708.383.6400
www.oak-park.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$8.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Oak Park Ord. 1983-0-77 Village Hall Yes. $30 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000 recorded lien on property. Seller Obtain final water and sewer reading. Final water bill must be paid. Copy of sales contract or PTAX required. 04/15/1978 No

none

Oakbrook Terrace
17W275 Butterfield Rd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-4095
630.941.8300
www.oakbrookterrace.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Olympia Fields
20040 Governors Hwy.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461-1096
708.503.8000
www.olympia-fields.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Orland Park
14700 Ravinia Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462-3167
708.403.6100
www.orland-park.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

County or Municipality Tax Amount Legal Reference Where to Purchase Stamps Exempt Stamp Required? Non-Compliance Penalties Party Liable for Payment Special Requirements Effective Date Pre-Transfer Inspection Required Notes
Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 60523-2255
630.368.5000
www.oak-brook.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Oak Forest
15440 South Central Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452-2195
708.687.4050
www.oak-forest.org

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Seller must provide proof of payment of final water bill. 12/22/2006 Yes

none

Oak Lawn
9446 S. Raymond Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2449
708.636.4400
oaklawn-il.gov/departments/finance-and-administration/transfer-stamps

Last Update: 10/09/2013
$5.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Oak Lawn Ord. 81-36-81 Village Office (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Tax payment muwst be made by cash, certified check, cashier's check, money order, or attorney's check. Inspection required prior to purchase of transfer stamp (5-7 day lead time). 01/01/1982 No

Read More

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Oak Park
123 Madison St.
Oak Park, IL 60302-4295
708.383.6400
www.oak-park.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
$8.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Oak Park Ord. 1983-0-77 Village Hall Yes. $30 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$1,000 recorded lien on property. Seller Obtain final water and sewer reading. Final water bill must be paid. Copy of sales contract or PTAX required. 04/15/1978 No

none

Oakbrook Terrace
17W275 Butterfield Rd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181-4095
630.941.8300
www.oakbrookterrace.net

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Olympia Fields
20040 Governors Hwy.
Olympia Fields, IL 60461-1096
708.503.8000
www.olympia-fields.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Orland Park
14700 Ravinia Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462-3167
708.403.6100
www.orland-park.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none