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
Richton Park
4455 W. Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471-1197
708.481.8950
www.richtonpark.org/

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Liens and water bill must be paid. Heating certification and original deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

none

River Forest
400 Park Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305-1798
708.366.8500
www.river-forest.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round up by $1) Village Code 11-2-2 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$500. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 05/01/2003 Yes

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River Grove
2621 Thatcher
River Grove, IL 60171-1698
708.453.8000
www.rivergroveil.gov

Last Update: 03/20/2017
None Village Code 7-21-3 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Transfer stamp issued when final water bill paid.  Copy of deed and transfer declaration required.  10/01/1997 Yes. Single Family: $50; Apartment Bldg.: $25 + $25/unit; Other: $100

The Village of River Grove requires inspection and review of the original deed or document... Read full note

Riverdale
157 W. 144th St.
Riverdale, IL 60827-2392
708.841.2200
www.villageofriverdale.org

Last Update: 04/30/2012
None     Yes     Final water bill must be paid prior to closing. Failure to comply with this requirement or requesting a special reading will result in an additional $25 service charge. Required transfer stamp will be issued upon satisfaction of Point of Sale requirements. 12/22/2006 Yes, $200 fee (see Point of Sale Packet)

Allow at least two weeks for the property inspection appointment.

Riverside
27 Riverside Rd.
Riverside, IL 60546-2299
708.447.2700
www.riverside.il.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Termite inspection and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $200. A recent plat survey, done no longer than 6 months before closing, is also required to complete the inspection.

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Robbins
3327 W. 137th St.
Robbins, IL 60472-1699
708.385.8940
www.robbins-il.com/home

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$100   Village Hall Yes, $25   Seller Final water bill must be paid. City transfer declaration and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $240  
Rolling Meadows
3600 Kirchoff Rd.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-2498
847.394.8500
www.ci.rolling-meadows.il.us

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Rolling Meadows Code of Ordinances 102-91 City Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien will be recorded. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. $200 late fee will apply on the 31st of each month. Seller Final water and sewer bills must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX required. 06/01/1992 Water reading only.

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Romeoville
13 Montrose Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446-1390
815.886.7200
www.romeoville.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$3.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $500) Romeoville Ord. 04-0170 Village Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes. $40 Deed will not be recorded. 1.5% per month and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Fine of not more than $750 Buyer Final water bill and all municipal debts must be paid. 06/01/2005 No

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Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Roselle
31 S. Prospect St.
Roselle, IL 60172-2097
630.980.2000
www.roselle.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes, if vacant more than 60 days.

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Rosemont
9501 W. Devon Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018-4823
847.825.4404
www.rosemont.com

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

none

Round Lake Beach
1937 N. Municipal Way
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073-4915
847.546.2351
www.villageofroundlakebeach.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $60

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Round Lake Heights
629 W. Pontiac Ct.
Round Lake Heights, IL 60073-1305
847.546.1206
www.villageofroundlakeheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

none

Round Lake Park
203 E. Lake Shore Dr.
Round Lake Park, IL 60073-3031
847.546.2790
www.roundlakepark.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

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
Richton Park
4455 W. Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471-1197
708.481.8950
www.richtonpark.org/

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Liens and water bill must be paid. Heating certification and original deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

none

River Forest
400 Park Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305-1798
708.366.8500
www.river-forest.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round up by $1) Village Code 11-2-2 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall Yes 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax. Possible fine of $200-$500. Recorded lien on property. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 05/01/2003 Yes

none

River Grove
2621 Thatcher
River Grove, IL 60171-1698
708.453.8000
www.rivergroveil.gov

Last Update: 03/20/2017
None Village Code 7-21-3 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Transfer stamp issued when final water bill paid.  Copy of deed and transfer declaration required.  10/01/1997 Yes. Single Family: $50; Apartment Bldg.: $25 + $25/unit; Other: $100

The Village of River Grove requires inspection and review of the original deed or document... Read full note

Riverdale
157 W. 144th St.
Riverdale, IL 60827-2392
708.841.2200
www.villageofriverdale.org

Last Update: 04/30/2012
None     Yes     Final water bill must be paid prior to closing. Failure to comply with this requirement or requesting a special reading will result in an additional $25 service charge. Required transfer stamp will be issued upon satisfaction of Point of Sale requirements. 12/22/2006 Yes, $200 fee (see Point of Sale Packet)

Allow at least two weeks for the property inspection appointment.

Riverside
27 Riverside Rd.
Riverside, IL 60546-2299
708.447.2700
www.riverside.il.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. Termite inspection and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $200. A recent plat survey, done no longer than 6 months before closing, is also required to complete the inspection.

none

Robbins
3327 W. 137th St.
Robbins, IL 60472-1699
708.385.8940
www.robbins-il.com/home

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$100   Village Hall Yes, $25   Seller Final water bill must be paid. City transfer declaration and copy of deed required. 12/22/2006 Yes. $240  
Rolling Meadows
3600 Kirchoff Rd.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-2498
847.394.8500
www.ci.rolling-meadows.il.us

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Rolling Meadows Code of Ordinances 102-91 City Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien will be recorded. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. $200 late fee will apply on the 31st of each month. Seller Final water and sewer bills must be paid. Copy of deed and PTAX required. 06/01/1992 Water reading only.

Read More

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Romeoville
13 Montrose Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446-1390
815.886.7200
www.romeoville.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
$3.50/$1,000 (round to nearest $500) Romeoville Ord. 04-0170 Village Hall (or ATG Chicago Loop office – form in Notes) Yes. $40 Deed will not be recorded. 1.5% per month and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Fine of not more than $750 Buyer Final water bill and all municipal debts must be paid. 06/01/2005 No

Read More

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Roselle
31 S. Prospect St.
Roselle, IL 60172-2097
630.980.2000
www.roselle.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes, if vacant more than 60 days.

none

Rosemont
9501 W. Devon Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018-4823
847.825.4404
www.rosemont.com

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

none

Round Lake Beach
1937 N. Municipal Way
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073-4915
847.546.2351
www.villageofroundlakebeach.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $60

none

Round Lake Heights
629 W. Pontiac Ct.
Round Lake Heights, IL 60073-1305
847.546.1206
www.villageofroundlakeheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

none

Round Lake Park
203 E. Lake Shore Dr.
Round Lake Park, IL 60073-3031
847.546.2790
www.roundlakepark.us

Last Update: 02/14/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $75

none