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Recording Document Codes

Code

Description

Excise

Grantor

Grantee

Indexing

ADD

Addendum

no

Signor/Borrower

Buyer/Lender

Reference # or Legal & Parcel

ADT

Assignment of Deed of Trust

no

Assignor/ Signor

Assignee

Reference # (of DT)

AFF

Affidavit

no

Signor

The Public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

AFS

Assignment of Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Parties 1 & 2

Reference # (of FS)

AGR

Agreement

YES - if water or well

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

ALE

Assignment of Lease

YES

Assignor

Assignee

Legal, Parcel (Use only for the initial Assignment of Lease, NOT for the assignment of a previously recorded "Assignment of Lease". In that case, see ASSGN code)

AM

Assignment of Mortgage

no

Old Beneficiary

New Beneficiary

Reference # (of MTG)

AMEND

Amendment

no, unless amending: Lease with Option to Purchase OR         Real Estate Contract

Borrower/Signor

Beneficiary

Reference #, Legal, Parcel

AMFS

Amended Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Party

Reference #

AMFTL

Amended Federal Tax Lien

no

Debtor

Internal Revenue Service

Reference #

APPT

Appointment

no

Grantor

Grantee (Agent appointed)

Used for "Appointment of Agent to Receive Claims"

ART

Assignment of Rents

no

Assignor/Owner

Assignee

Legal, Parcel (Use only for the initial Assignment of Rents, NOT for the assignment of previously recorded "Assignment of Rents". In that case, see ASSGN code)

ASSGN

Assignment

no, unless assigning: Contract OR Lease with Option to Purchase OR Purchase Agreement

Assignor

Assignee

Reference # (Use this code when a previously recorded "Assignment of Rents" or "Assignment of Leases" is being assigned, DO NOT use the ART or ALE code for this purpose)

ASSMPT

Assumption

YES

Grantor

Grantee

Reference # (of DT or MTG being assumed), Legal, Parcel

ATT

Attachment

no

Spokane Co Sheriff

Defendant/ The Public

Legal, Parcel, Ref # (of DT) (This is used for a Judicial Foreclosure of a Mortgage or Deed of Trust)

BIRTH

Birth Certificate

no

Name

The Public

 

BLA

Boundary Line Adjustment

no

Government Entity

Property Owner

Legal (before & after adjustment), Parcel

BS

Bill of Sale

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel

BSP

Binding Site Plan

See BSP Checklist of approvals required

Binding, Site Plan 00-00 (number)

Plat, Survey

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

CERTIFICATE

Miscellaneous Certificate

N/A

Grantors

Grantees

Legal, parcel (if applicable)

CFS

Continuation of Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Party

Reference #

CFTL

Corrected Federal Tax Lien

no

Debtor

Internal Revenue Service

Reference #

CL

Chattel Lien

no

Debtor/Owner

Claimant

(Used for motor vehicles)

CONDEC

Condominium Declaration

no, unless the title includes easement(s)

Condominium Name

The Public

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section, parcel #

CONDO

Condominium Plat

See Condo Checklist of approvals required

Condominium Name

Condominium Plat #

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

COV

Covenant

no, unless the title includes easement(s)

Plat Name/Owner

The Public

Legal, Parcel, Reference # of plat (Use for CC&R's - not DEC code)

CPA

Community Property Agreement

no

Husband & Wife

Wife & Husband

 

D

Deed

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel (Use for: Personal Representative's Deed; Gift Deed; Treasurer's Deed; Bargain & Sale Deed; Trustee's Deed (Estate trustee not foreclosure trustee)

DDP

Req Disclosure of Discharge

N/A

Veteran

The Public

Reference # (of RS)

DEATH

Death Certificate

N/A

Decedent

The Public

 

DEC

Declaration

no

Declarent/Signor

The Public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

DECR

Decree

no

Signor

The Public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

DH

Declaration of Homestead

no

Declarent/Signor

The Public

Legal, Parcel

DISCH

Discharge

no

Signor

Grantee

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of IRS Lien) (Used for Certificate of Discharge by IRS. Only the property is being released, not the entire lien)

DISFOR

Discontinuance of Forfeiture

no

Seller

Buyer/The public

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of REC & INTFOR)

DIVDEC Divorce Decree no Groom Bride  

DOF

Declaration of Forfeiture

no

Seller

Buyer/The public

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of REC & INTFOR)

DT

Deed of Trust

no

Debtor/Borrower

Lender & Trustee

Legal, Parcel

DTS

Discontinuance of Trustee Sale

no

Trustee

Debtor/Owner & The Public

Reference # (of DT & TS), Legal, Parcel

EAS

Easement

YES

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

Legal, Parcel

EDP

Req for Access of Exemption of Discharge

N/A

Veteran/Family Member

The Public

Reference # (of DD214)

FS

Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Party

Legal, Parcel

FTL

Federal Tax Lien

no

Debtor

Internal Revenue Service

IRS Serial #, Lien Amount

GOB

Going out of Business Sale

N/A

Business Name/Owner

The Public

 

INTFOR

Intent to Forfeit (Notice of)

no

Seller

Buyer/The public

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of REC)

IRSMISC

IRS Miscellaneous

N/A

Debtor or IRS

IRS or Debtor

Legal, Parcel, Reference #

JUD

Judgment

no

Defendant/Debtor

Plaintiff/Claimant

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

L

Lien

no

Debtor/Owner

Claimant

Legal, Parcel

LCR

Land Corner Record

no

Surveyor

Land Corner Record

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

LCV

Letter of Code Violation

no

Government Entity

Owner of Record

Legal, Parcel

LE

Lease

YES

Lessor

Lessee

Legal, Parcel

LETERM

Lease Termination

no

Lessor

Lessee

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of LE if it was recorded)

LP

Lis Pendens

no

Debtor/Defendant

Claimant/Plaintiff

Legal, Parcel

MANHOME

Manufactured Home Title

no (does need to be signed off by DOL, Building & Planning, Legal & Registered Owner)

Owner/Lender

The Public

Legal, Parcel

MAP

Miscellaneous Map

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

MARR

Marriage License

N/A

Husband

Wife

 

MARRMISC

Misc. Marriage Certificate

N/A

Male Party

Female Party

 

MISC

Miscellaneous

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Reference #

MODAG

Modification Agreement

no, unless modifying: Contract OR Easement

Owner/Debtor

Lender/Grantee

Reference # (if applicable: Legal, Parcel)

MTG

Mortgage

no

Debtor/Owner

Lender

Legal, Parcel

N

Notice

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee/The public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Reference #

NCO

Name Change Order

N/A

Old Name

New Name

 

NSD

Non-Standard Document

N/A

N/A

N/A

MUST INCLUDE A PROPERLY COMPLETED COVER SHEET AND SIGNATURE FOR ADDITIONAL FEE

OPT

Option

YES

Seller/Grantor

Purchaser/ Grantee

Legal, Parcel

ORDER

Order

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Reference #

ORD

Ordinance

no

Government Entity

The Public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Reference #

PAD

Purchasers Assignment of Contract & Deed

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, parcel, reference # (of REC)

PASS

Partial Assignment

no

Assignor

Assignee

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Reference # (This code has only been used for a partial assignment of a judgment)

PDDP

Req Exempt Public Disclosure

no

Veteran

The Public

Reference # (of RS)

PLAT

Plat

See Plat Checklist of approvals required

Plat Name

Plat Number

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

POA

Power of Attorney

no

Signer/Grantor

Person Named/Attorney in Fact

If applicable: Legal, Parcel

PR

Partial Release

no, unless partially releasing/ satisfying: Contract

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

Legal, Parcel, Reference #

PRFS

Partial Release Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Party

Legal, Parcel, Reference #

PRFTL

Partial Release Federal Tax Lien

no

Internal Revenue Service

Debtor

Legal, Parcel, Reference #, IRS Serial #, Amount of Lien

PRL

Partial Release of Lien

no

Claimant

Debtor/Owner 

Legal, Parcel, Reference #

PRM

Partial Release of Mortgage

no

Trustee/Signor

Debtor/Owner

Legal, Parcel, Reference #

QCD

Quit Claim Deed

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel

R

Release

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

Reference # (if no ref #, use legal/parcel)

RAST

Resignation & Appointment of Successor Trustee

no

Beneficiary

New Trustee

Reference # (of DT)

RASTRECON

Resignation & Appointment of Successor Trustee & Reconveyance (Release of Mortgage)

no

Beneficiary

New Trustee & Borrower

Reference # (of DT)

RCPA

Revocation of Community Property Agreement

no

Husband & Wife

Wife & Husband

Reference # (of CPA)

RCV

Release of Code Violation

no

Government Entity

Owner of Record

Reference # (of LCV)

RDDP

Revocation / RE-Designation Disclosure

no

Veteran

The Public

Reference # (of EDP and DD214)

REC

Real Estate Contract

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, parcel

REIN

Reinstatement

no

Lender & Trustee

Debtor/Borrower

Legal, parcel, ref # (of DT & RM)

RES

Resolution

no

Government Entity

The Public

If applicable: Legal, Parcel, Ref#

RESC

Rescission

no, unless rescinding: Trustee's Deed

Signor/Lender

Grantee/Debtor

Ref # (if applicable: legal, parcel)

RESI

Resignation

no

Old Trustee/Grantor

Grantee/ Beneficiary

Reference # (if applicable)

REV

Revocation

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

Reference #

RFTL

Release of Federal Tax Lien

no

Internal Revenue Service

Debtor

Reference #, IRS Serial #, Amount of Lien

RJ

Release of Judgment

no

Claimant/Plaintiff

Debtor/Defendant

Reference # (if no ref #, use legal/parcel)

RL

Release of Lien

no

Claimant

Debtor

Reference # (if no ref #, use legal/parcel)

RM

Release of Mortgage

no

Trustee/Signor

Owner/Debtor

Reference #

RPOA

Revocation of Power of Attorney

no

Grantor/Signor

Grantee/Attorney in Fact

Reference #

RS

Report of Separation

N/A

Government US Armed Forces

Grantee/ Dischargee

Checkmark the Confidential box when indexing

RWD

Right of Way Deed

YES

Grantor/Signor

Government Entity/Grantee

Legal, Parcel

RWE

Right of Way Easement

YES

Grantor/Signor

Grantee

Legal, Parcel

SA

Sales Agreement

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel

SAD

Sellers Assignment of Contract & Deed

YES

Seller/Assignor

Purchaser/ Assignee

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of contract being assigned)

SHCERT

Sheriffs Certificate of Sale

YES

Sheriff Spokane County

Owner & The Public

Legal, Parcel, Ref # (of DT) (This is used for a Judicial Foreclosure of a Mortgage or Deed of Trust)

SHD

Sheriffs Deed

YES

Sheriff Spokane County

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel, Ref # (of DT) (This is used for a Judicial Foreclosure of a Mortgage or Deed of Trust)

SP

Short Plat

See Short Plat Checklist of approvals required

Short Plat Number

Plat Survey

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

SUB

Subordination Agreement

no

Creditor, Borrower

New Lender

Ref # (possibly two), legal, parcel

SUR

Survey

no

Owner/Requestor

Plat Survey

Section, Township, Range, 1/4 Section (Book & Page are assigned and indexed after recording)

TD

Trustee Deed (Trustee Sale)

YES

Trustee

Purchaser/Grantee

Ref # (two - DT & TS), legal, parcel

TFS

Termination Financial Statement

no

Debtor

Secured Party

Reference # (of original FS)

TRUST

Trust

no

Signing Trustor

Appointed Trustees

 

TS

Trustees Sale (Notice of)

no

Trustee

Owner & The Public

Legal, Parcel, Reference # (of DT)

UAFN

Unused Auditors File Number

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

VAC

Vacation

no

Government Entity

The Public

Legal, Parcel

WATT

Writ of Attachment

no

Sheriff Spokane County

Owner & The Public

Legal, Parcel, Ref # (of DT) (This is used for a Judicial Foreclosure of a Mortgage or Deed of Trust)

WD

Warranty Deed

YES

Seller

Purchaser

Legal, Parcel

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