Recording Format Standards

The Kentucky County Clerks Association has formally adopted the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA) standards for Real Estate Document Formatting as of January 1, 2020.

Legibility Standards are as follows:

Paper weight: 20 lb
Paper size: 8 ½ x 11 preferred; 8 ½ x 14 accepted
Paper color: White; no water marks
Staples or binding: None
One or two side print: One side only
Impression Seals: None allowed
Colored highlight markers: None allowed
Margins: Top 3” of first page recommended for Recorder use, especially
on right side of page (not recommended on last page); all other margins 1”
Ink color: Black preferred, with dark blue signatures
Font: 10-point Times New Roman or equivalent
Spacing: 9 lines per inch maximum

Adopted by PRIA Board of January 13, 2016,

Henry County Clerk

Shanda Archer

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Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm

We are closed from
Noon - 1:00 PM for lunch

Physical Address:

27 South Property Rd
New Castle KY 40050

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 615
New Castle KY 40050


Phone: 502-845-5705
Fax: 502-845-5708

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