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CHAPTER 36A. CONDOMINIUMS AND UNIT PROPERTY.
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ARTICLE 5. RECORDING.
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§36A-5-1. Instruments recordable.
All instruments relating to the property or any unit,
including the instruments provided for in this chapter, shall be
entitled to be recorded, provided that they are acknowledged or
proved in the manner provided by law.
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§36A-5-2. Recording a prerequisite to effectiveness of certain
No declaration, declaration plan or code of regulations, or
any amendments thereto, shall be effective until the same have
been duly recorded.
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§36A-5-3. Place of recording.
The clerk shall record declarations, deeds of units, codes
of regulations, and revocations in the same records as are
maintained for the recording of deeds of real property. Mortgages
relating to units shall be recorded in the same records as are
maintained by the clerk for the recording of real estate
mortgages. Declaration plans, and any and all amendments
thereto, shall be recorded in the same records as are maintained
for the recording of subdivision plans.
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§36A-5-4. Indexing by recording officer.
The clerk shall index each declaration against the maker
thereof as the grantor and the name by which the property is
identified therein as the grantee. The clerk shall index each
declaration plan and code of regulations and any revocation in
the name by which the property is identified therein in both the
grantor index and the grantee index. The clerk shall index each
unit deed and mortgage and lease covering a unit in the same
manner as like instruments are indexed.
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§36A-5-5. Recording fees.
The clerk shall be entitled to charge the same fees for
recording instruments which are recordable under this chapter as
the clerk is entitled to charge for like services with respect to
the recording of various similar instruments under the general
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session