Plat Filing

Requirements to File a Plat


The following items are required in order to file a plat with the McLennan County Clerk's office. This is necessary to maintain a consistent historical record of the plats filed in McLennan County.


  • Required plat size is 18 inches by 24 inches for 1st page and all consecutive pages, and
    • the plat and all supporting documents must be on original mylar sepias (plastic)(rolled), and
    • must include the original signature and stamp seal of the surveyor, and
    • must include the field notes of the survey, and
    • must include the dedication of the subdivision by the owners
      (signatures must be followed by notary acknowledgment), and
    • must include approval by the proper city and/or county authority, and
    • all stamp seals and signatures must be original, and
    • blank areas of at least 3/4 inches high by  4-1/2 inches wide somewhere along the top of the plat, and at least 2-1/2 high by 4-1/2 inches wide somewhere along the bottom of the plat, are required for the placement of our recording information, and
    • an original Tax Certificate from the McLennan County Tax Office must be presented with the plat indicating that all taxes due on the real property have been paid.
    • Refer to the Recording Fee Schedule below for filing fees.

Fees