Effective July 1, 2001, all original UCCs and amended UCCs will be filed at the Secretary of State's office in Raleigh, unless the UCC or amendment form indicates that the document is to be filed in the real estate records of the local filing office and meets all requirements of Revised Article 9. Only financing statements or amendments whose collateral includes fixtures, timber to be cut, or as-extracted minerals should be filed in the local filing office.

Local filing offices will no longer perform searches on UCCs filed after June 30, 2001. Debtor's name and property description are required on all real property-related UCCs and amendments.

Effective July 1, 2001:

Filing Fees for initial financing statements, correction statements, and all amendments, including terminations:
One or two pages $38
Three to ten pages $45
Over ten pages $45 plus $2 per page over ten

Local filings may be mailed to:
Randolph County Register of Deeds
P. O. Box 4458
158 Worth St.
Asheboro, NC 27204
All other NC filings:
NC Secretary of State
UCC Division
P.O. Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626

Additional information and National Standard Forms may be obtained from the NC Secretary of State's web site.