Notary Public

Notary Service Locations


Waukegan Township provides free notary services Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the following sites:
  • Waukegan Township Supervisor's Office
    149 S Genesee Street
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Phone: 847-244-4900
  • Park Place Center
    414 S Lewis Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Phone: 847-244-9242
  • Eddie Washington Center
    424 South Avenue
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Phone: 847-244-0805

Notarial Acts Performed


Below is a listing of all of various notarial acts that can be performed:
  1. This section shall apply to every notarial act in Illinois involving a document of conveyance that transfers or purports to transfer title to residential real property located in Cook County.
  2. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them:
"Document of Conveyance" shall mean a written instrument that transfers or purports to transfer title effecting a change in ownership to Residential Real Property, excluding:
  • Court-ordered and court-authorized conveyances of Residential Real Property, including without limitation, quit-claim deeds executed pursuant to a marital settlement agreement incorporated into a judgment of dissolution of marriage, and transfers in the administration of a probate estate
  • Judicial sale deeds relating to Residential Real Property, including without limitation, sale deeds issued pursuantto proceedings to foreclose a mortgage or execute on a levy to enforce a judgment
  • Deeds transferring ownership of Residential Real Property to a trust where the beneficiary is also the grantor
  • Deeds from grantors to themselves that are intended to change the nature or type of tenancy by which they own Residential Real Property
  • Deeds from a grantor to the grantor and another natural person that are intended to establish a tenancy by which the grantor and the other natural person own Residential Real Property
    • Deeds executed to the mortgagee in lieu of foreclosure of a mortgage; and
  • Deeds transferring ownership to a revocable or irrevocable grantor trust where the beneficiary includes the grantor
"Financial Institution' shall mean a State or federally chartered bank, savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union.

"Notarial Record" shall mean the written document created in conformity with this Section by a notary in connection with Documents of Conveyance.

"Residential Real Property" shall mean a building or buildings located in Cook County, Illinois and containing one to four dwelling units or an individual residential condominium unit.

"Title Insurance Agent" shall have the meaning ascribed to it under the Title Insurance Act.

"Title Insurance Company" shall have the meaning ascribed to it under the Title Insurance Act.