Notwithstanding any statute or charter to the contrary, the city clerk of each city of the first class located in a county having more than 300,000 inhabitants may and shall charge a fee of 50 cents for filing each instrument which is required by law to be or which may be filed in that office.
For certifying each instrument the clerk shall make a charge of $1, and if copy of an instrument be prepared, the clerk shall charge an additional fee of 20 cents for each one hundred words contained in each copy prepared, the total charge thereof to be not less than $2 nor more than $5.
All fees received by any clerk of any such city shall be credited to the general fund of such city, and the amount of such fees shall not be considered within the cost of government as determined under the provisions of any charter of any such city of the first class.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes