About Recorder of Deeds
 
Responsibilities of the Recorder of Deeds Office include:
 
  • Official County Recorder of all County deeds, mortgages, and real estate transactions
     
  • Records real estate related UCC liens
     
  • Records subdivision, land development plans, and highway maps.
     
  • Maintains records of the following documents which are no longer newly recorded:  Charters of corporations, Charters of non-profit organizations and Chattel Mortgages.
     
  • Records and maintains commissions and bonds for all County officials
     
  • Records all Notary Public Commissions, renewals and changes and also swears in all Notary Publics
     
  • Records and maintains military discharge (DD-214) papers
     
  • Collects local and state Real Estate Transfer taxes, affordable housing fees, judicial fees and redeterminations