About Recorder of Deeds

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