The County Recorder is the custodian of all legal records pertaining to real estate in the county.  County government is dependent upon taxation for its existence and it is the land that is taxed.  All other county offices depend on the accuracy of real estate records.  This involves recording deeds, mortgages and many different real estate documents.

Recording Checklist of documents to gather before asking for transactions to be recorded.

The Recorder's Office also facilitates:

The public may request certified copies of most documents filed in the Recorder's Office by completing the appropriate form and paying the appropriate fee(s). Passport photos can be taken in this office.