Transfer and Recording
This division combines the functions of the formerly elected offices of the County Auditor, Recorder, and Engineer and is responsible for:
- The transfer and recording of all documents conveying interest in land and mineral rights to track the ownership history of all real property in the county.
- Ensuring the public's property interests are safeguarded by the recording, preservation, protection and retrieval of all legally prescribed documents.
- Maintenance of the property tax maps of all real property in the county.
- The processing of plat maps and the creation of new parcels.
To learn more about a property, please complete the Property Inquiry Form.
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