The County Recorder is responsible for recording documents that pertain to real property. The department is also required to maintain a permanent record of documents which can include, but is not limited to; deeds, mortgages, leases, easements, plats and a variety of other miscellaneous instruments. Most of these records are open to the public and have been online since 2002. Prior records are being added as time permits. These records can be viewed on the public terminal in the office or on the North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN) website by members (www.NDRIN.com). Our office also started eRecording March 1, 2016.
Other duties include deposit of wills for safe keeping, filing of burial permits and corner monument records.