The County Recorder’s office records or files a wide variety of records including:
Decrees affecting real property title
Military discharge papers
Notices of cessation of labor
Notices of completion
Plans of public buildings
Powers of attorney
Preliminary 20 day notices
Proofs of labor
The County Recorder cross-matches birth and death records to deter fraudulent use of copies of birth certificates. The Recorder offers civil wedding ceremonies and is also responsible for issuing marriage licenses, confidential marriage authorizations, and fictitious business name statements, and for filing and recording notary bonds.
Other Document Responsibilities
The County Recorder’s responsibilities involve receiving, reviewing, recording or filing, indexing, and microfilming or scanning documents as required by law. The office assists members of the public who wish to record documents, need copies or certified copies of documents, or have inquiries concerning recordings and filings affecting real property and vital records.