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Recording Standards

Minimum standards

Documents submitted for recording must be:

First Page Requirements

Recording Cover Sheet


If a document is rejected as "illegible" due to a notary and/or corporate seal or highlighting covering text, please re-do the document or consider the following options:

Legal Description Required Format

Assesors map and tax lot number or account number is not acceptable as a legal description.

Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of your document if submitting it through the mail for recording.

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