Steps for Recording Documents
A number of steps are taken when an original document is presented or mailed in for recording. First, the document is evaluated for completeness, obvious errors, and compliance with state statutes. After the recording fee is determined, the document is assigned a document number (previously referred to as a book and page number). The document is then scanned into our imaging system and the next day is recorded in the various index books.
Our office sends your documents back within two days of recording unless we receive an exceptionally large amount of recording in one day, which could increase the two-day turnaround time. This delay allows us to ensure your recordings have been accurately processed.
For more information, please contact the Register of Deeds Office at (785) 863-2243.