County Clerk & Recorder

NOTICE:  The offices of the Clerk and Recorder (including Motor Vehicle) will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 so that staff may attend Department-wide All-hands meeting.  We apologize for the inconvenience. Offices will resume normal business hours on Friday, August 22.


Responsibilities of the Clerk & Recorder:

  • Chief Election Official of Douglas County
  • Agent of the State of Colorado for motor vehicle titling and licensing
  • Ex-officio recorder of property and other legal documents for Douglas County
  • Agent of the State of Colorado for issuing marriage licenses and certificates
  • Clerk to the Board of Douglas County Commissioner

Clerk and Recorder Departments

You may contact any of the Clerk and Recorder divisions by calling 303.660.7469 or use the tabs below to find a specific division.

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    The duties of the Recording Division, as set forth by Colorado law, include the recording, indexing and preserving of permanent public documents, primarily real estate records. The recording division is also responsible for issuing marriage licenses in Douglas County and is also a passport acceptance center.

    Office Location & Hours

    301 Wilcox Street [map]
    First Floor
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    Phone: 303.660.7446
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    Passports
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    Marriage or Civil Union Licenses
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    The Election and Registration Division is responsible for conducting elections in Douglas County to include National, State, and local City and County elections, special districts, school boards, and any other elections as required by Colorado law.

    Office Location & Hours

    125 Stephanie Place [map]
    Castle Rock, CO 80109
    Phone: 303.660.7444
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    The Motor Vehicle Division performs services as an agent for the State of Colorado and is responsible for the titling and registration of motor vehicles in Douglas County. The Motor Vehicle Division also is responsible for the collection of taxes and fees as set by Colorado law.

    Office Location & Hours

    All offices are full service offices

    Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays
    Phone: 303.660.7440- (phone calls go to the Colorado Department of Revenue)
    Phone Hours
    : 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    Castle Rock

    301 Wilcox StreetFirst FloorCastle Rock, CO 80104
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    Highlands Ranch

    Wildcat Reserve Shopping Center 2223 W Wildcat Reserve Pkwy, Unit G-1 Littleton, CO 80129
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    Park Meadows Center

    9350 Heritage Hills Circle Lone Tree, CO 80124
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    As an agent for the State of Colorado, the County Clerk & Recorder operates the Driver’s License office in Castle Rock. At this office, citizens may renew their driver’s license, change their address and get a Colorado ID.

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    Office Location & Hours

    301 Wilcox Street, Suite 124
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
    Phone: 303.627.0985 - (phone calls go to the Colorado Department of Revenue)
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday , excluding Holidays

    The Clerk to the Board attends public hearings, business meetings, and other special meetings conducted by the Board of County Commissioner and maintains the official records of those meetings.

    An audio copy of the Board of County Commissioners’ proceedings may be obtained by contacting the Clerk to the Board at 303.660.7321 or mpelleti@douglas.co.us.

    Clerk & Recorder Mission and Duties

    Our Mission Statement:

    Serving with Integrity Exceeding Expectations