Clerk and Recorder

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

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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.

Clerk to the Board

The Clerk to the Board attends public hearings, business meetings, and other special meetings conducted by the Board of County Commissioners 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

Driver’s License

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.

Elections

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.

Motor Vehicle

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.

* New Motor Vehicle Office Hours effective July 27, 2015 *
The new hours will be 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday..

 

Recording

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.

Clerk & Recorder Mission and Duties

Our Mission Statement:  Serving with Integrity Exceeding Expectations