Clerk and Recorder

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Douglas County Elections

* Motor Vehicle transactions not available on Tues.,Nov. 8, Election Day *
Motor vehicle services and associated business transactions will not be offered on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8, as all motor vehicle facilities will become ballot-drop-off sites and motor vehicle staff will shift their focus onto elections operations. All County motor vehicle facilities will re-open to provide motor vehicle services delivery during normal business hours on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

 

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 view the list below to find a specific division.

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 303.663.6178.

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.

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.

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.

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