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NOTICE – April 1, 2020

Consistent with guidelines issued by the White House and Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Douglas County has closed most County buildings effective March 17. County departments and offices will be staffed to support county operations. County services will continue during this closure, the duration of which has yet to be determined.

The Recording office is currently closed to the public until further notice. The following exceptions apply:

  • Electronic Recording/Copy Requests
  • Electronic Recording/Scanning Paper from Mail
  • Limited Recording/Scanning Paper from Mail
  • Limited Customer Phone Service
  • Marriage Licenses Online

The following services are currently NOT available:

  • Walk-in recording/scanning paper documents
  • Civil Union Licenses
  • Passports

Recording Services

(Offered in Castle Rock only)
Services# Customers WaitingTotal Customers Served Today
Record Documents/ Obtain Copies00
Marriage/Civil Union Licenses00

The Recording Office is responsible for recording, indexing, copying, and preserving permanent public documents, primarily real estate records.  They also issue Marriage and Civil Union Licenses and serve as a passport acceptance center.  Special District Public Notices are also available.

We know your time is valuable and our office provides document information 24/7 through our online Recorded Document Search.   Need help searching for a document?  We’ve got you covered with document search tips.  Are you a business needing recording services?  Additional services are provided to entities who need access to Douglas County’s records for business purposes.

Copies can be requested online and purchased for a fee.  Copies of DD214’sDeath Certificates and Marriage/Civil Union License Applications are restricted.

Douglas County does not furnish forms for real estate transactions and our staff cannot provide legal advice to citizens.  Most forms can be found at any office supply store or online.  When performing any transaction related to your property, we recommend you contact an attorney, title company or both.