Alison Toepke, County Recorder
Patsy Zirnhelt, Chief Deputy
Diane Brown, Deputy
Phone: 701-724-6241 ext 119
The County Recorder is responsible for filing and recording documents that pertain to personal real property. The Department is also required to maintain a permanent record of documents which can include, but is not limited to: deeds, mortgages, leases, easements, plats, crop liens, and a variety of other miscellaneuous instruments. Most records are open to the public and some have been digitized to be viewed on computers in the office or on the North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN) website by members (see www.ndrin.com.
Other duties include maintaining non-judicial records, issue marriage licenses, and the County Recorder may officiate civil marriage ceremonies.