Tooele County Recorder
Tooele County Recorder 2014 Adopted Budget (pdf format)
What we do. . .
The recorder is elected to a four-year term. He/she records documents and maps and also maintains cross-reference indexes to these records. The office provides for the subsequent retrieval of records for public viewing and produces copies and certifications of the records.
Examples of typically recorded documents are:
- Real Property Records
- Notice of Default
- Proof of Labor
- Tax Liens
- Quit Claim Deeds
- Water Documents
- Un-Patented Mining Claims
- Maps (Filings)
- Federal Military Discharge Papers
- Roadway Dedication Maps
Responsibilities of the Tooele County Recorder's office include:
- Records, stores, and retrieves land documents in the Public Records.
- Assists the public in locating real property parcels on ownership plats.
- Assists the public in locating records.
- Records Military Discharges and provides certified copies of the documents at no charge.
- Sell copies of documents and plats to the public.
- Provides certified copies of documents for a fee. These may be recorded in the office of any other County Recorder in the State. (Utah Code 17-21-4, 57-3-4)
The Tooele County Recorder's Office Staff Does Not:
- Prepare legal documents
- Notarize documents
- Interpret legal documents
- Provide engineering services
- Give legal advice
- Perform title searches for the public
- Furnish legal descriptions over the telephone