Important News: New Recording Fees Starting January 1, 2017
SB16-115 passed creating the Electronic Recording Technology Board (ERTB). The ERTB has set an additional $2.00 electronic filing surcharge for a period of five (5) years starting January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021.
Starting on January 1, 2017 Colorado recording fees will be calculated as follows: $13.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page.
Payment by cash or check, please make check payable to Eagle County Clerk, mail check to Eagle County Clerk & Recorder, PO Box 537, Eagle, CO 81631.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Our office does not provide forms. You may purchase forms at office supply stores or Bradford Publishing or deeds.com online.
Submitting a Document for Recording
Please include a contact phone number when submitting documents for recording. Documents may be mailed or brought to our Eagle or El Jebel offices.
If you are submitting documents for recording on a regular basis you may want to consider electronic recording. Approximately half of the documents recorded today are sent to us electronically. For additional information or questions contact email@example.com or by phone at 970-328-8723.
The recording department is governed by Colorado State Statutes. In order to record your documents without delays and prevent rejections the following requirements must be met:
- 1-inch margin at top of document
- grantee address for deeds that transfer title to property
- documentary fee or explanation of exemption on deeds. See C.R.S. 39-13-102 and 39-13-104
- proper fees included
- include a return address for the original document
Questions related to what type of document is needed or how to fill out a document for a particular transaction should be directed to a title company or private attorney. The clerk’s office staff does not have the legal training to insure accuracy with these questions.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions that may include marriage license recording deadline, document turnaround time, rejected documents, help researching a document, confirmation that a document was recorded, help with internet document searches.