Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds provides, manages, and maintains real estate and vital records as required by law, records and indexes instruments of title, issues marriage licenses, and administers notary services.

Workload Measures 2019/2020
Number of births recorded: 1,252
Number of deaths recorded: 1,854
Number of marriages recorded: 870
Number of certified records sold: 16,673
Number and type of real estate documents recorded: 23,368
Revenue generated by the Register of Deeds Office: $2,848,232.60
Number of received calls: 13,528
Number of passports (new): 1,028
Number of passports (renewal): 291
Updated 7/6/2020

1) To increase access to records, ROD will scan and index "MOU's for e-recording Goal Met
2) To increase access for users, ROD will translate a minimum of 12 forms into SpanishGoal Met
3) To increase access for users, ROD will index old subdivisions cards into systemGoal Met
4) To increase efficiency, ROD will develop a standardized training manual for the Indexing Department within the Register of DeedsGoal Met
5) To continue to provide quality services, Register of Deeds deputies will attend continuing education courses offered through NCARD and the Institute of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill in order to keep their certifications through the North Carolina Association of Register of Deeds (NCARD)Goal Met