Register of DeedsThe 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 2016/2017
Number of documents recorded: 21,020
Number of vital records recorded: 3,698
Number of certified copies sold: 14,793
Updated 6/8/17

GOALSPROGRESS
Index information from all death certificates back to 1913 and tie them to their scanned imagescheck
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Make all images of birth, death, and, marriage certificates accessible on in-house computerscheck
Research the new types of records storage systems and determine which one will suit the ROD's future needscheck
Replace stacked drawers holding plats from 1998 to present with plat cabinets. Plat cabinets will allow easier access to the plats than the current drawer system doescheck
Organize plats from 1998 to present by their book/page numberscheck
Determine which highway plans are difficult to view online and rescan themcheck
Finish cross-training deputies throughout the officecheck
Conversion of Plat Books 1-10check
Ensure that all certified NCARD (North Carolina Association of Register of Deeds) deputies in the office keep their certifications current by attending continuing education courses which are offered through NCARDandc the Institute of Government at UNC-CHcheck
Develop a standardized training manual for the Vital Records department within the Register of Deeds Office.check
Make notary records available via computer by scanning, indexing, and maintaining notary certifications from present back through 2011In Progress