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: 368
Number of deaths recorded: 468
Number of marriages recorded: 291
Number of certified records sold: 4,818
Number and type of real estate documents recorded: 5,860
Revenue generated by the Register of Deeds Office: $652,190.50
Number of received calls: 2,744
Number of passports: 300
Updated 10/23/2019

GOALSPROGRESS
1) To increase access to records, ROD will scan and index "MOU's for e-recording In Progress
2) To increase access for users, ROD will translate a minimum of 12 forms into SpanishIn Progress
3) To increase access for users, ROD will index old subdivisions cards into systemIn Progress
4) To increase efficiency, ROD will develop a standardized training manual for the Indexing Department within the Register of DeedsIn Progress
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)In Progress