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Delaware County Iowa Document Formatting Standards


Recorder's 

Duties


  • Records all instruments which maybe filed for record, consisting principally of deeds,
  • contracts,
  • leases,
  • easements,
  • plats and surveys,
  • mortgages,
  • mortgage releases and assignments,
  • affidavits,
  • federal and state tax liens,
  • military service records,
  • trade names and agreements in addition to numerous other documents
  • Sells hunting, fishing and fur harvester licenses as well as deer and wild turkey licenses, also habitat, migratory birds and trout fees
  • Registers/titles boats, snowmobiles and ATVs (Additional information can be found on the Iowa DNR website.)
  • Registers birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Issues certified copies
  • Reports quarterly to Board of Supervisors all fees collected,
  • paying same to County Treasurer,
  • Iowa Department of Revenue,
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Issues real estate transfer stamps
  • Photo agent for passport services

Recorders Services

Genealogy Information
Military Service Records Information