Melissa Hanson, Deputy Recorder, Email
Erin Peck Public Service Technician, Email
Melissa Ingram, Public Service Technician, Email
Lea Isakson, Public Service Technician, Email
Phone: (701) 222-6749
Fax: (701) 222-6717
221 N 5th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
PO Box 5518
Bismarck, ND 58506-5518
The County Recorder is responsible for filing and recording documents that pertain to personal and real property. The Department is also required to maintain a permanent record of documents which can include, but is not limited to: deeds, mortgages, leases, easements, plats, crop liens, state and federal tax liens, and a variety of other miscellaneous instruments. Most of these records are open to the public and have been digitized to be viewed on computers in the office or on the North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN) website by members (see www.NDRIN.com).
Other duties include maintaining non-judicial records, serve as a passport acceptance facility, issue marriage licenses, and the County Recorder may officiate civil marriage ceremonies.