Recording

Important Information  

If at all possible, please conduct Recording business online or via our drop box to aid in social distancing.  Use the online services link to the left. 

If you need to transact your recording in person please make an appointment using the link below.   

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If you need to use our Research Room, please call to set up an appointment at 970-429-2716. Our Offices are located at 530 E Main St, Suite 104, Aspen, CO 81611.

The Recording Department records, indexes, and archives public documents related to real property transfers, deeds of trust, liens, plats and others transactions. We preserve many documents as permanent public records. The Recording Department also issues and records marriage and civil union licenses.

Read about our Processes and Fees

Research Recorded Records
Search our recorded documents by utilizing our free online public search. To purchase individual document images, please click on "Save Image" or "Email Image" (images have a black watermark until purchased and downloaded to your computer) The documents are searchable as follows:

1977 to present - Documents are searchable by Reception #, Book/Page, Grantor, Grantee and some legal descriptions. 1950 to 1976 - Documents are searchable by Reception #, Book/Page, Grantor or Grantee.

1880 to 1949 - Historic Document Images - Historical images have been uploaded into our system and are searchable by Book/Page and/or Reception Number
  • Grantor/Grantee searches for historical documents are not yet indexed so will still need to be searched in the Research Room of our office.
Visit our Recording Research Room for all documents 1880 to current - open Monday – Fridays from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (copies are $.25 per page or $5.50 for plats). Please make an appointment using the blue button above or by calling us at 970-429-2716. Assessor's site: If you only have an address or parcel #, go to the assessors search site.
Open an Online Subscription - With an online subscription, you get full time access to an unlimited number of records images 24-7, during the subscription period.   For $75 weekly, or $300 monthly, you can search view, print, and download all recorded documents. First Preview the Online Subscription Agreement. To set up your account, complete and submit the Online Subscription Agreement. You will receive an email with instructions and your login information. You will then have the capability to manage your subscription online.

Open an Escrow Account for In Office Requests An escrow account allows you to put money in escrow and draw from it anytime you have a fee based transaction including IN OFFICE copies and recording fees. Our escrow agent login service on the web allows you to view your current balance and transaction history online.

To open an escrow account:

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