Recording Documents - Information/Fees

The duties of the Recording Department include the recording, indexing, and maintenance of permanent public records. There is no charge to search public records, and searching can be performed at the public computers in our office. Recording personnel cannot search on your behalf, but would be happy to assist you in getting started with your search efforts.

Note: The Clerk and Recorder does not provide blank forms for recording purposes. You may purchase forms at any office supply store.


Morgan County also accepts recorded documents electronically from the following approved submitters:

Request for DD 214

Attention Military Personnel:

To request a copy of a DD 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge), please print and complete the form and return it to our office (in person or by USPS mail) with a copy of your valid ID.

Recording Fees

The information from Morgan County's Fee Schedule include Morgan County Clerk and Recorder's Fees approved January 10, 2017. To view the County's full fee schedule, click here. Fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card.

Description Fee
  Page size 8 1/2 x 11 $0.25 per page
  Page size 8 1/2 x 14 $0.25 per page
  Page size 11 x 17 $1.25 per page
Flash Drive $5.00
Research *1st hour at no charge
  Minimum $15.00 first 1/2 hour
  Additional time $30.00 per hour split at 1/4 hour increments
See Statute 24-72-205.5 attached
Copies of Recorded documents: Certified copy fee*
  County maps:
    Exemption maps $5.00 per page* $1.00
  Subdivision maps $5.00 per page* $1.00
    Survey maps $5.00 per page* $1.00
    Monument $0.25 each
    Road and Bridge copies $0.25 each
  General recordings $0.25 per page* $1.00
  Military Discharge/DD214 no charge
  Certified copy fee*
Marriage | Civil Union Application | License $30.00 each (includes one certified copy)
  Application $0.25 per page* $1.00
  License $0.25 per page* $1.00
  Application/License package $0.25 per page* $1.00
  Record of Commissioners' minutes $0.25 per page* (CORA Request May Be Required)*
  Commissioners Minutes on CD $5.00 each (CORA Request May Be Required)
  Marriage/Civil Union License certified copy for Social Security Purposes No Charge
To Record Documents:
  General recordings:
    First page $13.00
    Each additional page $5.00 per page
    Oversized Document (larger than 8.5x14) $5.00 Add'l fee per page
*Documentary fee of $0.01 per $100 purchase on transfer documents if over $500.00 to be assessed on commercial and real property. Exception: a deduction of any personal property disclosure that may be stated on contract of sale or closing/settlement for commercial property only. (39-13-102(5)(a)
  Military Discharge/DD214 No Charge
  Subdivision Plat/Annexation/Exemption:
    First page $13.00
    Recorded all additional pages $10.00
  Land Survey Plat Maps:
    If deposited $20.00
    If recorded - first page $23.00
    Recorded/Deposited all add'l pages $20.00
  Right of Way and Easement Maps:
    If deposited $20.00
    If recorded - first page $23.00
    Recorded all additional pages $20.00
  Ditch and Reservoir Maps: $13.00 first page
    Two or more pages $10.00
  Special District Maps: $13.00 first page
    Recorded/Deposited all additional pages $10.00
Tax Liens and Releases (for Government Entities)
  Federal $8.00
  State no charge
UCC's (in Real Estate):
  First 2 pages $13.00
  Three or more pages $18.00
  If recorded electronic fee is $8.00 for 1 or multiple pages.
Municipalities pay recording fees, exempt from Doc fees
Inner County Offices (state wide) no charge for recording fees
Out-of-State County Offices pay recording fees
Faxed Documents $5.00 1st pg. $1.00 each add'l. pg plus $0.25 per copy
Mailing Documents $5.00 up to 10 pages, over 10 - based on current postal rates plus $0.25 per copy
E-mailed Documents $5.00 per email
Eagle Web - Full Access $300.00 per month
Morgan County Policy:
  On recorded documents: overpayment
    If overpayment is under $4.99, County retains funds
    If overpayment exceeds $5.00, overage will be refunded to depositor
Short Check Fees - eChecks-ACH Fees $20.00
List of Registered Voters:
  $25.00 or $.01 per name whichever is greater
     plus additional $5.00 fee to cover CD/Flashdrive mailing
Mailing Labels:
  $25.00 or $.05 per name whichever is greater
     plus additional $5.00 fee to cover mailing
  Designated Election Official (first request)
  C.R.S. 1-5-303(3); 1-7-107(2)(b)
no charge
  Certificate of Voter Registration $1.25
Liquor Licensing
  Special Events Licenses $25.00 minimum
    CBI/FBI Fingerprints as required At Cost