Our Offices will move back to the Courthouse Plaza building at 530 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611 on July 27, 2018. Our offices will be closed on that day and will reopen on Monday July 30, 2018 at 8:30AM.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
Recording and copy fees (PDF) Beginning January 1, 2017, the Recording fees for the first page of a document have increased from $11.00 to $13.00.
1977 to present - These documents are searchable by Reception #, Grantor, Grantee & some legal descriptions utilizing our free online public search. To purchase individual document images, please utilize the online shopping cart (images have a black watermark until purchased and downloaded to your computer) or for unlimited access to view/print document images, sign up for an Online Subscription.
1880 to 1977 - Historic Document Images - Historical images have bee uploaded into our system and are searchable by Book/Page &/or Reception Number utilizing our free online public search. To purchase individual document images, please utilize the online shopping cart or sign up for an Online Subscription.
- We are working to add name indexing to our historical documents working backward from Nov. 1977
- Grantor/Grantee searches for historical documents are not yet indexed so will still need to be searched in the Research Room of our office.
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:
Complete the Escrow Account Registration (PDF) form and deliver to our office with your check.
There is no minimum dollar amount to set up an escrow account.
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