The Register of Deeds office processes over 30,000 documents and serves thousands of people annually. Like many other counties they utilize computerized indexing and high speed scanning equipment to process these documents as efficiently as possible.
Residents may utilize services at Burlington City Hall, 300 N Pine Street, to obtain certified copies of vital records, obtain copies of recorded deeds and real estate documents, and to have items sent for recording to the Register of Deeds office.
Certified copies of birth, death and marriage licenses can be obtained for $20 for the first copy and $3 each additional copy.
Copies of recorded documents can be printed at City Hall for a fee as listed in the fee schedule below. Staff can also send items reading for recording to the Register of Deeds with the $30 recording fee.
Items For Recording
Every document submitted for recording must contain the following information:
Grantor and Grantee must be identified
Grantor's signature must be notarized or authenticated
Complete and accurate legal description of property
Parcel Identification Number (also known as Tax I.D. number)
Name of person who drafted the document
Must be legible
Forms, Instructions & Fees
Fee Schedule for Real Estate Documents & Recording