Weld County

Clerk and Recorder

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Recorded Documents Requirements

Recording Requirements/ How to Prevent Rejected Documents
Help prevent delays when recording your documents by following these guidelines:

moneybox Fees Are Correct
Recording fees are statutorily established.  Check Recording Department Fees for more information. Documents received with insufficient fees will be returned.

 

magnifying-glass1 Quality of Document is Good and Text is Readable
Please remember that bad originals produce poor public records. Documents that are illegible to begin with will be marked with a Clerk’s note and recorded as received.

 

money1 State Documentary Fees are Included
Any document that transfers title with consideration exceeding $500.00 will be assessed a state documentary fee of 1 cent per $100.00.

 

 

house1 Deeds Contain a Valid Grantee Address
Colorado law (CRS 38-35-109(2)) requires that all deeds include a notation of the legal (mailing) address of the grantee. This address is used to determine where tax statements should be mailed after a property is sold. Submitters should verify the accuracy and completeness of such addresses before recording a deed.

ruler1 Sufficient Margins are Provided
Colorado law (CRS 30-10-406(3)(a)) requires that all documents have a top and bottom margin of at least one inch and a left and right margin of at least ½ inch. The recorder may refuse to file any document that does not meet these standards.     

checkbook1 Check your Checks
Make checks payable to "Weld County Clerk and Recorder" or "WCCR". Make sure checks are signed.

 

Instructions for Order of Recording are Included
Please send documents together in the order you would like them recorded.

 

 

envelope1 Provide a Return Address
A complete and accurate return address (to whom the original document should be returned after recording) should be clearly marked on the each document. No return envelope is required but is appreciated.    

colorado_map1 Submit Documents to the Correct County
Sometimes documents intended for recording in one county are sent to another county by mistake. Please be aware that we do not reject these documents nor will we refund any recording fees. Please make sure you are recording your document in the appropriate county.        

Recorded Documents are Public Records
Please do not put Social Security Numbers or any other personal information on documents that you submit for recording. 

Submit Documents to:
Weld County Clerk & Recorder
Attn: Recording   
PO Box 459
Greeley CO 80632

For information about recording documents electronically, contact the Weld County Clerk & Recorder.

 

Clerk and Recorder 

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Steve Moreno
1402 N. 17th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970-304-6530
Fax:970-353-1964
smoreno@weldgov.com
Term: 01/01/11-12/31/14

Chief Deputy: Gaye Florio

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Contact Information

Weld County Recording Department
1402 N. 17th Avenue, Greeley CO 80631
phone:(970) 304-6530
fax:(970) 353-1964
Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 459
Greeley, CO 80632