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The County Recorder is charged with recording documents and filing maps. This office is also responsible for maintaining cross reference indexes to these records. The office provides retrieval of records for public viewing and produces copies and certifications of records. Real property transfer tax is collected on transfers of real property.

The primary goal of the Storey County Recorder’s Office is to maintain accurate, reliable stewardship of the county's public records through strict compliance with all applicable laws and the dedication of professional, well-trained staff. We are committed to protecting and preserving the integrity of the county’s historical records while providing increased access to records and staying technologically viable as we progress to the future.
Jack Greenhalgh

Types of Documents Recorded

Some examples of recorded documents are:
  • Declaration of homesteads
  • Deeds of trust
  • Deeds
  • Federal tax liens
  • Notices of completion
Other examples include:
  • Land maps
  • Marriage certificates
  • Mining papers
All recorded documents are microfilmed for permanent retention. At this time our computer indexes begin around 1982 and are available for searching online.

Recorded documents and maps are public records and are available for public viewing at our office. At this time, public viewing of the actual document is available online beginning around July 1, 1988.