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David O. Carpenter, San Juan County Recorder

Mailing Address:
  P. O. Box 789
  Monticello, Utah  84535

Physical Address:
  117 South Main, Room 103
  Monticello, Utah  84535

Phone: (435)587-3228
Fax: (435)587-2425

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, Closed Holidays

Additional Information:

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  Notice of Recording Requirements Changes

  General Recording Requirements
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Recorder's Office Staff

   David Carpenter, Recorder

   Dena Hunter, Chief Deputy Recorder

   Inez Harlan, Deputy Recorder

   Michael desRosiers, Cadastral Mapper



About the Recorder's office:

The San Juan County Recorder is an elected official who's office and duties are mandated by the State Legislature and governed by state law. The main function of the office is to keep the real property (land) records for San Juan County and provide the county assessor and treasurers office with information necessary for assessment and taxation.

All information on file in the County Recorder's office is available to the public.

Services Offered:

The County Recorder's office contains the historical land records for San Juan county from late 1800's to the present. All records are open to the public. Department personnel can assist patrons who come into the office with current ownership and other information such as size, location and dimensions. They can also assist patrons in getting started with historical searches. Employees may not search the records on behalf of patrons. Telephone requests for limited information such as parcel ID numbers, current Ownership, acreage or limited recording information can be honored. Requests for metes and bounds legal descriptions or dimensions will not be honored over the telephone.

Forms of exchange:

The San Juan County Recorder's office currently accepts cash, checks and electronic payments. For electronic payments please call our office for total charges and we will email a link to the payment web site.

For more information on electronic payments, please click here.

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