Message from the Lake County Clerk's Office

The Recording Division of the Lake County Clerk's Office is responsible for recording, archiving and retrieving any document submitted to be recorded. We are the "keepers of history"; and are doing all we can to protect that history while providing accessible information!

As always, our website is here to provide you with the information you need to conduct business with us. It is designed to explain "what we do" and to increase public confidence that business with the Lake County Clerk's Office can be conducted quickly, efficiently - and best of all - easily!

We welcome the public to drop by at any time to review our documents, which date back to 1844, and to ask any of our friendly staff members for help.

In addition to deeds and mortgages, the staff records plats of subdivision, ordinances and annexations, liens and releases, articles of incorporation, Uniform Commercial Code filings, military service discharge papers and other various document types that have been submitted to become public record.

The Lake County Clerk's Office is dedicated to providing you with the best possible service.