The Dolores County Clerk and Recorder’s office has been serving the people of Dolores County since 1881. We serve as Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners and we are agents of the State of Colorado Department of Revenue.
The primary services we provide the public are:
- Motor vehicle-titling and registration
- Recording of land documents
- Elections and voter registration
- Marriage Licenses
The cost of marriage/civil union license is $30.00. Both parties must be present, proof of age is required-(drivers license, state issued ID, birth certificate, etc.) Licenses must be used within 35 days of issuance and returned to the County within 63 days for recording.
409 N. Main St
PO Box 58
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Auto Registration Documentation
Colorado-Vehicle Purchased in Colorado
Out of State Vehicle Purchase
To Transfer your registration from another location in Colorado:
To Transfer registration from another state:
The person who will be title holder must complete the paperwork. We must have that person’s driver’s license and signature. A parent or spouse is not an acceptable substitute.
If vehicle is being titled in the name of a business, a “Letter of Authorization” will be needed. This should be on business letterhead and state that the person completing the paperwork is authorized to sign and conduct business on behalf of the company.
No Registration Will Be Issued Without Proof of Insurance!!!
Access Recorded Documents from November 15, 1993 to Present
Access the Dolores County Historical Document Archive
Dolores County Clerk and Recorder Fees
|Each Additional Page||$5.00|
|Must add to general recording fees if more than $500.00 is exchanging hands in transfer of property.||$0.01 per $100.00 if more than $500.00|
|Documents that often have documentary fees:
Warranty Deeds, Quit Claims Deeds, Personal Rep Deeds, Easements, Sale Deed, Bargain and Sale Deed, Mineral Deeds
|Documents that have no documentary fees:
Deed of Trust (Mortgage), Real Estate (Mortgage), Indentures, Mineral and Royalty Deeds, Mining Deeds
|Exceptions to General Recording|
|Affidavit of labor/notice of intent to hold location certificates, any document that lists mine claims, etc.||$8.00 first page
$5.00 each additional page plus $0.25 per each mining claim named
|UCC Filings for Real Estate Only
E-Recorded UCC Filings
$13.00 flat fee
$18.00 flat fee
$8.00 flat fee
|Federal Tax Lien/Release||$8.00 flat fee|
|State Tax Lien/Release||No fee|
$10.00 each additional page for filed/deposited surveys
$10.00 for each additional page for recorded surveys
|Certified copy of marriage license||$3.00|
|Certified copy of voter registration||$3.00|
|Recorded/non-recorded documents||$0.25 per page|
|Certification per document||$1.00|
|Map copy (plat, survey, row, etc.)||$7.00|
|Election report||$25.00 print or mail
|Fax||$2.50 per fax|
|Postage charge for mailing of copies||$1.00|