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Information on documents dating back to Feb. 21, 1883, can be found in the Clerk and Recorder database.

Clerk and Recorder database

This database includes information on all documents, including reception numbers, recording dates, and fees, but not images.

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Record a document

Documents such as warranty deeds, deeds of trust, quit claim deeds, subdivision plats, etc., may be recorded as public records. These documents must be submitted at the office of the Clerk and Recorder at the County Courthouse at 109 8th Street, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601. If you have questions call 970-384-3700.

newOn Jan. 1, 2017, Senate Bill 16-115 will bring recording fees to $13 for the first page of up to 8.5"x14" and $5 for additional pages.

All recorded documents back to 1883 may be viewed at the Clerk & Recorder office at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs and at the Rifle Administration Building D.

Please include a contact phone number with your documents. All documents recorded are scanned, and the original documents are mailed in approximately one week.

Note: Garfield County is not an abstract county and does not perform searches on recorded documents.

Preventing rejected documents

Fees for services

Recording fees

service fee
Documents up to legal size (8.5"x14")
first page $13
each additional page $5
Plats*, Maps, Documents larger than legal size (8.5"x14")
first page $13
each additional page $10
*plat maps must be printed on 24"x36" Mylar
UCC Financing Statements
1-2 pages $13
3 or more pages $18
all e-recorded UCC statements, unlimited pages $8
Federal Tax Lien
first page $8
each additional page $5
each additional page $5
Mining Claims
first page $8
each additional page $5
per claim listed on document $0.25
Copy fees
Copies of recorded documents may be obtained by sending a written request, book and page numbers, or reception number, and a check, money order, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express number, for applicable fees. Recorded copies may also be acquired in person at the office in the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs.

service fee
copies, legal or smaller $0.25 per page
Emailed documents
document copy fee plus $1 per page
additional pages (legal or smaller) $0.25
Copied documents
copies up to tabloid size (11"x17") $3 per page
copies larger than tabloid size (11"x17") $6 per page
certification (per document) $1
faxed documents copy fee plus $1 per page

 •  Any document that transfers title with consideration that exceeds $500 will be     assessed a state documentary fee of $.01 per $100. Must be accompanied by a     TD-1000.

 •  Deposited land surveys must be on 24 by 36-inch Mylar, and cost $20 per page.


Please call the recording department at 970-384-3700, ext. 1840, or contact Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico or Chief Deputy Clerk Edna Place.

Clerk & Recorder - Glenwood Springs
109 8th Street, Suite 200
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Clerk & Recorder

970-384-3700 | phone
970-947-1078 | fax

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)

  Clerk & Recorder - Rifle
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Clerk & Recorder

970-625-0882 | phone
970-625-0908 | fax

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)

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