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Notice for Marriage, Civil Union, Domestic Partnerships, Recording Documents, and Public Trustee Customers

Remote access to recording and marriage services will be available for those who prefer to work with our office via online, mail or drop box.
In-person recording and marriage services are currently available by appointment only. To make an appointment for marriage services or to record documents, please visit the booking calendar

For questions regarding recording or marriage services, reach out us by phone at 311 (720-913-1311 outside Denver) or by email at recording@denvergov.org.

Notice to the Public: Due to a technological issue, some documents are not currently appearing in the recording department’s public online database search.  The documents that are not appearing still exist and may be obtained by contacting the Recording office at 720-865-8699 or by emailing recording@denvergov.org.  The indexing is still available on our website.  Documents which are affected at this point include the following years:  1989 through 1999.  Only the following document types are affected:  Death Certificate, Judgment, Lien, Lis Pendens, Notice Extending Time to File a Lien, Partial Release, Partial Release of Federal Tax Lien, Release, Release Lien State, Release of Bond, Release of Federal Tax Lien, Release of Lien, Satisfaction of Judgment, Tax Lien, Tax Lien Federal, and Tax Lien State. 

At present, all documents outside of the date ranges mentioned are unaffected, and all other document types, regardless of date range are unaffected.  Please check back here for updates as they become available

 

Important: Recording a document with our office creates a permanent, public record of all of the information in that document. Once recorded, your document will be available to the public online and in our archives in the office.

 

Marriage Records

To search for our marriage records:

Step 1.Visit the online database

You do NOT need to create an account to search the database.

Step 2.Select Search Records as Guest and accept the disclaimer

Step 3.Set the Search Type as "Marriage / Civil Unions" 

Click "Marriage / Civil Unions" in the left pane of the search window.

Step 4.Enter your search criteria and hit the Search button

Step 5.Double click the line to open the record

You can then use the tool bars to view the record, download an electronic copy, or order a certified copy through the mail.

Land Records

Step 1.Visit the online database

You do NOT need to create an account to search the database.

Step 2.Select Search Records as Guest and accept the disclaimer

Step 3.Set the Search Type as "Names"

Click "Names" in the left pane of the search window.

Step 4.Enter your search criteria and hit Search

Step 5.Double click the line to open the record

You can then use the tool bars to view the record, download an electronic copy, or order a certified copy through the mail.

 

Other Records

In addition to documents available in the county recording database such as marriage and property records, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder is the custodian of various municipal records including:

  • City Ordinances, Resolutions, Proclamations, and Minutes
  • City Contracts and Agreements
  • City Rules and Regulations
  • Oaths of Office for City and County officials
  • Miscellaneous documents placed in the public record as “City Clerk Files”

These documents are available upon request by emailing CityClerk@denvergov.org

Copies of these records do not require a formal request through the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA). Learn more about filing CORA requests.