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Carver County Property Records Government Center, Admin. Bldg.
600 E. 4th St., Chaska, Minnesota 55318
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (952) 361-1930
Carver County Property Records Government Center, Admin. Bldg.  600 E. 4th St.,  Chaska, Minnesota,  55318

 
 
 
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Carver County Minnesota Register of Deeds

Carver County Recorder Information

The recorder in Carver County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.
 

Recording Fees

Abstract Department:
To record an abstract document, the fee is $46.
Multiple satisfactions, partial releases, and assignments are $46 with 4 document citations or fewer. There is an additional $10 for each document cited after the first 4.
A Well Disclosure Statement is $50.

Torrens Department:
An Original Certificate of Title or first CPT is $46 plus assurance fund fees.
A Document Transferring Certificate is $46 and $20 for each additional certificate.
A Well Disclosure Certificate is $50.

On all deeds and mortgages where state deed tax and state mortgage registry taxes are due, there is also a state mandated $5 agricultural preservation fee. This fee should be included in either the state deed tax or state mortgage registry tax fee and not in the recording fee.

A Recording Charge slip can be obtained from the Carver County website. This can be mailed in with documents.
 
Document Formatting Requirements
• A document consists of one or more individual sheets on paper that is 8.5x11 inches or 8.5x14 inches. Paper should be white and at least 20 pound weight.

• The form of the document should be printed, typewritten, or computer generated in a font size that is a minimum of 8 point. Black ink should be used.

• On the first page, a blank 3-inch top margin should be provided. The right half of this margin is reserved for recording information. The left half is reserved for tax certification. Other margins should be at least ½ an inch.

• The title of the document should be displayed on the first page, below the 3-inch margin.

• An administrative page can be attached to the document in order to accommodate the margin requirements. If an administrative page is used, it should contain the document title, the document date, and if applicable, the grantor and grantee. This page will be considered part of the document when recorded.

• A document must contain original signatures of the parties who executed it and of the notary public or other officer taking acknowledgment.

• No additional sheet shall be attached or affixed to any page that covers up any information.

• A document presented for recording must be sufficiently legible to reproduce a readable copy using the county recorder’s current method of reproduction.

• The name and address of the preparer of the instrument is required. This can be given in the following form: “This instrument was drafted by NAME and ADDRESS.”

• The name and address of the person to whom tax statements should be sent should be printed, typed, or stamped upon the instrument in a legible manner. This can be given in the following form: “Tax statements for the real property described in this instrument should be sent to (legal name of grantee) (residential or business address).”

• The total consideration should be listed in the document, as well as a legal description.

Minnesota has registered land as well as abstract. Registered land and unregistered land are subject to the same burdens and incidents. Documents to be recorded in the abstract department or the Torrens department can be taken to the Office of Property Records.
 
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