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Address

Mailing Address:

Register of Deeds
720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact

Register of Deeds
704-336-2443

Document Recording Standards​

​Document Recording Standards

Recording Standard requirements are as follows:

Paper Size - 8½ x 11 or 8½ x 14

Margins - Blank margin of 3 inches at the top of the first page, blank margins of ¼ inch on remaining sides of first page and on all sides of subsequent pages.

Font Size - Typed or printed in black on white paper in a legible font. A font size no smaller than 9 pts shall be considered legible. Blanks in an instrument may be completed in pen and corrections to an instrument may be made in pen.

Pages - One sided only.

Instrument Type - State type of instrument at the top of first page.

Penalty - If the above requirements are not met, the Register of Deeds shall record the document after collecting the non-standard document fee of $25 along with the recording fee. If the instrument is non-standard due to the font size being smaller than 9 pts, the Register of Deeds has the discretion of considering it legible and not charging the non-standard fee.

Address

Mailing Address:

Register of Deeds
720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Office Location:

720 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact

Register of Deeds
704-336-2443