Industry News

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 County Closing Update

The following list is based on information provided by the counties to ePN.  Other sources such as State Land Title Associations may have additional state specific information.  You can also check here for updates from ALTA.

AL

Jefferson County – office closed to the public until April 6.  Accepting e-Recordings.

Marshall County – Processing eRecordings 8am until 3pm M-F.

CA

Contra Costa County – Office is closed to the public, only accepting recordings through the mail or electronically.

CO

Archuleta County – Limited hours: 8am until Noon until further notice.

Adams County – Until 3/20.

Custer County – Closed until 4/1.

Eagle County – e-Recordings may be delayed. The recorder’s office is closed to the public but the drop boxes are available.

Fremont County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings.

Jefferson County- As of Monday, March 16th 2020 at 4:30pm.  As of the close of business today, the entire county is closing for the remainder of this week.

San Miguel – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings and mail.

FL

Duval County – The County is open for e-recording and to the public however they have reduced staff.  There may be delays with recording.

IL

Lake County – The County is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

MA

Northern Essex County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

MI

Muskegon County – Until 4/6.

Washtenaw County – Until 4/6 (May be accepting some mail ins but they are checking on the logistics).

Shiawassee County – Processing eRecordings between 8:15am and 11:45am M-F.

MN

Carver County – Open to public with limited staff.

Hennepin County – They are accepting e-recordings. The Hennepin County Recorder’s office is temporally suspending paper document recording until further notice, closing their skyway counter, and only processing electronically submitted documents as of March 17.

NY

Montgomery County – Closing all Montgomery County Offices to staff and the public through March 31, only essential employees are to report to work. On March 23rd they will have their office open 8:30am-Noon M-F.

OH

Auglaize County –  Office is by appointment only.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Butler County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings, mail, and drop box.

Clark County –  Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Clermont County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Cuyahoa County – Due to staffing issues e-recordings may have a longer turnaround time.

Franklin County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Greene County – Office is closed to the public and limited staffing. Accepting e-Recordings, mail, fax, and drop box.

Hamilton County –  Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and mail-ins.

Hocking County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings, mail, and drop box.

Lorain County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings, mail and drop box.

Lucas County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Pickaway County –  Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and drop box.

Stark County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings.

Summit County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings.

Trumbull County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings, mail and drop box.

Warren County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings, and drop box.

Van Wert County – Office is closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings and mail.

PA

Adams County – Reduced staff which could cause delays.

Bucks County –  Office is closed to the public. Accepting e-Recordings.

Butler County – Office is closed for walk-ins. Accepting e-Recordings.

Carbon County – Office is closed to the public. Accepting Drop box and mail-ins.

Crawford County –  Offices are closed through 3/30.  Accepting e-Recordings.

Cumberland County – Offices are closed to the public.  Accepting e-Recordings.

Dauphin County – Offices are closed but accepting e-Recordings.

Delaware County – The county will not be processing e-recordings and is closed to the public. They are accepting mail-ins. Reduced staff.

Juniata County – Office is closed to public.  Accepting Drop off box.

Lancaster County – e-Recording is open. You can also leave packages in the mail bin outside their physical office. There are no walk-ins.

Lebanon County – Offices are closed but accepting e-Recordings.

Montgomery County – Closed at least 3/16 and 3/17.

TN

Cheatham County – Closed Thursday 3/19 for disinfecting building. Re-opening Friday at 8am.

WA

King County – Open for e-recording but there may be delays.  Accepting mail-ins but their offices are closed to the public. Through 3/27.