Register of DeedsRegister of Deeds<p style="text-align:left;"> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-3 ms-rteFontFace-1">​The Register of Deeds office provides a standardized, permanent record of real estate ownership and transfers in Burke County. Our office records deeds, deeds of trust, cancellations, plats, assumed names, powers of attorney and other miscellaneous documents related to real estate. Our office also records and issues birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, military discharges, and maintains the records of notary public commissions.</span></p>




Friday, September 14, 2018-Customer Appreciation Day, September 14, 2018-Customer Appreciation DayFriday, September 14, 2018-Customer Appreciation Day<p>​</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Due to the anticipated weather in our area and across the State,, we are postponing our Customer Appreciation Day that is scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. </p><p>We will re-advertise once we have it rescheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We hope and pray that everyone will be safe during this hurricane!</p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Stephanie A. Norman, MPA</p><p>Certified Register of Deeds</p><p>Burke County <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Thursday, September 20, 2018-Office Closing, September 20, 2018-Office ClosingThursday, September 20, 2018-Office Closing<p>The Burke County register of Deeds office will be closed on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 11:00am to 2:30pm for staff training. We will be open from 8:00am to 11:00am and from 2:30pm to 5:00pm. Any land documents presented will be recorded in the order received prior to closing and after re-opening. Thank you in advance for your understanding and support of staff training for my office!</p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Stephanie A. Norman, MPA</p><p>Register of Deeds</p><p>Burke County<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY-September 14, 2018 APPRECIATION DAY-September 14, 2018CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY-September 14, 2018<p>​</p>The Burke County Register of Deeds office will hold its first annual Customer Appreciation Day on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00pm at the Register of Deeds office located at 201 South Green Street. Our office is to the right of the Courthouse.<p>Stephanie A. Norman, Register of Deeds has prioritized establishing a strong relationship with the community, so we can best understand the needs of our customers. "Currently identity theft is a concern in our community along with other counties," explains Mrs. Norman. "To help keep our customers aware of documents being recorded in our office, we launched a free Fraud Notification System several months ago. To assist in fighting identity theft, we have the Shred-it Company coming to our Customer Appreciation Day!" Shred-It has over 25 years of experience handling personal information for security and privacy protection. </p><p>Attendees will be able to bring up to three (3) document boxes or seventy-five (75) pounds of paper per person to dispose of their personal papers securely. Our Local Government Federal Credit Union has graciously sponsored this event in order to provide this service for FREE to our community," states Mrs. Norman. </p><p>In addition, the Burke County Register of Deeds office will be available for attendees to assist anyone who wishes to sign up for the Fraud Notification System and free ice-cream will be available until supplies run out.  Mrs. Norman hopes that the community will take advantage of this opportunity and join them in the fight against Identity Theft. Should you have questions about the event, please contact the Register of Deeds office at 828-764-9340. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
New E-Recording Partner E-Recording PartnerNew E-Recording Partner<p>​The Burke County Register of Deeds ​is excited to announce that Corporation Service Company (CSC) will join Simplifile as a e-recording partner with our office! We plan to start accepting Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) from submitters this week and be accepting all approved document types by September 4, 2018. </p><p>Should you have any questions or are interested in e-recording documents please contact our office at 828-764-9340. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Plain Copy Fee Increase Copy Fee IncreasePlain Copy Fee Increase<p>Dear Valued Customer,<br><br>Due to a significant increase over several years of toner cost and an increase in the state contract for office paper, we have found it necessary to increase our fee for plain copies. Although we would very much like to retain our current rate of $0.15 per page, it is no longer feasible to do so. Starting August 1, 2018, the fee for plain copies will increase to $0.25 per page.<br><br>Please feel free to speak to me directly about this rate increase should there be any concerns or questions at (828)-764-9342. </p><p> </p><p>Sincerely, </p><p>Stephanie A. Norman, MPA</p><p>Register of Deeds</p><p>Burke County <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Wednesday, July 4, 2018-Office Closed, July 4, 2018-Office ClosedWednesday, July 4, 2018-Office Closed<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Register of Deeds office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 oin observance of Independence Day. We will reopen at 8:00am on Thursday, July 5, 2018. We hope each of you have a safe holiday!<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
5-25-18-FaceBook Drawing Winner Drawing Winner5-25-18-FaceBook Drawing Winner<p>​The Register of Deeds office is please top announce <strong style="text-decoration:underline;">William Turvaville </strong>as the winner of the FaceBook like contest! He has won a free certified copy of his birth and marriage certificate and a free copy of a land record of his choice!</p>
Sign up for Special Rustic Wedding Event! up for Special Rustic Wedding Event!Sign up for Special Rustic Wedding Event!<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Burke County Register of Deeds office is excited to announce our second special wedding event for the year! On Friday, June 22, 2018 from 8:30am to 4:30pm we will have a special Rustic Wedding Themed event outside in the couryard of the Courthouse Complex. Hurry and sign up before all of the spots are taken! We do not want you to miss out on this special day! The marriage license fee of $60.00 and the Magistrate's fee of $20.00 still apply, but everything else is included! Kendra's Bakery is proving the cupcakes. You can call 828-764-9340 for more information and to pre-register for the June special wedding ceremony. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
Monday, May 28, 2018-Memorial Day Observance, May 28, 2018-Memorial Day ObservanceMonday, May 28, 2018-Memorial Day Observance<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>The Burke County Register of Deeds off ice will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Our office will re-open on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 8:00am. We hope that you will take the time to remember those that have served on our behalf. ​<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
5/2/2018-Like & Follow Our FaceBook Page! & Follow Our FaceBook Page!5/2/2018-Like & Follow Our FaceBook Page!<p>​We are excited to announce that our FaceBook page is up and running! Our Facebook page is a tool to communicate with the citizens of Burke County. You will find announcements, community events and activities that we are offering and much more! WE WANT TO BE CONNECTED TO OUR COMMUNITY! So much so, we are offering a drawing at the end of May for a free vital record certificate package (i.e. birth and marriage) AND a free copy of any land transaction of your choice! All you have to do is LIKE and FOLLOW our FaceBook page! Then your name will be added for the drawing. Drawing will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018. Winner will be contacted through FaceBook. Good luck!</p>

 Stephanie Norman

Stephanie Norman Register of Deeds

Register of Deeds​

201 South Green Street​
P.O. Box 936
Morganton, NC 28680-0936
Phone: 828.764.9340
Fax: 828.438.5463

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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