Land Records

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Due to the Covid-19 Outbreak- Documents being dropped off at the county for recording will need to be placed in the drop box.  All mail and electronic recorded documents will be processed as normal.

Temporarily Closed- Still currently processing electronic document recordings, mail and drop box documents.


  • Plat recordings and priority documents (ie. construction mortgages, sheriff foreclosures, and certificate of redemptions).  Please call 952-496-8150 to schedule an appointment. 
The Scott County Land Records Department is responsible for recording and housing documents from real estate transactions related to property within Scott County. Mortgages, deeds, assignments, releases, and satisfactions are the most commonly recorded documents. 

The Scott County Land Records Department is not responsible for providing legal forms, assistance completing them or legal advice. We strongly suggest consulting a legal advisor or a title company.

The department will review documents for "recordable form" per Minnesota State Statute

If you would like to search for and download legal forms called “uniform conveyancing blanks,” please click here

If you would like information about the Scott County Examiner of Titles, including fees, please click here.

DURING THE GOVERNOR’S “STAY AT HOME” PERIOD, ALL REQUESTS FOR EXAMINER SERVICES MUST BE MAILED TO P.O. BOX 67, PRIOR LAKE, MN 55372. DOCUMENTS CANNOT BE DELIVERED PERSONALLY OR BY UPS/FED EX, OR COURIERS. PLEASE CALL 952-447-2131 WITH FURTHER EXAMINER QUESTIONS.

    

Land Records Information Database


The Scott County Land Records information site provides access to information maintained by Scott County for individual parcels of property.

All customers wishing to be a public web subscriber are required to fill out a RecordEASE Registration Form. The monthly subscription fees will be automatically withdrawn from the subscriber's ACH account on the 10th of every month.
       
The fees affiliated with the RecordEASE web subscription can be found on the RecordEASE Public Web Portal Fees document. 

The following functions are available on this website: