NOTICE: Effective June 25, 2010 the cost to record a real estate document will be $30 regardless of the number of pages. This change effects recorded documents only - the fee to file a document (plats) does not change.

Departmental Purpose
  • Records or files land record documents authorized by law such as:
  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Satisfactions
  • Certified Survey Maps
  • Federal Tax liens
  • Plats
  • Files and indexes Birth, Death and Marriage records
    Military Discharges, and issues certified copies upon request
  • Serves as DILHR agent for validating weatherization documents.


*To provide the official county repository for:
1. Real estate records (deeds, land contracts, mortgages, etc.)
2. Personal property records (UCC real estate fixture filings)
3. Vital records (birth, death, marriage, domestic partnerships and military discharges)

*To provide safe archival storage and convenient access to these public records.
*To implement statutory changes, system modernization, program and procedure evaluation, and
    staff development to assure a high level of timely service for our citizen/customers deserve.



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Register of Deeds: Laurie Anderson


Janet Voss, Chief Deputy
Lisa Lundeen Brooks, Deputy
Denise Williamson, Clerk

Office Hours: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Friday

Phone Number: 715-485-9240
Fax Number: 715-485-9202
Polk County Government Center
100 Polk County Plaza, Suite 160
Balsam Lake WI 54810

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