Register of Deeds

‘Next to the right of liberty, the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution.’ – Warren Harding, U.S. President 1921-23

200 Division St., Suite 150
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-1761
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Mission Statement:
To provide friendly and courteous service to the public while protecting and maintaining the integrity of the land records for the citizens of Emmet County as guaranteed by the Constitution.


FREE Online Records Search! 
If you’re already registered, begin searching NOW. Users of this FREE site must register to conduct document searches, view and/or purchase copies. To register, click HERE.
Note: You will need a credit card to view/purchase documents online. You may use VISA or Mastercard. Indexed information is free.

The Register of Deeds welcomes the public to come in and search the land records kept in the vault any time between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. To protect these valuable land records, please refer to the Vault Rules that are now posted online; click here.

Not all images are indexed. We are currently in the process of making this information available. For a list of indexed images, please click here.

We can also help you with:

ROD Alert

Please be on the lookout for companies offering to help residents acquire a certified copy of their deed. These companies charge fees of $50 or more. Copies of all land records can be purchased from your ROD office for as little as $1 per page. If you’re contacted by an outside company, it’s advised to check with the Emmet County ROD office before buying: (231) 348-1761.


Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
(231) 348-1702 | Contact Us