Yamhill County Clerk’s General Recording Info

Recording Hours:                                                       e-Recording Hours:
 
Weekdays - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                           Weekdays - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Address(physical and mailing):
Yamhill County Clerk
414 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128-4607
 
Contact Information:
Ph: 503-434-7518
Fax: 503-434-7520
Web: www.co.yamhill.or.us/clerk
e-mail: clerk@co.yamhill.or.us
 
Legal Forms:
 
The Yamhill County Clerk's Office does not provide legal forms. 
 
Credit Reports:
 
The County Clerk's Office preserves and makes available to the public – including credit reporting agencies – all records affecting the title to real property.  The Clerk's Office does not distribute information to credit reporting agencies.  It is your responsibility to identify misinformation and to work with the agency or agencies in removing any mistakes found in a credit report.
 
Legibility Requirements:
 
In accordance with state laws, the County Clerk's Office shall preserve all records affecting the title to real property.  All documents are permanent records and must be legible for the integrity of the public record.
 
Legal Descriptions:
 
A legal description is not a tax lot number or street address.  Acceptable legal descriptions are:
• A subdivision name with lot and block
• A metes and bounds description (section, township and range)
• Partition plat recording and parcel number
• Reference to a Book and Page of any previously recorded Yamhill County public record where the description may be found

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