County Clerk/Register of Deeds
The County Clerk/Register of Deeds is an officer of the County whose duties are prescribed by State statute. The County Clerk is Clerk of the Circuit Court, Custodian of the Circuit Court seal, Clerk of the Board of Commissioners, Clerk of the Board of Canvassers, Clerk of the Gun Board, Clerk of the Tax Allocation Board, Clerk and Member of the Plat Board, Chief Election officer of the County, Receiver of Assumed Names, Recorder of Military Discharges, Member of the Apportionment Committee, Member of the County Election Commission and one of the financial officers of the County.
The Clerk’s Office maintains birth and death records, issues and files marriage licenses, handles concealed weapon permits, notary public records, and voter registration records.
The office of the Register of Deeds is the repository for the official records of real property in the county. Any document that affects real property, such as Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Wills, Mortgages, Divorces, etc. is recorded in the Register of Deeds.
Unofficial Election Results for May 8, 2018 Special Election
The Unofficial Election Results for the May 8, 2018 Special Election are as follows:
RE: Cheboygan Area Schools Operating Millage Proposal
City of Cheboygan- Yes=182, No=77
Benton Township (which included Aloha and Grant Twps)- Yes=433, No=191
Inverness Township (which included Beaugrand, and part of Hebron, Mullett and Munro Twsps)- Yes=366, No=177
RE: Pellston Public Schools Operating Millage Renewal Proposal
Burt Township (which included part of Hebron/Munro Twsps)- Not including the remaining townships in Emmet County- Yes=47, No=8
RE: Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District Area Career and Technical Education Millage Renewal and Restoration Proposal
Burt Township (which included part of Hebron/Munro Twps)-Not including the remaining townships in Emmet County- Yes=42, No=9
Cheboygan County Marriage License Office
Marriage Application Requirements
- Picture ID (such as Drivers License or Military ID).
- Both parties must be present in the office to apply.
- Please know the information from your birth certificate, but birth certificates are NOT required to apply for your marriage license.
- At least one applicant must be a resident of Cheboygan County or both candidates must be a resident of another state.
- In-state residents: $20 license fee
- Out-of-state residents: $30 license fee
- 3-day waiver for cause: $10 fee
Michigan Legal Help
FILING FEES FOR DIVORCE:
- Divorce involving minor children: $255
- Divorce without minor children: $175
In Pro Per Divorce Packets are available in the Cheboygan County Clerk's Office for $20 or you may click on the Michigan Legal Help box above and you may print the forms yourself at no cost.
Concealed Pistol Licenses
Individuals interested in applying for a Concealed Pistol License may do so in the Cheboygan County Clerk's Office.
CPL Applications are accepted during the following times:
EXCEPT the First Wednesday of every month not until:
Due to Secretary of State website maintenance.
NEW CPL Applicants, please bring:
- Driver's License
- Completed CPL Training Certificate (not older than 5 years)
- CPL Application
RENEWAL CPL Applicants, please bring:
(Must not have expired beyond 1yr minus 1 day from expiration to use renewal process.)
- Driver's License
- Old CPL Permit
- CPL Application
Current Michigan CPL Laws:
CPL Application Form:
NOTE: If you have a CPL issued by another state and are applying for a Michigan CPL you must complete a Michigan CPL training course and bring a valid Michigan Training Certificate at the time of CPL application.
Monday - Friday
8AM - 4:30PM
Register of Deeds