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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.

MEETING NOTICE

NOTICE

  A Cheboygan County Reconvened Board of Commissioners and Cheboygan County Planning Commission Joint Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Commissioners Room of the Cheboygan County Building.

 Karen L. Brewster

Cheboygan County Clerk/Register

NOVEMBER 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS

The UNOFFICAL results for the Cheboygan County portion ONLY of the November 7, 2017 Special Election have been attached. Please see the following links for the Charlevoix and Emmet County portions of the results.  

http://www.emmetcounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Elelction-Summary-Report.htm

http://www.charlevoixcounty.org/current_election_results/index.php

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.

Fees

  • In-state residents: $20 license fee
  • Out-of-state residents: $30 license fee
  • 3-day waiver for cause: $10 fee

Concealed Pistol Licenses

Individuals interested in applying for a Concealed Pistol License may do so in the Cheboygan County Clerk's Office.

NEW CPL Applicants, please bring:

  • Driver's License
  • $115
  • Completed CPL Training Certificate (not older than 5 years)
  • CPL Application

RENEWAL CPL Applicants, please bring:

  • Driver's License
  • $115
  • Old CPL Permit
  • CPL Application

Current Michigan CPL Laws: 

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/publications/firearms.pdf

CPL Application Form: 

http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1645_3500---,00.html

Cheboygan County Clerk/Register of Deeds
Karen Brewster
(231) 627-8808

Office
870 South Main St, Rm#204
PO 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-8808
Fax: (231) 627-8453

Hours
Clerk's Office
Monday - Friday
8AM - 4:30PM

Register of Deeds
Monday-Friday
8:30AM- 4:30pm

Additional Staff
Assistant Clerk
Beverly Laway
(231) 627-8808
Chief Deputy Clerk
Dawn Reo
(231) 627-8870
Chief Deputy Register of Deeds
Judy Arnold
(231) 627-8820
Deputy Register of Deeds
Lorna Brach
(231) 627-8866
Senior Circuit Court Clerk
Renee Pelon
(231) 627-8846
Deputy Circuit Court Clerk
Kirsten Thater
(231) 627-8867