Marina
Rent a slip, Boat put-ins, pump outs

Straits Regional Ride
Cheboygan, Emmet and Presque Isle Counties

Cheboygan County Fair
Fairgrounds, vendor information, dates

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 a 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 Tax Allocation Board, Clerk 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.

Our office accepts payments in the form of paper cash, check and debit/credit cards (except on Cpl Applications and Renewals).  Due to State regulations credit/debit card payments can no longer be accepted for CPL Applications/Renewals completed in our office. We do not accept coin payments over $5.00. We are able to accept payments over the phone via credit/debit cards for all services except CPL application/renewals.

Notice of Board of County Canvassers

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Board of County Canvassers will begin at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 6, 2021, in the Cheboygan County Board of Commissioners Room, 870 S. Main Street, Cheboygan, MI 49721 for the certification of the 2021 School Election.

Holiday Office Hours

 

Office Holidays:

The Cheboygan County Clerk/Register of Deeds will be

closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day                  Martin Luther King’s Day                  President’s Day

Good Friday                        Memorial Day                                Independence Day

Labor Day                          Veterans Day                                   Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving        Christmas Eve Day                         Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve Day

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Register of Deeds: 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Court Clerks 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Election Commission Meeting

Wednesday, June 3, 2021

Cheboygan County Probate Court Room

at 11:00 a.m.

Election Commission Agenda 9-7-2021
Sample Ballot of the 2021 City General Election

2021 Michigan Election Calendar Deadline Dates

Please see the 2021 Michigan Election Calendar of Deadline Dates attached below.

2021 Election Date Deadlines Booklet

Official Election Results

The Canvas of Votes for elections are in the below attachment.  Please note that Election Magic (prior results program used) is now obsolete.  The election results will be posted on this page after each election.

08-08-06 Primary Election
11-07-06 General Election
01-15-08 Presidential Primary
08-05-08 Primary Election
08-05-08 Recount Statement of Precincts 89th Dist Judge
11-04-08 General Election
08-03-10 Primary Election
11-02-10 General Election
02-28-12 Presidential Primary Election
08-07-12 Primary Election
11-06-12 General Election
11-06-12 Recount Statement of Precincts-Road Commissioner
05-07-13 Forest & Waverly Fire Protection Millage/Operations Proposal
08-05-14 Primary Election
11-04-14 General Election
02-24-15 Special Cheboygan Area Schools Election
05-05-15 Special Statewide Proposal Election
11-03-15 Mackinaw City Public Schools
03-08-16 Hebron Twsp Fire Millage Proposal
05-03-16 Cheboygan-Otsego-Onaway-Charlevoix-Emmet ISD Proposal
08-02-16 Primary Election
08-02-16-Recount State of Precincts-Aloha Twsp Treasurer
11-08-16 General Election
05-2-2017 Special Election – Mackinaw Schools Sinking Fund
05-08-18 Special Election-Cheboygan Area Schools Proposals
08-07-18 Primary Election
11-06-18 General Election
11-06-18 General Election-Statement of Votes Cast
11-05-19 General Election
03-10-2020 Presidential Primary Election
08-04-20 Primary Election
11-03-2020 General Election
05-04-2021 Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ESD Proposal
08-03-2021 Wolverine Community School District Special Election
11-2-2021 Official Election Results

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

Petition and Waiver of Three Day Waiting Period
Marriage License APPLICATION
Requirements for Marriage License
Covid-19 Marriage License Requirements

Circuit Court, Birth and Land Record Forms

https://michiganlegalhelp.org/

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 copy and paste the Michigan Legal Help address above into your browser and you may print the forms yourself at no cost through their website.

Motion and Order Regarding Change of Domicile/Residence
Motion and Order Re: Custody
Response to Motion Re: Change of Domicile/Residence
Response to Motion RE: Custody
Motion and Order Re: Parenting Time
Response to Motion RE: Parenting Time
Motion-Stipulation to Transfer Case (Postjudment)
Subpoena-Order to Appear or Produce
Answer to Complaint
General Notice of Hearing and Motion
Instructions for PPO Forms
Petition to Appoint Next Friend for Minor filing PPO
Notice of Hearing on PPO
Motion to Modify-Extend or Terminate PPO
Proof of Mailing
Application for Certified Cheboygan County Birth Certificate
Application to Add Father to Birth Certificate
Application to Correct or Change Birth Record
Affidavit of Parentage
Power of Attorney Delegating Parental Powers
General Recording Requirments
Warranty Deed with Recording Requirements
Land Contract
Quit Claim Deed with Recording Requirements
Application and Order to Set Aside a Conviction
Concealed Pistol License Guide and Application (Revised 4/2019)
Default Request and Entry (Revised 6/19)
Dismissal-Domestic Relations (Revised 3/16)
Dismissal-Nondomestic Relations (Revised 6/19)
Summons-Revised 9/19
Fee Waiver Request (rev 10/19)
Motion/Order to Show Cause for Violation of Valid PPO
Petition and Order for PPO-Domestic
Petition and Order for PPO-NonDomestic
Marriage License Application
DBA

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:

Monday-Friday

8a-4:30p

EXCEPT the First Wednesday of every month not until:

11a-4:30p

Due to Secretary of State website maintenance.

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:

    (Must not have expired beyond 1yr minus 1 day from expiration to use renewal process.)

  • 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

You may renew online (after 12/1/18) at www.michigan.gov/cplrenewal  .

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.

Appropriation Committee

2020 Census
Minutes 9-9-2021
Minutes 9-20-2021

Cheboygan County Clerk/Register of Deeds

Karen Brewster
clerk@cheboygancounty.net
(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
9:00AM- 4:00pm

 Additional Staff

Chief Deputy Clerk
Beverly Laway
bev@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8808

Chief Deputy Register of Deeds
Judy Arnold
ja@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8820

Deputy Register of Deeds
Samantha Raymus
sraymus@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8866

Senior Circuit Court Clerk
Renee Pelon
rpelon@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8846

Deputy Circuit Court Clerk
Kirsten Thater
kthater@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8867

Cheboygan County Assistant Clerk
Christine Eno
ceno@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8808

NON-EMERGENCY PUBLIC SAFETY NUMBERS

Cheboygan County Sheriff Department
County Building
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.3155

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Indian River Field Office
6984 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9313

Cheboygan Department of Public Safety
Cheboygan City Hall
403 N. Huron St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.4321

Mackinaw City Police Department
Village Hall
102 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231.436.7861

Tuscarora Township Police Department
Tuscarora Township Hall
3546 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9481

CONTACT US

Cheboygan County
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.8855