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
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.
Cheboygan County Election Commission Meeting
Thursday, June 16, 2022 in the
Cheboygan County Probate Court Room
at 1:00 P.M. to approve the August 2, 2022 Primary Election Ballots.
Election Commission Agenda 6-16-2022
Sample Ballots 2022 August Primary Election
2022 Michigan Election Calendar Deadline Dates
Please see the 2022 Michigan Election Calendar of Deadline Dates attached below.
2022 Election Dates 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.
- 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
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
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)
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
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:
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.