Recorder of Deeds

The Recorder of Deeds office is responsible for the recording and maintaining of all real estate documents in the county of York, Pennsylvania. Beyond real estate, the Recorder's office also records military discharge papers and notary bonds/commissions. The current Recorder of Deeds is Randi L. Reisinger.

The Recorder Of Deeds position itself is an elected position with a four-year term. Mrs. Reisinger has been the York County Recorder Of Deeds since 2002, and started working in the Recorder's office as a clerk in 1979.

Years later, Mrs. Reisinger successfully ran her first election for Recorder of Deeds in 2002. Since then, she has implemented a back scanning project of over one million records. This has continued through today, and there are now scanned images dating back to 1777 and index books dating back to 1749.

Changing with the times, the Recorder's office has progressive views in regards to technology. Examples of this are remote access to land records and electronic recording (e-Recording); both available 24 hours a day from any computer with internet access.

Mrs. Reisinger was quoted as saying, “We recently have engaged in the e-recording process, giving our public just one more avenue for recording. I am proud that the Recorder Of Deeds office has accomplished these enhancements for recording and research capabilities. I hope to provide a quick solution and a hassle-free process for filing documents.”

The Recorder's office will continue the progress of advancement in technology, and ensure an efficient and effective delivery of services.

Please use the navigational links on the left hand side of this page.

The Recording Fees section is a list of all of the recording fees within York County on a drop down menu, along with some brief text explanations.

The Recording Requirements section is a list of the major requirements that must be met for documents to be successfully recorded.

The Frequently Asked Questions section is a list of the most common questions asked in the office.

Additional Resources includes any and all resources that may be utilized for this office; forms, helpful links, remote access, eRecordings, etc.

Finally, the Contact section includes all contact information for the office.

Please note: The use of a camera, cell phone or any image-capturing equipment to take pictures or scan the contents of any books or computer screens in the Recorder of Deeds' office is prohibited pursuant to a policy instituted November 25, 2008.