Clerk & Recorder

San Miguel County Clerk & Recorder's Office Services

All Clerk and Recorder’s departments located at the San Miguel County Courthouse in Telluride and the Motor Vehicle department at the Norwood location (Glockson Building)  are available for in-person service. 

While all services are available in person, we encourage all customers to process their transactions by mail, dropbox, or online whenever possible in order to help limit the in-person traffic.

Please see the links on the left menu bar for specific instructions for your transactions. 

Contact Info:

970-728-3954- All Departments

970-327-5080- Norwood Motor Vehicle office (Open only on Tuesdays)

970-728-4808 FAX- All Departments - Motor Vehicle Dept. general email - Recording Dept. general email – Elections Dept. general email


The Clerk’s Office provides a variety of services, which include document recording, motor vehicles licensing, elections, marriage licenses, and liquor licenses. The Clerk’s Office no longer acts as the Local Registrar to provide Birth and Death Certificate services. Please visit the Public Health page for more information.

The County Clerk is an Elected Official. Stephannie Van Damme was elected in 2018 and will be up for reelection in 2026.

The County Clerk is not the Clerk of the Court.

Other Courts

Many other courts have proceedings at the County Courthouse but are not associated with the San Miguel County Clerk.


Please visit our Elections page for information on special district, local, and national elections.