The County Recorder is the County Archivist and the office of origination for property transfers. All public records (County Commissioners minutes, resolutions and orders) and all property transactions (deeds, mortgages, and assignments) are either filed or recorded in this office.
The mission of the County Recorder is to file or record for public record all documents, as allowed by statute, in a timely manner and to provide continuity for other county offices using the information originating from each recording or filing.
The County Clerk conducts all elections held within the county, issues marriage licenses and serves as clerk to the Board of Property Tax Appeal. The County Clerk’s office also acts as a passport agent, thus proofs and transmits passport applications to a regional passport office.
Overall, the mission of the County Clerk and Recorder is to provide timely and efficient service to the people of Union County with the resources available.
Union County Clerk
Robin Church, County Clerk
1001 Fourth Street, Suite D, La Grande, OR 97850
541-963-1006 Fax: 541-963-1013 TTY: 1-800-735-1232