The Iredell County Register of Deeds office recently recorded the first fully electronic plat map in county history. In an effort to stay current with notary changes and guidelines with the North Carolina Secretary of State, this has been a goal set forth by staff for the past year. In fulfilling their goal, the register of deeds office hosted an electronic plat map training at the Statesville location with NC Secretary of State’s record land Manager, Rich Elkins. All county, city and town review officers were invited to this training. Participants were informed of the benefits of accepting electronic maps. Not only will this substantially increase the quality of our map images online, it will also speed up the process of recordings and essentially get maps recorded days in advance. Iredell County Register of Deeds Assistants, Kristen Maiwald and Sharon Ladd, began working alongside professional land surveyor Timothy Guisewhite in an attempt to fully understand the electronic process. Mr. Guisewhite assisted with sending mock plats electronically while staff worked with the various vendors to ensure the system and settings were set up correctly. As a result of staff keeping up with modern technology made available through continued training and development opportunities, the implementation of this service has been successful. It has increased the overall efficiency for accepting and recording surveys in Iredell County. As the Register, I want to publicly commend my staff members for their dedication to making this office one of the top Register of Deeds offices in the State. If any surveyors have questions regarding how to get set up for electronic recording, please reach out to our office at (704) 872-7468.
Renee L. Holland
Iredell County Register of Deeds