Recorder's Office

Physical Address:

1000 5th St N
Carrington, ND 58421

Mailing Address:

PO Box 76
Carrington, ND 58421

Phone: (701) 652-2491

Fax: (701) 652-2173

The Foster County Recorder is an elected position with a four year term. The current Foster County Recorder is Lynelle Lyman-Hoppe. She was elected in 2002.

As the Recorder she performs the following duties:

  • Recording of legal documents according to specifications of North Dakota statutes as set forth in the North Dakota Century Code
  • Maintaining and preserving an archival copy of those records for public use
  • Issues marriage licenses
  • Provides passport applications
  • Administrating and policy functions of the Recorder’s Office
  • Do and perform all acts not enumerated in this section which the recorder is required to do by law (see Chapter 11-18: County Recorder.)

Up until August of 2001 the Recorder was known as the Register of Deeds.

Lynelle Lyman-Hoppe
(701) 652-2491

Lisa Scanson
Deputy Recorder
(701) 652-2491


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