Commissioners approved a
"This will tie together a lot of improvements we've been making with tax software, GIS and imagery to really bring us into the 21st century as far as our land record system," commissioner
The fee was approved Thursday as the county moved forward with a Uniform Parcel Identifier system.
A UPI system uses a unique number to identify each land parcel in the county, improving connectivity between county departments that work with real estate records and making it easier for the public to research them.
County officials initially began looking into establishing the system after a visit to
The fee will apply to documents -- such as deeds, mortgages, and easements, for example -- that are filed with the register and recorder.
"We feel this is line with what other counties are charging," said county attorney
In recent years, the county has invested heavily in upgrading the systems that deal with real estate records that are used by several departments and the public.
--In 2011, the county signed a
--In 2012, the county approved
--Last year, the county approved
--In February, the county hired
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