2011 ORS § 93.610¹
Separate books for recording deeds and mortgages
  • consolidated index

(1) Separate books shall be provided by the county clerk in each county for the recording of deeds and mortgages. In one book all deeds left with the clerk shall be recorded at full length, or as provided in ORS 93.780 (Place of recording of instrument containing clauses of a mortgage or trust deed) to 93.800 (Matter not to be recorded when accompanying mortgage or trust deed), with the certificates of acknowledgment or proof of their execution, and in the other all mortgages left with the county clerk shall in like manner be recorded. All other real property interests required or permitted by law to be recorded shall be recorded in the records maintained under ORS 205.130 (Recording duties of county clerk) or in records established under any other law.

(2) Counties maintaining a consolidated index shall record deeds and mortgages and index them in the consolidated index in such a manner as to identify the entries as a deed or mortgage record. All other real property interests required or permitted by law to be recorded shall be recorded in the records kept and maintained under ORS 205.130 (Recording duties of county clerk) or in records established under any other law. [Amended by 1969 c.583 §1; 1987 c.586 §21; 1999 c.654 §9]