Tom Hartnett Jr for Register of Deeds

Tom Hartnett Jr. is a 2018 Republican candidate for Charleston County Register of Deeds.

About Register Of Deeds


The Register of Deeds Office records land titles, liens and other documents related to property transactions in Charleston County. The ROD, an elected official, must assure that all recorded documents comply with the requirements of federal and state recording statutes and are available for public review.

Functions: Document Archival, Plat Maintenance, Public Records Maintenance, Real Property Transaction Recording


  • File, index and record deeds, mortgages and miscellaneous property-related records and plats in a variety of formats (including microfilm, digital imaging, hard copy and computer data storage)
  • Record and index financing statements, state and federal tax liens
  • Provide copies of deeds and plats for a fee
  • Collect a recording fee based on all documents recorded
  • Offer on-site information and instructions on how to use record books and microfilm
  • Provide certified true copies of any documents on record in the ROD Office (such as mortgages, powers of attorney or plats)

(From Charleston County Register of Deeds "About the ROD's Office"

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