Required Fee

The minimum required fee for the Public Trustee’s office to execute and record a Request for Release of Deed of Trust is $28.00.  

Fee Breakdown

 •Public Trustee Fee: $15

•Recording Fee: $13 for the first page (an additional $5.00 for each additional page of the same document.)

Payment Methods

 Please make checks payable to the Routt County Public Trustee for the entire amount of the fee. At this time, we are unable to accept payment with a credit or debit card.

Why do I have to pay a fee? The Public Trustee's Office is funded by user fees that are set by Colorado Revised Statutes. No tax money is used by this office.

A prepaid addressed envelope in which to return the original note and Deed of Trust along with the recorded Release. 

A $30.00 non-sufficient funds/returned payment fee is passed on to all returned payments.