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​Documents Not Recorded

The Auditor is frequently presented with a request to record documents which should rightfully be filed elsewhere. The following shows where many of these documents properly belong, as well as a reminder that some of the mentioned documents are not to be recorded.  The Federal or State law is cited where applicable. 

 

Document​​

Proper Place

RCW Reference

Abstract of Judgment (Garnishment of Wages of Record upon demand - Public Employee)

County Clerk (see garnishment ​of wages)

4.64.120

Acceptance by Political Corporation

Recordable if attached to conveyance

24.03.015

Abandonment of Fictitious Business Names

County Clerk

 

Affidavit of Completion - City Name Change

Elections, Secretary of State

35.62.021
35.62.060

Affidavit of Right

Courts

4.28.140

Agreement - Hazardous Waste

Dept. of Ecology and/or Health Dept.

70.105.200

Agreement of Merger - National Banks

Federal

 

Alcoholic Beverage License Notice of Intended Transfer

Business License, City or County

66.24.010

Alcoholic Beverage License

 

66.20.160

Annexation - City Certificate of Completion

Elections

35.13

Annexation - Declaration of Final Ordinance

Elections

35.13

Articles of Incorporation - Business Associations

Secretary of State

23.86.055

Articles of Merger

Secretary of State

23.86.230

Bond, Stop Notice

Person served with Stop Notice

60.04.221
39.08.010

Bonded Stop Notice

Construction Lender

60.04.221
39.08.010

Bond - Payment (Public Works)

Contracting public entity

60.04.221
39.08.010

Brand Names

Secretary of State

19.77

Brand (Animal)

State Director of Agriculture

 

Certificate of Limited Partnership

County Clerk, Secretary of State

25.10.100

Chattel Mortgage

Dept. of Licensing, UCC Division

61.16.010

Citizenship/Naturalization Papers

Illegal to record or copy

8 U.S.C. 132A

Conditional Sales Contract

Dept. of Licensing, UCC Division

62A.2-107

Copyrights (literature)

Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress

 

Copyrights (music)

Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress

 

Docked Horses

County Clerk

 

Fictitious Business Name

County Clerk

 

Garnishment of Wages (Public Employees)

Controller, Auditor (Payroll) or other disbursing officer

46.01.010

Notice of Exemption (Environmental Impact Statement)

County Clerk

 

Patents

Commissioners of Patents, Washington DC

 

Payment Bond (Public Works)

Contracting Public Entity

39.08.010

Power of Attorney for Corporate Surety Bonds

County Clerk

 

Preliminary Notice

Property Owner or Original Contractor and Construction Lender

60.04.210

Request for Reconveyance​

Trustee

 

Trademarks

Secretary of State

19.76.060

Stocks/Bonds

DO NOT RECORD

 

Alien Registration

DO NOT RECORD

8 U.S.C. 132A

US Certificate of Citizenship

DO NOT RECORD

8 U.S.C. 132A

US Currency

DO NOT RECORD

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