Lake County Commmission on Public Records

The Lake County Commission on Public Records deals with issues related to retention and destruction of public records as defined in IC 5-15-5.1-14:

"A public official or agency may not mutilate, destroy, sell, loan, or otherwise dispose of any government record, except under a record retention schedule or with the written consent of the commission."

Please note that we DO NOT provide copies of public records to the public.

These departments provide information as follows:

  1. Assessor: Property and Tax Records
  2. Clerk: Court Records, Traffic Tickets and Marriage Records
  3. Health Dept: Birth Records, Death Certificates
  4. Plan Commission: Licenses and Permits
  5. Recorder: Deeds, Mortgages, Liens, Releases, Leases, Articles of Incorporation, Assumed Business Names, Military Discharges, Subdivision Plats, UCC's (Uniform Commercial Code filings)
  6. Treasurer: Tax payments, receipts


More information at website

Our Team

Board Members


Marissa J. McDermott

Judge, Lake Circuit Court

(219) 755-3488


Peggy Holinga Katona

Lake County Auditor


Gina Pimentel

Secretary (Lake County Recorder)

(219) 755-3730


Dr. Teresa A. Eineman

Superintendent, Crown Schools


Allen, Sr.

Kyle W. Allen, Sr.

President, Board of Commissioners

(219) 755-3204


 2293 North Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Phone: (219) 755-3000


Mon - Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST