Public Records Program
The Department’s Public Records area serves as the State Trust land’s information and records center. The Public Records area assists and instructs the public and other interested parties in the retrieval of the Department’s computerized records, interpretation of State land title documentation, and accessing microfiche records and case files as each relates to individual research subjects.
There are approximately 52,000 public inquires received in the Public records area annually. Functions performed in this area include but are not limited to: document reproduction; case file maintenance, access, and retrieval; providing application and permit forms; issuance of recreational permits; providing access to computerized records pertaining to application status, current land use, and title & land use history; assistance in determining the location of State Trust lands applied for through use of Surface Management maps; and telephonic inquiries.
There are approximately 10,000 acres of State Trust land researched daily, or over 2,000,000 acres annually.
The Public Records Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is located on the 1st Floor, 1616 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007, phone 602 542-4631. Inquiries may also be made by sending email to [email protected]
Land Information, Title and Transfer Division
Arizona State Land Department
1616 W. Adams
Phoenix, AZ 85007
State Trust Land
Information & Records Center