The Micrographics Unit of the Register of Deeds Office films each page, using 16mm film and a rotary camera, of every document in liber and page order, creating rolls of film containing 1800 to 2200 images on each roll. Film is developed, duplicated and provided in Ektamate cartridges to the
Tract Index Unit. Additional duplicated copies of the film are sold to title companies and other companies who have their own indexing plants. From the film, this unit also provides Tract Index with paper copies for their use in maintaining their mortgage and deed books as well as their computerized mortgage tracking system.
Micrographics also creates photo copies ordered from the
Real Estate Unit and other County departments and are billed out monthly at a rate of $3.50 per page. The cost of filming is billed out to departments on a monthly basis. We also microfilm documents from other Oakland County departments, including