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The discharge and release of the record of a deed of trust is a procedure that is usually carried out as a matter of routine by the trustee, the grantor, or lender, and the register of deeds. This bulletin reviews the different ways that deeds of trust may be canceled of record and discusses the problems and questions that may arise in the cancellation process.
Since 1997, North Carolina law has required that any plat to be presented to the register of deeds first be reviewed and certified by a county review officer, unless the plat is of a type that is the subject of a statutory exception from review. This bulletin describes the requirements for review officer approval and addresses some common misconceptions.