Marriage Ceremonies

The County Recorder can also perform marriage ceremonies at the Stark County Courthouse

  • Ceremony During Office Hours
    • Marriage ceremonies are held at 2:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
    • The couple must arrive at 1:30 pm to complete the marriage license application.
    • Two witness must be provided to sign the the license. The Recorder's Office does not provide witnesses.
    • The fee for Recorder performed ceremonies is $30.00 in addition to $65.00 license fee. ($95.00 cash only)
  • Ceremony After Hours
    • To schedule a ceremony after hours, please schedule directly with the recorder.
    • After hours ceremonies will typically occur Fridays at 12:00 pm, provided the recorder is available. 
    • An appointment must be scheduled to apply for your marriage license during office hours prior to the ceremony.
    • The fee for after hours Recorder performed ceremonies is $100.00 in addition to $65.00 license fee. ($165.00 cash only)
    • Two witnesses will still need to be provided for the ceremony.