Land Records

Land Records

What are the fees to record a document?

The fee to record a document is $10.00 for the first page, plus $5.00 for each additional page of the same document, plus $43.00 historical fee per document. Any deeds with a paid sale price, are an additional $2.00 to record. Any type of deed that is recorded requires a completed conveyance tax form with the filing and the necessary conveyance tax fees.

What are the fees to record a nominee document?
Effective July 15, 2013

Nominee is the Grantor - $159.00 flat fee
Nominee is the Grantee - $159.00 plus $5.00 for each additional page of the same document

What are the Conveyance Tax fee rates?

Please refer to the Real Estate Conveyance Tax Return, form OP-236, for the updated tax computation rates. As of July 1, 2007 the Town Conveyance Tax rate is 0.0025 times the total sale price. This town conveyance tax check is made out to the Town Clerk.

What format is required when submitting a document for recording?

Per State Statue 7-24 (f) Each instrument for record shall have a blank margin, that shall be not less than three-fourths of an inch in width, surrounding each page of the instrument. Each such instrument that is to be recorded in the land records shall have a return address and addressee appearing at the top of the front side of the first page of the instrument.

What Are The Town Hall Hours?

Town Hall is open Monday – Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon.