The Town Clerk’s office records instruments for property located in East Hampton. The recording fees are as follows:
Land Records (Sec. 7-34a):
- $60.00 for the first page
- $5.00 for each individual page
Public Act 13-247:
Effective July 15, 2013 recording of documents by a nominee of a Mortgagee (MERS) as Grantor or Grantee (except Assignments and Releases of Mortgage where MERS is acting as Grantor):
- $159.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each individual page
Effective July 15, 2013, recording of Releases of Mortgages and Assignments where (MERS) is acting Grantor:
- $159.00 flat fee regardless of pages
Each transfer reportable to State
|If current mailing address of grantee not given in any deed conveying title to real estate|
|If names of those executing, witnessing and acknowledging are not typed or printed under signature.|
Sec. 7-34a(a) & 7-29(b)
- Assignments: $2.00 fee for assignments subsequent to the first two. Multiple assignments are limited to twenty on a single document.
Conveyance Tax (Sec. 12-494):
State - Residential property & unimproved land
.0075 x consideration
Residential dwelling over $800,000
.0075 x $800,000 + .0125 x amount over $800,000
Non-residential except unimproved land
.0125 x consideration
Local - all categories
.0025 x consideration
Filing Fees (Sec. 7-34a):
Maps of subdivisions of 3 or more parcels
Copies, Certified Copies of Land Records, Maps (Sec 7-34a):
Copies of documents (in any format)
$1.00 each page
For use of battery-powered scanner
$20.00 each occasion
For certifying documents
Copies of maps, surveys
Actual cost of reproduction
For certifying maps
For documents transferring title with conveyance consideration, an additional $2.00 is required to cover processing the forms for the State of Connecticut Department of Revenue Services. Every document transferring title must be accompanied by a form OP-236. Click here for electronic Connecticut Department of Revenue Services forms. For more infornation, call the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services at 1800-382-8963 or 1-860-297-5962.
Recordings are accepted either in person or through the mail and must have original signatures.
Mail-a-map street maps of this town can viewed here.
The Town Clerk's Office now offers access to its land records 24 hours a day. Please click here.
The Town of East Hampton is accepting electronic recordings. The town has contracted with the following vendors for this service:
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