Land Records

Land Records Online

The Town Clerk's Office now offers access to its land records 24 hours a day. Please click here.

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Electronic Recording


The Town of East Hampton is accepting electronic recordings including deeds. Please click here to access the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services online portal when filing a deed to electronically file the required real estate conveyance forms.

The town has contracted with the following vendors for this service:
eRecording Partners - online portal
Corporation Service Company - online portal
Simplifile - online portal

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
Surcharges

Each transfer reportable to State

$2.00

If current mailing address of grantee not given in any deed conveying title to real estate

$5.00

If names of those executing, witnessing and acknowledging are not typed or printed under signature.

$1.00

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):

Any document

$10.00 each                                                   

Any Map

$20.00 each

Maps of subdivisions of 3 or more parcels

$30.00 each

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

$2.00 each

Copies of maps, surveys

Actual cost of reproduction

For certifying maps

$2.00 each

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 electronically, in person or via mail. Documents must have original signatures. 

Mail-a-map street maps of this town can viewed here.