Land Records

Land Records

All transactions involving land situated in Stamford must be recorded in the Office of the Town Clerk. This includes, but is not limited to: deeds, mortgages, attachments, liens, judgments, tax liens, assessments, conveyances, maps, planning & zoning, and other miscellaneous legal documents pertaining to land use.

The Town Clerk records and keeps permanent documentation and indexing of all transactions. These Land Records are open for public inspection during normal business hours M-F 8:00am - 3:30pm.

The Basic fee schedule for Land Recording and Copies is as follows:

Recording Documents: $53.00 First Page (as of 7/1/09)*
$5.00 each subsequent page or portion
Copy of Document $ 1.00 per page
For Certifying Documents $ 3.00 each
Copies of Maps, surveys Cost of reproduction
Filing Fees:
Any Map $10.00 each

Maps of subdivisions of three or more parcels

$20.00
 

Note that Local and State Conveyance Taxes are due and payable when recording the document. 
Effective May 29, 2007, the Conveyance Tax for the City of Stamford will be 0.35%.

*as of July 1, 2009 the Land Record fees will increase from $43.00 to $53.00 per Connecticut Public Act . For each document $26.00 will now be collected to fund the Farmland Preservation Fund for the State, $3.00 will go toward Farmland Preservation for the City and $1.00 toward Farmland Preservation Town Clerk Fund.

Search Land Records Online 
  (fee -$750.00 for 2 years)