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All transactions involving land situated in Stamford must be recorded in the Town Clerk's Office. 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 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The basic fees for land recording and copies are as follows:
$60.00 First Page
|Copy of Document||$1.00 per page|
|For Certifying Documents||$2.00 each|
|Copies of Maps, surveys||Cost of reproduction|
|Any Map||$20.00 each|
Maps of subdivisions of three or more parcels
- Local and State conveyance taxes are due and payable when recording the document. An additional $2.00 fee is required when there is consideration exceeding $2,000.00.
- City conveyance tax for Stamford is .0035 of Sales Price (Up to $999,999.99).
- Effective December 1, 2014, the local real estate conveyance tax will increase to the rate of one half of one percent ( .0050) of the consideration for the interest in real property conveyed at the above amount of $1,000,000.00.
- All closings of real estate prior to December 1, 2014 will remain at the previous conveyance rate of thirty five one hundredths of one percent.
Any MERS recordings of Mortgages, Release or Assignments require $159.00 for the first page.
(fee -$750.00 for 2 years)