You may make reduced copies of recorded deeds on the coinoperated photocopy machines located in the office of the county clerk, market yard, 33 mechanic street, freehold, nj 07728. By accessing this database, i agree to indemnify and hold harmless union county, the union county recorder s office and its employees from all claims, demands, actions, cause of action, suits, damage costs, injuries, fees, attorney fees and liability, as may be occasioned by the inclusion of inaccurate or incomplete propertyfinancial. The office of recorder of deeds is responsible for recording documents related to property. Nov 30, 2017 the recorder of deeds division is responsible for the recording, filing, imaging, retrieval and maintenance of deeds, mortgages, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to real estate that are filed in northampton county. New jersey counties charge for recording of official documents this calculator can help you determine how much these fees will cost. In new jersey, real property can be transferred from one party to another by executing a quitclaim deed. The recorder of deeds is an agent for the department of revenue with the collection of realty transfer tax. The union county clerk office will continue to offer all property recording services during normal hours. One of the county clerks most important and longstanding functions is the recording of legal documents associated with the buying and selling of property, such as mortgages and deeds, and other documents affecting real estate. Union county recorder 1820present in 1803, the ohio general assembly moved to retain the office of recorder, perpetuating the recorder s functions which began in the northwest territory during the 1790s.
The written amount must match the numerical amount on all deeds and mortgages. Documents recorded in the office consist of, but are not limited to, deeds, mortgages, releases, easements rightsofway, subdivisions, and restrictions. Quitclaim deeds are identifiable by the word release in the granting clause, and they function to terminate whatever interest the grantor holds at the time of the transfer n. Deeds, mortgages, and assignments should indicate the propertys county and state. Neither union county nor the union county clerk shall incur a liability for errors or omissions with respect to the information provided in the index. New jersey index of county recording cover sheet and announcement. This site facilitates secured electronic recording of land record documents with multiple counties in.
The county clerks office is known as the keeper of the records and is one of the oldest offices in the state of new jersey. It also serves as the official recorder of realestate documents for the county maintaining records of deeds, plats, etc. Any person can locate a document on record with the county clerk via a computer index and can immediately call up the image on the monitor or print out. Union county clerks office has expanded erecording. You are not on the union county official website, you are on, a private website that is not affiliated with any government agency. This historic election makes him the first county clerk in new jersey state. Union county clerks office has expanded e recording. Effective may 1, 2017, a cover sheet or an electronic synopsis will be required with all land documents submitted for recording. The office of the county clerk is responsible for the filing and recording of all documents affecting real property ownership and transfer within somerset county, including deeds, mortgages, and their related documents, as well as tax liens. Thank you for visiting the union county recorder s office web site.
Periodically, the list will be updated with additional counties. Please click on the below county name to connect to the individual county s record search website. The register of deeds office provides a standardized, permanent record of real estate ownership and transfers in union county. The clerk also provides the jury pool for grand jury and civil and criminal.
Filing fee schedule hudson county clerk, new jersey. Registration of deeds and mortgages fees camden county, nj. Therefore, keeper of the records is an appropriate description of the clerk who spends 60% of his time recording and filing important papers on the behalf of gloucester county citizens. All checks submitted for payment must be in the correct amount. The electronic filing convenience fee is no longer being charged as of march 8, 2019 pursuant to court order entered by the hudson county superior court in the case captioned new jersey land title association v. Union county courthouse, 2 broad street, elizabeth, nj 07207. These records include deeds, mortgages, judgments, and other land attachments. Please see this letter from county clerk ann grossi for more information regarding the cover sheet requirement. Union county clerk joanne rajoppi advises union county voters that the june 2 primary election has been rescheduled to tuesday, july 7, by order of new jersey governor phil murphy. On acceptance of your deed by the county clerks office, it is validated with an instrument number, date, time, book and page number, total number of pages and the fee. All documents submitted for recording with incorrect feesover or under amount will be returned for correct fee.
Many historical records are recorded in the county clerks office dating back to 1686, the year that gloucester county was incorporated. Hudson county clerk, new jersey hudson county clerk. The following fee schedule applies to all services in the county clerks office. We exemplify accountability to you by providing courteous, prompt, professional service in compliance with the new jersey. Book and page numbers of mortgages must appear on all documents that refer back to an original mortgage. Please click on the below county name to connect to the individual countys record search website.
The goal of the union county clerks office is to efficiently and effectively perform as clerk of the circuit and county courts, clerk to the board of county commissioners, recorder and guardian of public records, treasurer, auditor and custodian of all county funds. Our office records deeds, deeds of trust, cancellations, plats, assumed names, powers of attorney and other miscellaneous documents related to real estate. Deq suspends certain fees and requirements to expedite flood recovery. Below is a list of participating counties that provide online records search. This office houses a records room that is open to the public. Deeds and mortgages are filed along with notice of settlement, irs liens, institutional liens, foreclosures and street vacations. Junior maldonado was elected as hudson county clerk to a five year term november, 2017 and will serve until december 31, 2022. To search for a property by address, please contact the tax assessors office at 704283. Pike county recorder of deeds pike county, pennsylvania. Important there are new fees effective jan 1, 2020 click for details. Information is also recorded as it pertains to notaries and public and elected county officers.
Also dont forget to check our recorders document reference manual for recording requirements, recording fees and much more. All other published records you can search from 10011996 to present. Our office records deeds, deeds of trust, cancellations, plats, assumed names, powers of attorney and other miscellaneous documents related to. These documents are preserved in the record room, an area of the office that is open to interested citizens, attorneys, title searchers. As mercer county clerk i am continuing operations for timely recording of your documents via erecording through. Probate records created after 1852 are held by the union county, new jersey genealogy probate court. Property record search recording documents fee schedule filing a map passaic county land records vault 77 hamilton street basement, across from the cafeteria paterson, nj 07505 directions vault 973 881 4785 map room 973 881 4791 fax 973 881 8394 open monday friday 8 00am 4 15pmland recordsin passaic county, the county clerk s office is the official repository of all documents. The purpose of the recorder of deeds is to ensure the accuracy of hudson county property and land records and to preserve their continuity. Open public records search system monmouth county, new. In some counties, deeds and mortgages are filed by a county register of deeds. The hudson county registers office, located in jersey, new jersey is a centralized office where public records are recorded, indexed, and stored in hudson county, nj. If you apply for the passport book and passport card at the same time, you only pay this fee once. Anyone can access the information contained in the register of deeds office.
Documents found in this office include, but not limited to, deeds, mortgages, satisfaction of mortgage, releases, subdivision plans, agreementseasements, highway maps and secured transactions. He was sworn into office january, 2018 by governor phil murphy. All public records county commissioners minutes, resolutions and orders and all property transactions deeds, mortgages, and assignments are. There is 1 recorder of deeds per 426,674 people, and 1 recorder of deeds per 350 square miles the state of new jersey is ranked 46th in recorders of deeds per capita, and 6th in recorders of deeds per square mile. All checks shall be payable to union county recorder of deeds. The county clerks office assists residents in obtaining u. Cash, check or money order to gloucester county clerk. The county recorder s primary responsibility is the recording of all deeds, mortgages, and conveyances of lands and buildings lying within the county. Search union county, new jersey county clerks office records for deeds, mortgages, liens, uccs, foreclosures, and other recorded documents land records.
The county clerk is referred to as a constitutional officer, elected by the voters of the county for a five year term. Essex county register of deeds and mortgages as a tax payer. E recording county cover sheet land records filing a map property search office of the county clerk registry division 401 grand street room 1 paterson, new jersey 07505 tel 973 881 4777 fax 973 357 1046 open monday friday 8 30am 4 15pmcounty recordingone of the county clerk s most important and longstanding functions is the recording of legal documents associated with the buying. We are pleased you are visiting this site which contains information recorded into the official land records of union county, new jersey from june 1, 1977 through april 22, 2020. We keep accurate land records that are current, legible and easily accessible. Essex county register of deeds and mortgages as a tax. The use of any device not provided by the county or this office which can be used to duplicate the image of a public record maintained in this office is prohibited. Passaic, middlesex, bergen, hudson, union, essex, somerset, mercer or camden. General recording fees cumberland county clerks office. The office affects any person who has owned, owns or sold property in the county as well as resides in the county. Recording and filing fees are set by the state of new jersey. Union county recorder 1820present in 1803, the ohio general assembly moved to retain the office of recorder, perpetuating the recorders functions which began in the northwest territory during the 1790s. Abstract to tax assessor deeds for indexing any recorded. The purpose of the recorder of deeds is to ensure the accuracy of union county property and land records and to preserve their continuity.
Initially appointed by the associate judges of the common pleas court, the county recorder became an elective position in 1829. The clerk also provides the jury pool for grand jury and civil and criminal trials. This office is responsible for all the civil and criminal affairs and filings made in the union county superior court. The new date will also impact deadlines leading up to election day. There are 21 recorders of deeds in new jersey, serving a population of 8,960,161 people in an area of 7,353 square miles. Real property recordings monmouth county, nj clerk. The records room is open to any interested citizen, attorney, title searcher, or historian for their research, reference, or study. All mortgages recorded since 111949, and unsatisfied mortgages recorded between 1752 and 111949. Below is a list of all such documents and their associated fees. Morris county does not collect any fees to fund a homeless trust fund. Deeds recorded since 1752, when the county was first formed. Probate and estateadministration filings, guardianship and adoption records, and minutes of the orphans courts are filed in the surrogates offices.
Documents are processed through the use of a standalone computerized recording system and are assigned a volume and page. About land records and deeds in new jersey deeds, mortgage documents, easements, liens, powers of attorney, and other document recordings are managed by the county clerks office in each new jersey county. As the county clerk i am pleased to acquaint you with the broad range of services and functions our office performs. The register of wills has jurisdiction of the probate of wills and grant of letters to a personal representative of a decedent who resided in tioga county. Records and forms office of the ocean county clerk.
From the recording and filing of all land transactions within the 21 municipalities of our county to. The county clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining records for real property in union county. The clerks office maintains all property transactions. The entire document is imaged and microfilmed, and the original returned to the party designated at the time of recording, usually the purchaser or attorney. The county clerks office, established under the constitution of new jersey, maintains copies of all documents affecting real property since its incorporation in 1838. You can come in to access all records, but the register of deeds website only has deeds from 1993 and plats from 1842 available. To search our online document index and images click here to search public records. Welcome to the union county clerks online public land records search page.
Our office preserves and records property transactions for all 22 municipalities within the county. Registry division fees assignment of rents and leases 45 for the 1st page, 10 each additional page. Thus, it should not be assumed that a cover sheet which applies in one county may be used in another. Thank you for your interest regarding the essex county register of deeds and mortgages office information and procedures. No outofstate checks will be accepted for the processing fee. A cover sheet is now required with all land documents submitted for recording. Certified copy 10 for the first page, 2 each additional page construction lien, notice of unpaid balance, lien claim, construction lien amendment 15. Please use the report broken link form if any of the above resources do not connect. In light of this, the county of mercer is closed as of march 17, 2020, per order of mercer county executive brian m.
Only legible documents capable of being clearly scanned will be acceptable for recording. The following page will give you the web location for the cover sheet from each county. From 1797 or the creation of the county, probate records were held by the court of common pleas. Union county recorder of deeds elizabeth, nj address. A copy of every deed and mortgage recorded since 1637 is on file in the registers office. Larger county clerks offices may have separate recording divisions. Our office is the official land records office for all real estate located in union county. County requirements of cover sheets and new recording fees. The lebanon county recorder of deeds office is a member of proda pennsylvania recorder of deeds association. There is 1 recorder of deeds per 426,674 people, and 1 recorder of deeds per 350 square miles. County requirements of cover sheets and new recording fees the new jersey legislature enacted on january 17, 2012 an act concerning title recordation and revising various parts of the statutory law. Documents recorded in the office consist of, but are not limited to, deeds, mortgages, releases, easements rights of way, subdivisions, and restrictions.
The state of new jersey is ranked 46th in recorders of deeds per capita, and 6th in recorders of deeds per square mile. In addition, all maps and plats of newly laid out villages are recorded and all records from other counties concerning land sales or conveyances which affect titles in the county are transcribed. Naturalizations prior to 1948 were granted by the former courts of common pleas and by other courts. Welcome to the county clerks property records online public records search page. Passports for identification and foreign travel, administers oaths to notaries public and other officers, provides vendor licenses to veterans and exempt firefighters and records veterans military discharges. The land document index that you can search by is provided as a public service for your convenience. Our mission is to facilitate efficient recording of land records with various counties in the state of new jersey in accordance with the state of new jersey and individual county requirements. You can submit an application for copies, or visit the new jersey county recording website for more information. The union county recorder of deeds, located in elizabeth, new jersey is a centralized office where public records are recorded, indexed, and stored in union county, nj.859 1414 61 1273 63 357 934 487 1515 62 1289 576 35 256 19 1160 88 1123 1542 178 277 1523 1055 1634 765 401 1129 1152 278 816 7 1205 1098 1561 603 1524 369 98 797 1328 1203 1402 431 1393