Land Records

Our office is responsible for the recordation of all Land Record Documents.

Recording Fees

The fee is $60.00 for the first page; $5.00 for each additional page of that document.

Nominee (MERS) fees are $159.00 for Releases and Assignments (when the Nominee is the Releasor/Grantor), and $159.00 plus $5.00 for each additional page for other Nominee (MERS) recordings.

Conveyance Fees

There is a $2.00 conveyance fee for any deed with a consideration of $2,000.00 or more.

Local conveyance tax for the Town of Middlefield is 0.0025 x consideration paid.

No deed or permanent easement will be recorded without the State of Connecticut Real Estate Conveyance Tax Form (OP-236).

Map Fees

Recording site plans, easements, boundary maps, etc. are $10.00;  a subdivision map (must be signed off by the P&Z Chairman) is $20.00.

PA 09-144

This act required owners of foreclosed properties to maintain specified standards. This must either be registered with the Town Clerk or MERS. The form must be filled out and a fee of $100.00 must accompany it.


Copies of land records are $1.00 per page.  Copies of maps are $1.00 per page; full-size copies are $5.00.

Certified copies are $1.00 per page and a $2.00 fee for certification.


View the Certificate of Change of Name Form (PDF).

View the PA 09-144 Registration Form (PDF).