Any and all transactions involving land located in the City of Bridgeport must be recorded in the Town Clerk’s Office. This includes, deeds, mortgages, attachments, tax liens, judgments, maps, floor plans, probate certificates, death notices, variances and all other legal documents pertaining to land use and transfers. The Town Clerk records, and keeps permanent documentation and indices of all transactions. These records are open to the public.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not look up any information over the phone. That includes any recording information or book and page numbers. Requests for any information must be made in writing via the United States Postal Service or other couriers. We will not accept faxes or e-mail requests.
You can now search land records online. Visit: Connecticut Land Records Online
The fee schedule for recording and copies is as follows:
Warranties, Quit Claims, Executor's Deeds, Administrator's Deeds (Any Deed that transfers property)
$60.00 for the first page, $5.00 for each additional page or portion, $2.00 transfer fee for sales from $2,000.00 and over.
- Copies of Documents $1.00 per page
- Certifying of Documents $2.00 each
- Maps $20.00 each
- Maps of Subdivisions $30.00 each
Additional Fee Increases
Liquor Permit Filing: $20.00
Notary Public Oath & Commission: $20.00
Notary Public Character Certification: $5.00
Please be aware that the filing fees and registration fees increased effective July 1, 2018.
Be aware that this applies regardless of the execution date of the document.
Please refer to PA 13-247 and PA 18-136 for further information.
Assignment of Mortgage (Nominee is the Assignor-Grantor), and
Release of Mortgage (Nominee is the Releasor-Grantor): $159.00 flat fee
All other document types (e.g. Mortgage) (includes MERS as Grantee on Assignments and Releases): $159.00 for first page and $5.00 for each additional page.
Note that all Local Conveyance Taxes are due and payable when recording the document. Also, note that the Local conveyance tax is now at the rate of .005% effective 4/21/03.
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Charles D. Clemons, Jr.
City Hall Room 122
45 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604