Manchester, Connecticut

Land Records

ANNOUNCEMENT

Land Record Notice:

The Town Clerk's Office strives to maintain the highest level of quality and accuracy for Land Records.  In order to help the Office retain this level of quality and accuracy, we would greatly appreciate any Land Record transactions be completed no later than 4:45pm.

This request is to ensure that the Office's land record recording procedure can be completed by the close of our business day while also maintaining the quality, accuracy and availability of the documents to the public.

We thank you for your understanding and acquiescence.


Land Records Portal

New OP-236 Conveyance Form (fillable)

Land Records

There are many different records that can be found in the Town Clerk’s Office
including Land Records & Maps. Land Records and Maps are permanent records
and  are accessible to the public. Copies of these documents can be obtained in
accordance with Statutory and Freedom of Information laws.

Land Records such as copies of Deeds, Mortgages and Maps dating back to 1823
are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.  This information can be found in both
paper and digital form.  In the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year, the Town Clerk’s office
processed over 7,000 Land Records.

Land Record and Map indexes from 1965 to date are also available on the Town web
site. There is a subscription service available to view these images and make copies
of the data on a 24/7 basis. For more information click on the Land Record Portal link
above.

LAND RECORD RECORDING FEES (General Statute Sec. 7-34a)
Recording documents - $53.00 first page, $5.00 each subsequent page or portion thereof.

(Public Act 13-247)
Recording Nominee (MERS) - Assignment/Release - $159 flat fee with no additional page fee.
Recording Nominee (MERS) - Other Documents - $159 plus $5 for each additional page.

For a full schedule of Land Record Recording Fees, click on BASIC FEE SCHEDULE

CHANGE OF NAME
If you own property in the town of Manchester and you change your name through marriage or other means you should file a CHANGE OF NAME form on the Land Records.  For your convenience we have
included a link below to a Change of Name form you can use for recording purposes.  The fee schedule
applies.

Link to change of name form