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  LAND RECORDS INFORMATION
 

The Rockland County Clerk files and records land-related legal documents, such as mortgages, deeds, satisfactions, and assignments. To be recorded, all documents must be originals, in recordable form, legible, signed and notarized. For further information or to download forms, review our Land Records FAQ’s, or call us at (845) 638-5069.


  1. How do I get a copy of a deed, mortgage, satisfaction of mortgage, judgment or lien?
  2. How do I get a certified copy of one of these documents?
  3. How do I find out the price someone paid for a property?
  4. How do I get a subdivision map?
  5. How do I get a survey map of an individual plot?
  6. How do I find out if property is located in a flood zone?
  7. Where can I find other links or download forms?

  1. How do I get a copy of a deed, mortgage, satisfaction of mortgage, judgment or lien?
    Go to the Land Records Information Desk in the search room of the Rockland County Clerk’s Office, Rockland County Courthouse, 1 South Main Street, Suite 100, New City, New York 10956-3549, Telephone (845)638-5069. There is a .50 per page copy charge. Unofficial copies may be obtained at www.rocklandcountyclerk.com free of charge. If you do not have any esearch account with us, click "Sign in as Guest" to search our records. Alternatively, you may create an eSearch account by following the instructions on our website.
  2. How do I get a certified copy of one of these documents?
    Make a copy of the document in the presence of County Clerk personnel, who will initial the document. Bring the document to the Land Records Counter to have it certified, at a fee of $1.25 per page, $5 minimum.
  3. How do I find out the price someone paid for a property?
    By viewing the deed, you can locate the purchase price in one of two ways. On the document's cover sheet, the deed amount will be listed a the purchase amount, or take the transfer tax and use the following formula:
    Purchases before 5/82 - Transfer Tax divided by 1.10 times 1000.
    Purchases after 5/82 - Transfer Tax divided by 4.00 times 1000.
  4. How do I get a subdivision map?
    You can request a map by filling out a Map Order Slip at the Reproduction Department, located in the rear of the search room. Orders placed 9:00 a.m. —11:00 a.m. will be ready by 12:00 noon. Orders placed 11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. will be ready at 4:00 p.m.
    Orders placed 3:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. will be ready by 12:00 noon the next day. There is a $5 charge for each map.
  5. What are the requirements for filing subdivision maps?
    Permanent ink on linen or Mylar.
    Planning Board signature within 60 days.
    Actual Licensed Land Surveyor’s seal or stamp (not a copy) and certification: “We hereby certify that this subdivision plat was prepared by us and was made from an actual survey completed by us on _________(date)”.
    Surveyor’s signature and license number (original signature, not a copy) can only be signed by a L.S., L.S.&P.E. NOT just P.E.
    (P.E.= Professional Engineer, L.S.= Land Surveyor)
    Conflict clause: “This plat does not conflict with the county official map, and has been approved in the manner specified in Section 239n of the General Municipal Law when applicable.”
    More than four lots must be endorsed by the Health Department.
    Size: Minimum: 8 ½” X 11”, Maximum: 34” X 44”
    Letters from the County Commissioner of Finance and Receiver of Taxes of the town or village, stating that the taxes have been paid.
    Approval letter from the Real Property Tax Services (Dept of Finance)
    Must have endorsement by Drainage Dept.Filing fee: $10.00, Copy of filed map: $5.00 for each copy
  6. How do I get a survey map of an individual plot?
    Maps of individual plots are not filed in this office and are therefore unavailable.
  7. How do I find out if property is located in a flood zone?
    Unofficial flood zone maps are located in the search room. See Information Desk personnel for assistance. For additional information contact the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation at 518-402-8185
  8. Where can I find other links or download forms?
    TP-584
    RP-5217
    Land Record Requirements and Fees
    Printable  Map  Form