Vermont recording fees will increase effective July 1, 2019.
Below is a summary of the changes. Please plan accordingly so there is no delay in processing your recordings due to a shortage of fees.
Summary of Vermont Recording Fee Changes
Per H.526 (approved by VT Legislature 2019 session)
32 V.S.A. §1671 Effective: July 1, 2019
|FORMER FEE||NEW FEE|
|Document recording fees||$10/page||$15/page|
|PTTR (Property transfer tax return)||$10/document||$15/document|
|Survey plat recording fees||$15/sheet||$25/sheet|
|Certified copy of records (no change)||$10/page||$10/page|
|Examination of records (vault time)||$2/hour||$4/hour|
* Documents include all items recorded in the land records (deeds, mortgages, assignments, liens, releases, permits)
* Multiple assignments or releases included on one document are charged $15/assignment or release.
Contact the Town Clerk’s office with any questions, 802.775.1662