Clinton County Office of the County Clerk  

Sue Ralston - Records Deputy
CLERK'S OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 8-5
Dawn Chapple - DMV Deputy
Phone (518) 565-4700
Fax (518) 565-4718
 


Welcome to the Office of the Clinton County Clerk where you will find online access to records and extensive information about our services. I am extremely honored to serve as your County Clerk and welcome your questions, concerns, and suggestions.
John Zurlo County Clerk

     
  

      
 

RECORDING DOCUMENTS

Deed

  • $40.00 plus $5.00 per page plus required Real Estate Transfer Tax
  • TP584 ($5.00) required
  • RP 5217 required - Fee is $125 for most residential and agricultural properties and $250 for all others (Call for details - 518-565-4700)
  • The County Clerk’s Recording Page  fee of $5.00 is required
Mortgage
  • $40.00 plus $5.00 per page plus required Mortgage Tax of 1%.  
  • The County Clerk’s Recording Page  fee of $5.00 is required
How do I get a copy of a deed, mortgage, satisfaction, judgment or lien?
Go to the search room in the County Clerk’s office where County Clerk personnel will assist you. Copies are 65 cents per page, $1.30 minimum.
How do I obtain a certified copy of one of these documents?
County Clerk personnel will make a copy of the document for a fee of $1.25 per page, $5.00 minimum.
How do I find out the price someone paid for a property?By viewing the deed, you can locate 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.
How do I obtain a sub-division or survey map?
Go to the search room where county personnel will make copies of maps for you at a charge of $6.00 for each map.
Does Clinton County require a Recording or Cover Page?
Yes, all recorded documents in Clinton County require a Recording Page, which is generated in house.  Include this Recording Page fee of $5.00 when calculating fees due this office.