Recording Fees

State of Vermont Recording Fee Changes for City Clerks Offices

The State of Vermont has set a new series of recording fees that apply to all City Clerk's offices in the State. Effective July 1, 2019, the City of Winooski will implement these changes in our City Clerk's Office. Attorneys, title agents, realtors, researchers, financial institutions, and interested parties - please take note:

Per H.526 - 32 V.S.A. § 1671 (approved by the VT Legislator 2019 session)

Former FeeNew Fee
Document Recording Fees*$10/page$15/page
Property Transfer Tax Return Recording Fees$10/document$15/document
Survey Plot Recording Fees$15/sheet$25/sheet
Certified Copy of Records (no change)$10/page$10/page
Examination of Records (time in vault)$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