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Filing & Recording Fees

Schenectady County Mortgage Tax is 1.25%
Transfer Tax (Deed Stamps) $4 per thousand
Assumed Name-DBA
To File    ....................................................................................................... $25.00
County Clerk DBA Form    ............................................................................. $ 1.00
To Discontinue    .......................................................................................... No Fee
 
Certify Prepared Copy
Certify a prepared copy $ .50 per page    ...................................................... $5.00 Minimum
Prepare & Certify Copy $1.00 per page    ....................................................... $5.00 Minimum
 
Bail Bond Lien
File (By D.A.).............................................................................................. No Fee
Discharge..................................................................................................... No Fee
Certificate of Discharge (#249 Lien Law)...................................................... $2.50
 
Bonds or Undertakings
To File......................................................................................................... $1.00
To Discharge................................................................................................ $1.00
 
Building Loan Agreement
To File......................................................................................................... $25.00
 
Census
Search & Certificate for each two years searched.......................................... $5.00
 
Commissioner of Deeds
File .............................................................................................................. No fee
County Clerk's Certificate............................................................................. $3.00
 
Copies
Self Service Copies...................................................................................... $.50 per page
Staff Prepared and/or Certified..................................................................... $1.00 per page / Minimum $5.00
To Certify Prepared Copy............................................................................ $.50 per page / Minimum $5.00
Printed Case on Appeal................................................................................ Minimum $1.00 / Maximum $30.00
To Certify..................................................................................................... $.50 per page / Minimum $5.00
Exemplified Copies - in addition to fee preparing........................................... $10.00
 
Corporate Filings & Records
Other than filed by Secretary of State............................................................ $25.00
 
Court Fees
Index number(involving foreclosure or Lis Pendens)....................................... $400.00
Index Number(all other actions).................................................................... $210.00
RJI............................................................................................................... $ 95.00
File Motion or Cross Motion........................................................................ $ 45.00
File Stipulation of Settlement or Voluntary Discontinuance............................. $ 35.00
Note of Issue................................................................................................ $ 30.00
Demand for Jury........................................................................................... $ 65.00
Notice of Appeal.......................................................................................... $ 65.00
Trial De Novo.............................................................................................. $ 75.00
Small Claims Assessment Review (SCAR).................................................... $ 30.00
 
Deeds
Cover Page.................................................................................................. $5.00
Record & Index........................................................................................... $40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page, $.50 for each additional name beyond two
Capital Gains................................................................................................ $5.00
RP5217....................................................................................................... $125.00 residential / $250.00 Commercial
 
Dissolution of Marriage
Certificate to State Health Department.......................................................... $5.00
Notice of Dissolution.................................................................................... $5.00
 
Estate Tax Release
Cover Page.................................................................................................. $ 5.00
Includes Surcharge Plus $5.00 per page........................................................ $40.00
 
Executions
To Satisfy..................................................................................................... No Fee
Farm Name Filing......................................................................................... $2.00
 
Federal Tax Lien
To File.......................................................................................................... $40.00
Discharge...................................................................................................... $40.00
 
Index Number
Action involving a foreclosure or lis pendens.................................................... $400.00
All other actions.............................................................................................. $210.00
 
Judgments
Certificate of Disposition................................................................................. $5.00
Need to file Index # ....................................................................................... $210.00
Discharge by Deposit Pursuant to Court Order................................................ No Fee
Transcript (File).............................................................................................. $10.00
Transcript (To Issue)...................................................................................... $5.00  
File, Record & Index Number........................................................................ $35.00
Notice or Order Canceling.............................................................................. $35.00
 
Maps
File................................................................................................................. $10.00
Copies........................................................................................................... $5.00
Affidavit of Tax Search................................................................................... $5.00
Per Lot Fee (1-3)........................................................................................... $25.00
Per Lot Fee (4-9)........................................................................................... $50.00
Per Lot Fee (10 or more)............................................................................... $100.00
 
Marriage Record
Preparing and Certifying.................................................................................. $5.00
1908-1935 Only, marriage records for other years are with city/town clerks
 
Mechanics Lien
To File........................................................................................................... $15.00
Cancel............................................................................................................ No Fee
Discharge by Payment to Court....................................................................... No Fee
Affidavit of Service......................................................................................... $5.00
 
Military Discharge
To File........................................................................................................... No Fee
Certified Copies............................................................................................. No Fee
 
Mortgages
Cover Page.................................................................................................... $5.00
Record & Index............................................................................................. $40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page
- Plus $.50 for each additional name beyond one
Assignment..................................................................................................... $40.50
- Plus $.50 for each cross reference
- Plus $5.00 per page
Discharge....................................................................................................... $40.50
- Plus $5.00 per page, plus $.50 for each mortgage consolidated
- Plus $.50 for examining assignment therein
- Plus $.50 for each additional name beyond one
 
Notaries
To Renew...................................................................................................... $60.00
Issue Certificate.............................................................................................. $5.00
County Clerk's Certificate............................................................................... $3.00
 
Power of Attorney
Cover Page.................................................................................................... $5.00
Record & Index............................................................................................. $40.00
- Plus $5.00 per page, $.50 for each additional name beyond two
 
Wage Assignment
To File........................................................................................................... $3.00
Satisfaction Of................................................................................................ No Fee
 
Uniform Commercial Code
Original w/o Attachments................................................................................ $40.00
Original w/ Attachments.................................................................................. $40.00
For noting the File Number and date and hour of the filing of the
original upon a copy each page.......................................................................
$1.50
Copies Per Page............................................................................................. $1.50
Search Fee..................................................................................................... $25.00
- Plus $5 per document
Each additional debtor beyond the first............................................................ No Fee
 
Pistol Permit Fees
Original Pistol Permit...................................................................................... $10.00
Dealer in Firearms Original Permit................................................................... $10.00
Dealer in Firearms (Renewal - 2yrs)................................................................ $10.00
Gunsmith Original Permit................................................................................. $10.00
Gunsmith Renewal (Every 2 years).................................................................. $10.00
Duplicate Pistol Permit.................................................................................... $ 5.00
Amendment to Pistol Permit............................................................................ $ 3.00

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Contact Information

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JOHN J. WOODWARD
Schenectady County Clerk

Clerk's Office
Phone 518 388-4220
Fax 518 388-4224

Motor Vehicles
Phone: 518 381-9181
Fax: 518 381-9398


Office Hours

Clerk's Office
Sept. 1 - June 30
8:30am - 4:30pm
Recording until 4:30pm

July and August
9:00am - 4:00pm
Recording until 4pm

DMV Office

8:00am - 3:45pm



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