Municipal Lien Certificates

Questions regarding Municipal Lien Certificates please contact Michelle @ 978-420-3644

Q: What is a Municipal Lien Certificate?

A: A municipal lien certificate is a legal document that lists all taxes and assessments minus water and wastewater charges owed on each parcel.

Q: What do I need to provide when requesting a Municipal Lien Certificate?

A: Each request should include Record Owner, Property description, Parcel number and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Q: How long will it take to get a Municipal Lien Certificate?

A: The law allows 10 business days for completion of a Municipal Lien Request.

Q: How much does it cost?
A:

Fees
Single Family, Condo, Two & Three family
$50.00
Residential Land, Foundations
$50.00
Commercial land, Farm/Forest Property, Tax Exempt
$50.00
Four or more units
$100.00
Commercial, Industrial Land/Buildings, Parking Lots
$150.00

 

Q: To whom are checks made payable?

A: Checks are made payable to: 'City of Haverhill'