Cover Page Notice

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JEFFREY DUBLIN
REGISTER
LISA PRUSKO
DEPUTY REGISTER

Office of the Hudson County

REGISTER

HUDSON COUNTY PLAZA
257 Cornelison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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TEL (201) 395-4760

FAX(201)395-4766

NOTICE

Dear Recorder

Cover Sheet or Electronic Synopsis Requirement Effective May  1, 2017:

In compliance with P.L.2011, c.217 { NJSA46:26A-5 } a cover sheet or an electronic synopsis will  be required with all land documents submitted for recording. This requirement  becomes effective on May 1, 2017.

Customers who record documents in hard copy format via U.S. Mail, express, courier or over the counter must have an attached cover sheet. The cover sheet is considered your first page, you can find a copy below.

$20.00 Additional Fee Will Be Charged for Documents Submitted Without a Cover Sheet:

NJSA46:26A-5{c} provides if no electronic synopsis or cover sheet is included an additional fee of $20.00 for the cost of indexing the document is charged.

Escrow Account Customers: Who submit land documents after May 1, 2017 without the required cover sheet will have their recording accounts debited the additional $20.00 fee per  document.

Customers paying by check: Those who submit land documents after May 1, 2017 without the required cover sheet or fee will have their unrecorded documents returned with a letter  requesting the additional fee. Please see fee schedule for acceptable payment methods.

eRecording Customers who are Compliant with the Cover Sheet/Electronic Synopsis Requirements:

For those customers who electronically record documents, a coversheet/electronic synopsis is an  integrated part of the document submitted. There is no further requirement for customers who eRecord. If you are not currently an eRecording customer and you would like to register for an  eRecording account in Hudson County please contact us.

Jeffrey Dublin

Hudson County Register