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About County Clerk's Office

Hours of Operations
Monday thru Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Recordings Accepted until 4:00PM

The Chemung County Clerk's office is responsible for recording and filing a wide range of documents for clients residing within Chemung County. These documents include deeds, mortgages, federal tax liens, civil actions, Universal Commercial Codes (UCCs), judgments, lis pendens and miscellaneous records. In addition, DBAs (Doing Business As), partnerships, Certificates of Incorporations and military discharges are also filed here. The office processes over 1000 document pages daily.

The Clerk's office also does efiling through New York State Court's electronic filing (NYSCEF) 7/2019 eRecording documents.

Most information is now available for retrieval on computers that reside in the County Clerk's Office for fast and convenient retrieval. The following list shows the records that are available on the computer along with the year the information was computerized.  Documents can be retrieved from the Landex website for a minimal fee.

Federal Tax Liens: All
UCCs: 1996 to present
Miscellaneous Records: 1992 to present
Judgments: 1992 to present
Deeds:  7/31/1967 to present
Mortgages: 1970 to present
Lis Pendens: 1998 to present
DBAs: 1996 to present
Partnerships: 1996 to present
Corporations: 1994 to present
Civil Records: 1994 to present
Delinquent Taxes: 1998 to present
Consolidated Liens: 7/2000 to present
Building Loan Contracts: 9/2000 to present

Beginning in September of 2000, the Chemung County Clerk's office began scanning documents that it receives in the office. Convenience and accuracy for the abstractors and public alike.

NOTE: When mailing documents for processing please do not assemble document with binding or staples that cannot be removed and replaced.