Fees for MLCs, Redemptions & Releases

Municipal Lien Certificate: For issuance of a certificate of taxes and assessments pursuant to chapter 60 section 23, per parcel, provide a self addressed stamped envelope and a check for:

  1. single-family, two-family or three-family residence: $50.00;
  2. residence for four or more families: $200.00;
  3. commercial, industrial or public utility structure: $300.00;
  4. if no permanent structure: $50.00;

Instrument of Redemption: For issuance of an instrument of redemption of tax title pursuant to chapter 60 sec. 62, provide: $25.00, copy of taking, and proof of payment.

Tax Deferral Release: For issuance of a certificate evidencing payment of a tax deferral lien created pursuant to chapter 59 sec. 5, clause 41A, provide: $25.00, copy of taking, and proof of payment.

Betterment Lien Release: For issuance of a certificate dissolving betterment lien pursuant to chapter 80 sec 12, provide: $25.00, copy of taking, and proof of payment.

Other Releases: For issuance of any other instrument acknowledging payment, abatement, satisfaction, dissolution or assignment of a lien on real estate, provide: $25.00, copy of taking, and proof of payment.

Fees pursuant to the City of Newton’s acceptance of Mass. General Law, chapter 40, section 22F, authorizing the establishment of local fees.