The County Clerk’s Office will be closed on Friday, Dec. 15 between 12:30 and 2 p.m. for a staff holiday celebration. If you plan to visit us on the 15th, we respectfully ask that you please work around that time frame, if at all possible.
Thank you in advance, and Happy Holidays to you and yours.
Sussex County Clerk Jeff Parrott and his entire staff want to say “Thank You” to our veterans for their service and sacrifice.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Sussex County Clerk’s Office is offering our Veterans and their immediate family members a complimentary passport photo when applying for a U.S. Passport through our office during the entire month of November.
Proof of Veteran status must be presented and family members must accompany the Veteran at time of application.
Want to know what New Jersey’s candidates for Governor have in store for you?
The NJ Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-37, allows candidates for the office of Governor to provide a statement, not exceeding 500 words, to assist the voters of this State in making their determination among the candidates. Click the following link to view the statements that were submitted: 2017 Gubernatorial Statements
Please read the following Information Regarding Changes to the New Jersey County Clerks’ Recording Law:
Effective May 1, 2017 all land recordings in New Jersey must be accompanied by a cover sheet issued by the county in which the document is being recorded. The new cover sheet contains mandatory indexing fields which are to be completed by the submitter.
The cover sheet is part of the submitted land record.
The recording cover sheet will be included in the calculation of recording fees for documents with booking and paging fees ONLY. There is no additional fee when recording flat fee instruments.
Failure to submit a cover sheet with any land recording* (including flat fee instrument types) will result in a $20.00 indexing charge per N.J.S.A 46:26A-5.
Click this link for Sussex County’s Recording Cover Page . The form is a fillable PDF. It is important to note that the cover sheet is specific to the county where the document is being recorded.
Please contact the Sussex County Clerk’s Office at 973-579-0900 if you need further information regarding the submission of the recording cover sheet or any other questions regarding these recording changes. Thank you.
*Note: The following document types are exempt from the cover sheet requirement: Military Discharges, Maps, and Trade Name Certificates.
Jeffrey M. Parrott Sussex County Clerk
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