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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Cover Sheet or Electronic Synopsis Requirement Effective May 1, 2017

Here is Burlington County Cover Sheet.

In compliance with P.L. 2011, c. 217 (NJSA 46:26A-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. The fee for the coversheet is $10 for documents that are charged a per page fee. The cover sheet is required for flat fee documents but no additional fee is required.  

For customers who record documents in hard copy format via U.S. Mail, express, courier or over the counter - a cover sheet is required. Here is Burlington County Cover Sheet. Please make sure that your documents are submitted with a cover sheet after May 1, 2017. 

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

NJSA 46:26A-5(c ) provides if no electronic synopsis or cover sheet is included an additional fee of $20- for the cost of indexing the document is charged. 

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