Recording at the Registry of Deeds

Office Information
Middlesex County Registry Of Deeds - Southern District
208 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: 617-679-6300
Weekday Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Zoning Board of Appeals Procedure
The following documents from Town Hall should be taken for recording:
  • 2 Certificates of Town Clerk, stamped by the Town Clerk
  • Copy of the Minutes/Decision of the Case, stamped by the Town Clerk
Conservation Commission Procedure
The following documents from Town Hall should be taken for recording:
  • Original Order of Conditions.
Planning Board Procedure
The following documents from Town Hall should be taken for recording:
  • Certificate of Town Clerk
  • Certificate of Action, Special Permit/Site Plan Approval
  • Site Plan(s) specified in the Certificate of Action
Required Filing
It is required that proof of recording of documents (PDF) (i.e., stamped receipt or stamped document) must be filed immediately with the appropriate board.

Instrument Numbers

The Planning Board requires the instrument number for the site plan and instrument numbers for documents.

Directions
View a directional map via MapQuest to find directions to the Registry of Deeds.