Kent County Land Records (Maryland)


Kent County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in MD. The Building Department maintains Kent County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Kent County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Kent County Planning and Zoning Chestertown MD 400 High Street 21620 410-778-7423


Kent County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in MD. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Kent County historical land records. These records include Kent County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.

Betterton Town Hall Betterton MD 3 3rd Avenue 21610 410-348-5522

Chestertown Hall Chestertown MD 118 North Cross Street 21620 410-778-0500

Galena Town Hall Galena MD 101 North Main Street 21635 410-648-5151

Rock Hall Town Hall Rock Hall MD 5585 North Main Street 21661 410-639-7611


Kent County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in MD. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Kent County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Kent County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.

Kent County Assessment Office Chestertown MD 114 South Lynchburg Street 21620 410-778-1410


Kent County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in MD. These documents, including Kent County land records, are open to the public. The Kent County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Kent County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Kent County Clerk Chestertown MD 103 North Cross Street 21620 410-778-7460


Kent County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in MD. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Kent County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Kent County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Kent County Recorder of Deeds Chestertown MD 103 North Cross Street 21620 410-778-7460


Kent County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue MD. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Kent County land records. These Kent County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Kent County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Office Of The Treasurer, Kent County Chestertown MD 400 High Street 21620 410-778-7478