Essex County Land Records (New Jersey)

Search for Essex County, NJ land records. Land records include land deeds, mortgages, land grants, liens, foreclosures, titles, easements, oil and gas leases, property ownership history, and prior selling prices.


Essex County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Essex 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 Essex County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Belleville Zoning Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Zoning Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4012

Caldwell Building Department Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Caldwell Zoning Caldwell NJ 141 Gould Avenue 07006 973-228-6415

East Orange Planning Department East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5140

Fairfield Township Building Department Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2730

Fairfield Township Zoning Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2729

Glen Ridge Building Department Glen Ridge NJ 825 Bloomfield Avenue 07028 973-748-8444

Irvington Building Department Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6690

Irvington Township Zoning Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-5822

Livingston Building Department Livingston NJ 204 Hillside Avenue 07039 973-535-7961

Livingston Permits Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7953

Millburn Zoning Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7055

Montclair Zoning Montclair NJ 205 Claremont Avenue 07042 973-509-4945

New Jersey State Permits Newark NJ 60 Park Place 07102 609-648-2107

Newark Building Department Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6421

Newark Permits Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3957

Newark Planning Department Newark NJ 1010 18th Avenue 07106 973-733-7516

Nutley Building Department Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4951

Orange Zoning City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4001


Essex County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in %state-abbr%. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Essex County historical land records. These records include Essex 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.

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000


Essex County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Essex County land records, are open to the public. The Essex 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 Essex County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Belleville Township Clerk Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Clerk Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4015

Caldwell Clerk Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4921

Essex Fells Borough Clerk Essex Fells NJ 255 Roseland Avenue 07021 973-226-3400

Fairfield Clerk Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2715

Irvington Clerk Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6677

Livingston Clerk Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7965

Millburn Clerk Millburn NJ 435 Essex St 07041 973-564-7065

Nutley Town Clerk Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4955

Orange City Clerk City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000


Essex County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in %state-abbr%. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Essex 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 Essex 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.

Bloomfield Assessor Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4021

East Orange Assessor East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5105

Fairfield Assessor Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2717

Irvington Assessor Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6684

Newark Assessor Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6566


Essex County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue %state-abbr%. 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 Essex County land records. These Essex 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 Essex County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Bloomfield Tax Collector Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4049

East Orange Tax Collector East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5130

Essex County Board Of Taxation East Orange NJ 50 South Clinton Street 07018 973-395-8525

Fairfield Tax Collector Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2710

Irvington Tax Collector Irvington NJ 109 Civic Square West 07111 973-399-6613

Livingston Tax Collector Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7980

Newark Tax Collector Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-8098

Orange Tax Collector City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4010


Essex County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in %state-abbr%. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Essex 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 Essex County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Essex County Recorder of Deeds Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4960