Linda M. Smith, Registrar
The Registry of Deeds receives, records, and maintains an alphabetically indexed library of land records. The hardcopy land record indexes begin in 1838 and the indexes of plans, plats, and surveys begin in the 1800's. Surveys are referenced by the names of owners, the surveyor, and the town in which the land is located.
The Register of Deeds is an
elected position in
Internet Access: maineregistryofdeeds.com
Click on Maine Registers of Deeds Association (statewide
portal) and select
The index and images go from January 1970 to present and may be viewed free.
If you choose to print @ $.50 per page, there are two options:
Casual users enter credit card information each time they print.
Commercial users pay a monthly $50 subscription fee and enter a code to print.
$16.00 for the first page (which includes a $3.00 surcharge per document).
$ 2.00 for each additional page.
$ 1.00 per name beyond the original four.
$ 2.00 if page must be added for space for recording info by registry.
$13.00 per reference to recorded instrument beyond the first reference.
$ 5.00 per plan copy.
$ 1.00 per page land record photocopies (mailed or fax).
$18.00 per plan (which includes a $3.00 surcharge per plan). We require the original
mylar and one paper copy. If we supply the paper copy the fee is $5.00.
We request that a self-addressed stamped envelope be included when documents are mailed, to facilitate the return of your document following recordation.
The registry staff will prepare photocopies of records to be faxed, mailed, or for pick-up. Having a book and page number enables our staff to more efficiently serve you. We need the name and approximate year of purchase (not map and lot number), if the book and page are unknown.
The registry has an engineering copier and is able to reproduce plans (36" wide maximum).
Please note: We do not do title searches, assist with document preparation, or give legal advice.
Piscataquis Registry of Deeds
Phone: (207) 564-2411
Fax: (207) 564-7708
Linda M. Smith, Register of Deeds
Mary L. Bragg, Deputy Register