Town of Essex, Massachusetts, 01929
Municipal Liens
How do I request a municipal lien?

You may request a municipal lien certificate in writing with a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the property address and present owner, plus the fee of twenty-five dollars.


How much will it cost and how long does it take?

The cost for a municipal lien certificate is $25.00.  Turnaround time is approximately twenty days per MGL 60 Section 23.