Suffolk County Clerk Departments & Services

Certificate of Abandonment / Abstract of Abandonment

Note: Two separate documents required for filing.
Certificate of Abandonment
[ ] One original Certificate by Owner
[ ] Four copies of Certificate by Owner
[ ] Additional copy required if property is located in an Incorporated Village
[ ] Must have Town Assessor's approval
[ ] Owner must sign and owner's signature must be acknowledged
[ ] Legal property description (Metes and Bounds)
Abstract of Abandonment
[ ] One original Abstract of Title by Title or Abstract company
[ ] Must contain a 20 year Chain of Title
[ ] Certification that all taxes are paid in full to date
[ ] Abstract must be signed and dated on the date of filing
[ ] Legal property description (Metes and Bounds)