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 for the County, in addition (3) copies

for the (Town, Village and Real Property)
[ ] Must have Assessor's approval
[ ] Owner must sign and signature must be acknowledged
Abstract of Abandonment
[ ] One original Abstract of Title completed by Abstract/Title Company
[ ] Must contain a 20 year Chain of Title
[ ] Certification that both half of taxes are paid in full to date
[ ] Abstract must be signed and dated by the officer of the company