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Recorder of Deeds Division
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 W. Hamilton Street, Room 122
Allentown PA 18101-1614

Chief Deputy,
Lisa Stella-Ali

Asst. Chief Deputy, 
Catherine Faries

Phone: 610-782-3162
Fax: 610-871-2895



Hours of Operation

Recorder of Deeds Office
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday

Our office is closed on all major holidays and/or as directed by the President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.

GIS PIN Certification
8:00 AM to 3:45 PM


Recorder of Deeds

The Recorder of Deeds Division maintains land records of real estate located in Lehigh County and carries out the following:

  • Record and index:
    • Deeds and deed related documents (Easement, Right of Way, Covenant, Restrictions, etc.)
    • Mortgages and mortgage related documents (Satisfaction of Mortgage, Release, Assignment, Modification, Subordination, etc.)
    • State Commissions and Bonds for Notary Publics and County Elected Officials
    • Military Discharge Papers (DD214)
    • Subdivision, Stormwater, Highway, Rail and Condo Maps
    • Powers of Attorney
    • Secured Transactions/Financing Statements/UCC
  • Certify recorded documents
  • Maintain records of non-profit organization Charters from 1866 to 1993
  • Collect and distribute Realty Transfer Tax to the Department of Revenue, local municipalities, and school districts.
  • Provide public access to recorded documents and indices

The information provided on our website is only a guide for the preparation and recording of documents.

Our staff is not authorized to conduct a search or provide research for you.  Please contact a title company.  We are not authorized to provide legal advice or opinions.  Please seek legal counsel regarding any questions concerning a document or the legality of its content.

Please Note:
It is the responsibility of the document submitter to ensure that NO personal information (i.e., Social Security Number, bank account or loan numbers, etc.)
 appears on documents.  Documents containing personal information may be rejected or redacted at our discretion.