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

Chief Deputy,
Karen S. Collura 

Asst. Chief Deputy,
Tammy Stahlnecker

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

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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

        

Records Search

Search Records 1812 to Present
Lehigh County was formed on March 6, 1812 from part of Northampton County.

All documents recorded in the Recorder of Deeds Division are public records (except for Military Discharges DD214) open to the public for viewing and printing.  Our staff is not authorized to conduct a search or provide research for you.

Online Searching & Copies:
*Please note: certified copies are NOT available online

LANDEX Webstore – LANDEX Webstore is for infrequent searchers or those performing basic searches with access to all Index, deed, mortgage, map, and miscellaneous records from 1812 to present.  The searching is free, however, there is a fee to view and/or print documents.  For guidance on searching the LANDEX website, contact LANDEX at 800-370-2836.

LANDEX Remote – LANDEX Remote is most beneficial for individuals or companies who expect to access our records on a regular basis or need comprehensive search capabilities and provides access to all Index, deed, mortgage, map, and miscellaneous records from 1812 to present.  This is a pay per access service of $.15 per minute / $.10 per page loaded.  Use Index Book Tab to search records 1812 to 1983 and Major/Minor Subdivision plans from 1812 to 2002. For guidance on searching the LANDEX website, contact LANDEX at 800-370-2836.

Lehigh County Online Records Access – Must establish an account and pay a yearly fee.  Please contact the Lehigh County Fiscal Office for information. -- Select Recorder of Deeds LANDEX System 1812 to Present with Russell Index Books including all Index, deed, mortgage, map, and miscellaneous images from 1812 to present. Use Index Book Tab to search records 1812 to 1983 and Major/Minor Subdivision plans from 1812 to 2002.

In Person Searching & Copies:

The Public Review area located on the first floor of the Lehigh County Courthouse is open to the public Monday thru Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm for searching and copies.

The in person copy fee is $.25 per page. Certified copies are an additional $1.50 per document copy.  All copies to be certified by the Recorder of Deeds Division must be made in the Recorder of Deeds office at the time of certification.

Copies by Mail:

The mailed copy fee is $1.00 per page. Certified copies are an additional $1.50 per document copy.

    The request MUST include:
      • Type of document
      • Volume & Page # or Instrument # of the document
      • Regular or Certified Copy
      • Stamped, self-addressed envelope of sufficient size and postage or a $1.00 per document mail back fee
      • Check payable to “Recorder of Deeds” – blank checks are NOT accepted.  All checks must include the account holder’s address.

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