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Land Records


Land Records Office Information
- 92 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14202 1st Floor
- Customer Service Line 716-858-8797
- Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
*Please be in line with completed documents by 4:00 pm 

About Land Records
Here at the Erie County Clerks Office we Maintain all Real Property Records, Deeds, Mortgages, Judgments, Tax Liens, Powers of Attorney, Leases and various other filings affecting the title to real property located in Erie County.

Obtaining Record Information
1.) Use our free Online Public Records Search Program
(can only view a summary of the document) 
2.) Come into our office and use our free kiosk workstations.
(free to view documents)
3.) Request a search by mail
4.) Become a paying monthly account holder

Contest Your Tax Assessment
Persons requesting information on contesting a real property tax assessment (Small Claims Assessment Review - SCAR) will find information and forms by clicking here.

Please note that the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Office of Real Property Tax Services will refer you to the forms available on NYCOURTS SCAR.   NOTE: Please use the form labeled “Petition” for Erie County Small Claims Assessment Review Actions.  Not NYC Petition.

If you need help understanding the process, please contact the 8th Judicial District Court Help Center at 77 W Eagle, Buffalo, New York 14202.  Contact information, hours of operation, and driving directions for the 8th Judicial District Court Help Center may be found HERE.