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The Berkshire Middle District Registry of Deeds has an office in Pittsfield and its records are comprised of the City of Pittsfield and the Towns of Becket, Dalton, Hinsdale, Lee, Lenox, Otis, Peru, Richmond, Stockbridge (including the villages of Glendale & Interlaken), Tyringham and Washington. You will find documents pertaining to the land located in said City and Towns; including but not limited to deeds, mortgages, discharges, assignments, declarations of trust, liens, executions, attachments, easements, boundary line agreements and any document that affects the ownership of land; including subdivision plans and surveys.

The mission of the Berkshire Middle District Registry of Deeds is to record all documents according to the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Deed Indexing Standards created by the Massachusetts Registers and Assistant Registers of Deeds Association, promptly and efficiently by a knowledgeable and capable staff member and to accurately and securely maintain and preserve all land records indefinitely for the public to access both on the premises and electronically.

News and Events


The Berkshire Middle District Registry of Deeds is not open to the Public at this time.

It is in your best interest to sign up with an electronic recording company.

  • Simplifile (800) 460-5657
  • CSC (866) 652-0111
  • EPN (888) 325-3365

Drop-Box Instructions for walk-in customers effective July 13, 2020

  • All walk-in customers will be required to leave documents in the Drop Box located inside first door of courthouse entrance.
  • include your name, address, phone number and a self-addressed, stamped return envelope.
  • All documents dropped off after 3:00PM will be recorded the next business day.

Documents dropped off will only be returned to you by mail.

Land Court document recording procedures:

To make arrangements to obtain Corporate Certificates ordered online, please call our office.

Please call our office at 413-443-7438 with any questions you may have.

Updated Fee Schedule

Effective June 1, 2020 Click here.

Upcoming Holiday Closure

Columbus Day October 12, 2020

Consumer Notification Service

William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth and Patricia M. Harris, Berkshire Middle District Register of Deeds, have implemented the Consumer Notification Service program. The Consumer Notification Service offers the ability for consumers to submit their names or business names to be monitored for potential fraudulent activity by receipt of a notification from the Registry of Deeds whenever a document containing submitted names is recorded. To subscribe or login click here.