To obtain a Municipal Lien Certificate (MLC) in Burlington:

  • Request must be submitted in writing
  • Fifty dollar fee (Residential)  check payable to Town of Burlington 
  • One hundred dollar fee (Commercial/map and parcel)  check payable to Town of Burlington
  • Include a self addressed stamped envelope for return of the MLC
  • Specify in your request whether it is a sale or refinance
  • For a sale specify closing date and buyer name(s)

Mail request, SASE and check to:

Town of Burlington
Collector's Office
29 Center St.
Burlington, MA 01803

The MLC will be issued within 10 business days.