recordation

noun
re·cor·da·tion | \ˌre-ˌkȯr-ˈdā-shən; ˌrē-, ri-\

Definition of recordation 

: the action or process of recording

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The only enforcement action came in 2015, when the city issued a recordation, which is similar to a lien on Cano’s property. Gustavo Solis, sandiegouniontribune.com, "National City councilman finally files plans to correct 5-year-old building violations," 3 Apr. 2018 The recordation, a legal document that limits a property owner’s ability to sell or refinance, was the only form of enforcement the city took against Cano in response to the violations. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Five years later, councilman corrects building code violations," 19 June 2018 The city brought in $11 million more than anticipated from transfer taxes and $10 million more from recordation taxes. Luke Broadwater, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore to use $21 million in excess tax revenue to pay for police OT that ran overbudget," 6 June 2018 Instead of fines, the city issued a recordation on Cano’s home — an unusual enforcement action that is similar to a lien. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "National City hires law firm to investigate councilman," 1 May 2018 The money would come from increasing the city’s transfer and recordation taxes on properties sold to people who intend to rent them, not live in them. Dan Rodricks, baltimoresun.com, "Rodricks: For Baltimore's vacant homes, why not a buyer's club?," 18 Apr. 2018 In some states, the buyer pays the recordation and transfer tax; in others, the seller pays and in some states, these costs are shared equally. Benny L. Kass, chicagotribune.com, "Is it smart for parents to buy a house for their college kid, then rent out the rooms?," 12 Mar. 2018 Funding streams Harford County uses all revenue from impact fees, plus half of the transfer tax and two thirds of the recordation tax revenue to fund school construction, Treasurer Robert Sandlass, an APF board member, said. David Anderson, The Aegis, "Two Harford schools in moratorium status," 1 May 2018 In March 2015, Parra signed off on the recordation. Gustavo Solis, sandiegouniontribune.com, "It's been 5 years and National City councilman still hasn't corrected code violations," 2 Apr. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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recordation

noun
re·cor·da·tion | \ˌre-ˌkȯr-ˈdā-shən, ˌrē- \

Legal Definition of recordation 

: the act or process of recording recordation of a lien

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