Massachusetts Agencies

Sewer Assessment

Municipal Power

Assuming that there's been a recorded alienation (i.e., sale) of property against which a betterment has been assessed the betterment will no longer be a lien against the property (provided the sale was more than two years ago). See Eno and Hovey, Massachusetts Practice - Real Estate Law with Forms, West Publishing Co., (Third Edition, 1995), §11.5. Otherwise, a release is required.