Illinois Mechanics Lien Release Form

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About Illinois Mechanics Lien Release Form

The Illinois Mechanics Lien Release Form is used to cancel a lien that has already been filed. It’s most often used to release a lien claim after a lien claimant receives payment. However, they may also be released based on settlements, legal controversies, because they expired, or more.

Illinois law requires that a lien cancellation is filed within 10 days after written request. Failure to release a lien could result in penalties for the lien claimant.

Complete the form on the right to download your free Illinois Mechanics Lien Release Form template that can be filled out with a PDF editor or by hand after printing. Use this template to easily file your lien release at the same county clerk’s office where the original lien was filed.

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Illinois County Recorders

Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Illinois? You'll need to get your Illinois mechanics lien filed and recorded with the county recorder in the county where the construction project is located. Here is a listing of all county recorders in Illinois. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.

Adams
Adams County Recorder
507 Vermont Street. #110
Quincy, Illinois, 62301
phone: 217-277-2150
fax:

Carroll
Carroll County Recorder
301 N. Main Street
Carroll, Illinois, 61053
phone: (815) 244-0223
fax:

Champaign
Recorder of Deeds
1776 E. Washington St.
Urbana, Illinois, 61802
phone: (217) 384-3774
fax:

Cook
Cook County Recorder of Deeds
118 N. Clark St. Room 120
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312) 603-6425
Fax: (312) 603-5063

DeKalb
DeKalb County Recorders Office
110 East Sycamore Street
Sycamore, Illinois, 60178
phone: 815-895-7149
fax:

Douglas
Douglas County Clerk & Recorder
401 S. Center St. RM 203
Tuscola, Illinois, 61953
phone: 217-253-2411
fax:

DuPage
DuPage County Recorder of Deeds
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 407-5400

Ford
Ford County Clerk & Recorder
200 W. State, Room 101
Paxton, Illinois, 60957
phone: 217-379-9400
fax:

Franklin
Franklin County Courthouse, ATTN: Clerk and Recorder
100 Public Square
Benton, Illinois, 62812
phone: (618)-438-3221
fax:

Henry
Recorders Office
307 West Center Street
Cambridge, Illinois, 61238
phone: 309-937-3575
fax:

Jasper
Jasper County Clerk
204 W. Washington Street, Suite 2
Newton, Illinois, 62448
phone: 618-783-3124
fax:

Jefferson
Jefferson County Recorder
100 South 10th Street- Room 105
Mt Vernon, Illinois, 62864
phone: 618.244.8020 ext. 3
fax:

Jo Daviess
Jo Daviess County Recorder
330 North Bench Street, Room 104
Galena, Illinois, 61036
phone: 815-777-9694
fax:

Johnson
Johnson County Clerk
117 N 5th St
Vienna, Illinois, 62995
phone: (618) 658-3611
fax:

Kendall
Kendall County Recorder
111 W Fox St
Yorkville, Illinois, 60560
phone: (630) 553-4112
fax: 630-553-5283

Knox
Knox County Recorder
200 S. Cherry St.
Galesburg, Illinois, 61401
phone: 309.343.3121
fax:

La Salle
Lasalle County Recorders Office
707 E. Etna Rd.
Ottawa, Illinois, 61350
phone: 815-434-8226
fax:

Lake
Lake County Recorder
18 N County St - 2nd Floor
Waukegan, Illinois, 60085
phone: 847.377.2575
fax:

Madison
Madison County Recorder
157 North Main St, Suite 211
Edwardsville, Illinois, 62025
phone: (618) 296-4775
fax:

Montgomery
Montgomery County Clerk & Recorder
#1 Courthouse Square
Hillsboro, Illinois, 62049-0595
phone: 217) 532-9530
fax:

Ogle
Ogle County Recorder
105 s. 5th st st 212
Oregon, Illinois, 61061
phone: 815 732 1110
fax:

Peoria
Peoria Recorder of Deeds
324 Main St ATTN Recorder of Deeds
Peoria, Illinois, 61602
phone: (309) 672-6090
fax:

Pulaski
Pulaski County Clerk
500 Illinois Ave
Mound City, Illinois, 62963
phone: (618) 748-9360
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Putnam
Putnam County Clerk and Recorder
120 North 4th Street
Hennepin, Illinois, 61327
phone: 815-925-7129
fax:

Rock Island
Rock Island County Recorder
210 15th Street, Second Floor
Rock Island, Illinois, 61201
phone: (309) 558-3360
fax:

St. Clair
Recorder of Deeds
10 Public Sq
Belleville, Illinois, 62220
phone: (618) 277-6600
fax:

Tazewell
Tazewell County Recorder
11 S. 4th Street, 2nd Fl. room 124
Perkin, Illinois, 61554
phone: (309) 477-2210
fax:

Vermilion
Vermilion County Recorder
201 North Vermilion
Danville, Illinois, 61832
phone: (217) 554-6040
fax:

Will
Will County Recorder
58 East Clinton Street
Joliet, Illinois, 60432-4143
phone: 815-740-4637
fax: 815-740-4638

Williamson
Williamson County Recorder
407 N. Monroe St, Suite 119
Marion, Illinois, 62959
phone: 618/998-2110
fax:

Woodford
Woodford County Recorder
115 N. Main St. Room 202
Eureka, Illinois, 61530
phone: (309) 467-2822
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