Filing a mechanics lien in Blount County

If you’re trying to record a mechanics lien or construction notice in Blount County, Alabama, you’re in the right place. On this page, you’ll find contact information for the Blount County Probate Office, document rules, delivery requirements, fees, payment methods, and more.

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Before you file a lien in Blount County, read How to File a Lien in Alabama for a step-by-step guide to the process and requirements.

Types of documents recorded in this office:
Mechanics lien
Lien release

Download Blount County Probate Office Forms:

Lien FAQs for Blount County

Where do I file a mechanics lien in Blount County, Alabama?

Blount County Probate Office has 2 for recording mechanics liens and other property documents:

220 2nd Ave E #101
Oneonta, Alabama, 35121
Phone: (205) 625-4191

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Locations
Hayden Annex
306 2nd Avenue
Hayden, Alabama 35079
Phone: 205-590-2851

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Can I file a mechanics lien in Blount County, Alabama?

Generally, anyone who provides labor or materials to a construction project has the right to file a mechanics lien in Alabama. If the project property was located in Blount County, then the lien must be filed with the Blount County Probate Office, regardless of where you or your company are located. But whether or not you have the right to file a lien will depend on a number of factors, including your position on the payment chain, whether you sent the required notices, and whether the deadline has passed.

To learn more about the requirements and deadlines, visit the Alabama Mechanics Lien Guide & FAQ page.

When is the deadline to file a lien in Blount County?

In Blount County, Alabama, your deadline to file a mechanics lien is dependent upon your role in the project. General contractors have 6 months to file a lien after the date of last furnishing. Subcontractors and suppliers have 120 days to file.

How much does it cost to file a lien in Blount County?

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the Blount County Probate Office is as follows:
$8.00 First page $3.00 Each additional page $1.00 Each name In Excess Of Two In Direct And/or Reverse On All Of The Above

Costs change periodically.

Visit the Blount County Probate Office fees page for the latest information.

How do I release or cancel a lien with the Blount County Probate Office?

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in Blount County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $9.00 first page $3.00 each additional page.

A mechanics lien is typically canceled after the claim has been paid, or when the lien expires.

How can I get a copy of a lien or other document recorded in Blount County?

The Blount County Probate Office maintains a record of all property documents, including mechanics liens and certain construction notices. You can obtain either a certified or conformed copy of a document. Related: What type of document copy do you need?

In person

220 2nd Ave E #101 East Oneonta, 35121

By mail

220 2nd Ave E #101 East Oneonta, 35121

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in Blount County?

Preliminary notices are not recorded in Blount County. Learn more about Alabama’s preliminary notice requirements and how to send one.

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