Filing a mechanics lien in St Clair County

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

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Before you file a lien in St Clair 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
UCC lien

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Lien FAQs for St Clair County

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

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

165 5th Avenue
Ashville, Alabama, 35953
Phone: (205) 594-2120

Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am -12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Other Locations
Pell City Probate Office
1815 Cogswell Avenue
Suite 212
Pell City, AL 35125

Phone: 205-338-9449
Fax: 205-525-0628

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Can I file a mechanics lien in St Clair 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 St Clair County, then the lien must be filed with the St Clair 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 St Clair County?

In St Clair 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 last day of furnishing labor or materials. Subcontractors and suppliers have 120 days to file.

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

Currently, the cost to file a lien with the St Clair County Probate Office is as follows:
$18 for the first page $3 for each additional page

Costs change periodically.

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

To cancel a lien that you previously recorded in St Clair County, you will need to file a lien release. The fee is $18 for the first page $3 for 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 St Clair County?

The St Clair 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

165 5th Avenue Ashville, 35953

Electronically

The St Clair County Probate Office does not currently have an online resource for requesting document copies.

Do preliminary notices need to be recorded in St Clair County?

The St Clair County Probate Office accepts preliminary notices for recording. The fee is . However, while you can file a preliminary notice, it’s not necessarily required.

Does the St Clair County Probate Office record Notices of Commencement?

A Notice of Commencement can be filed with the St Clair County Probate Office. The fee is Learn more about Alabama’s rules for Notices of Commencement and how they work.

How do I record a Notice of Completion in St Clair County?

You can file a Notice of Completion with the St Clair County Probate Office. The fee is .

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