Arizona Mechanics Lien Form

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Contractors, suppliers, and others that work in the construction industry can use this free mechanics lien form to get paid on their private projects in Arizona state. If you are working on a public project make sure to download the free Arizona bond claim form.

It is crucial that your Arizona mechanics lien contains all the information required by statute. The failure to include the proper information can be as fatal to a lien claim as not getting it filed on time, or not sending it to the proper parties. The failure to include the required information, including a copy and proof of mailing of the 20-day preliminary notice, can result in an invalid lien.

Arizona mechanics liens are required to be made under oath by the claimant (or some other party with knowledge of the facts), so if you are preparing your lien document yourself remember that once it is complete, you must wait to sign until your signature on the document can be notarized. An Arizona mechanics lien must contain the following information:

1. The legal description of the lands and improvements to be charged with a lien.
2. The name of the owner or reputed owner of the property concerned, if known, and the name of the person by whom the lienor was employed or to whom he furnished materials.
3. A statement of the terms, time given and conditions of the contract, if it is oral, or a copy of the contract, if it is written.
4. A statement of the lienor’s demand, after deducting just credits and offsets.
5. A statement of the date of completion of the building, structure or improvement, or any alteration or repair of such building, structure or improvement. 6. A statement of the date the preliminary twenty day notice required by § 33-992.01 was given. A copy of such preliminary twenty day notice and the proof of mailing required by § 33-992.02 shall be attached.

Pro tip: In the state of Arizona, if the project was the construction or improvement of an owner-occupied residential structure, only partes contracting directly with the property owner are allowed to file mechanics liens. This is important to consider prior to attempting to file a mechanics lien. Since owner-occupied residential construction projects are, generally speaking, smaller scale projects than commercial or even multi-family residential projects, the use of subcontractors occurs less often. But it’s not unheard of to have subcontractors involved on an owner-occupied residential project in Arizona, and these subs must be careful since they will not have lien rights on an owner occupied residential project.

Fill out the form on the right to download your Free Arizona mechanics lien template that can be filled out with a PDF editor or by hand after printing. Use this template to easily file your lien on a private construction project in Arizona. You can also use Levelset’s document builder to create and send a stop notice on your construction project.

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Arizona County Recorders

Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Arizona? You'll need to get your Arizona 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 Arizona. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.

Apache
Edison J. Wauneka
75 W Cleveland St
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Phone: (928) 337-7515
Fax: (928) 337-7676

Cochise
Cochise County Recorder's Office
1415 Melody Lane, Building B
Brisbee, AZ 85603
Phone: (520) 432-8350
Fax: N/A

Coconino
Coconino County Recorder
110 E. Cherry Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-679-7850
Fax: N/A

Gila
Gila County Recorder
1400 E Ash St
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-8740

Graham
Graham County Recorder's Office
921 Thatcher Blvd, 2nd Floor
Safford, AZ 85546
Phone: 928-428-3560
Fax: 928-428-8828

Greenlee
Greenlee County Recorder's Office
253 Fifth Street
Clifton, AZ 85533
Phone: (928) 865-2632 or (928) 865-1717
Fax: (928) 865-4417
Email: smilheiro@greenlee.az.gov

La Paz
La Paz County Recorder's Office
1112 Joshua Avenue, #201
Parker, AZ 85344
Phone: 928-669-6136 or 888-526-8685
Fax: 928-669-5638

Maricopa
Maricopa County Recorder's Office
111 S. Third Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: 602-506-3535
Fax: N/A

Mohave
Mohave County Recorder
700 W Beale St
Kingman, AZ 86401
Phone: 928-753-0701
Fax: 928-753-0727

Navajo
Navajo County Recorder's Office
100 East Code Talkers Drive
Holbrook, AZ 86025
Phone: (928) 524-4191
Fax: N/A

Pima
Pima County Recorder's Office
240 N Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: (520) 724-4350
Fax: N/A

Pinal
Pinal County Recorder's Office
31 N Pinal Street Building E
Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: 520.866.6830
Fax: 520.866.6831

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Recorder's Office
2150 N. Congress Drive
Suite 101
Nogales, AZ 85621
Phone: 520.375.7990
Fax: 520.375.7996

Yavapai
Yavapai County Recorder
1015 Fair Street, 2nd Floor
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: 928-771-3244
Fax: 928-771-3258

Yuma
Yuma County Recorder's Office
410 S. Maiden Lane, Suite B
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: 928-373-6020
Fax: 928) 373-6024

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