Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Del Norte County

Where is the Del Norte County Recorder's Office that files mechanic liens?

You can file your mechanic liens in person at the Del Norte Clerk/Recorder’s office located at:

981 H Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7216

What is Del Norte County's Recording Backlog?

The Del Norte Clerk/Recorder’s office does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog.

Should my mechanics lien be filed in Del Norte County, or some other county?

If the project is located in Del Norte county, then yes, you will want to record your lien with the Del Norte County Recorder’s office.

What are Del Norte County's requirements for recording a mechanics lien?

Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to SB 2 – Atkins, certain documents accepted for recording at the Del Norte County Recorder shall be charged an additional $75 as follows:

A fee of seventy-five dollars ($75) shall be paid at the time of recording of every real estate instrument, paper, or notice required or permitted by law to be recorded, except those expressly exempted from payment of recording fees, per each single transaction per parcel of real property. The fee imposed by this section shall not exceed two hundred twenty-five dollars ($225) per single transaction.

The fee shall not be imposed on any real estate instrument, paper, or notice recorded in connection with a transfer subject to the imposition of a documentary transfer tax as defined in Section 11911 of the Revenue and Taxation Code or on any real estate instrument, paper, or notice recorded in connection with a transfer of real property that is a residential dwelling to an owner-occupier.

A declaration of exemption specifying the reason for the exemption from the fee must be placed on the face of each document, or on a coversheet to be recorded with the document, prior to depositing with the Recorder. If the exemption is not provided, the fee will be charged. Declarations of exemption are subject to review.

What are the margin & page size requirements to file a lien in Del Norte County?

The margin requirements for filing a lien in Del Norte county include:

Font type: Times New Roman

Font Size: 12

Top of First Page: 2.5 inches

Left Margin: .5 inches

Right Margin: .5 inches

Top: .5 inches

Bottom: .5 inches

How can I make payment to the Del Norte County Recorder?

The Del Norte County Recorder accepts cash, check, money order, and most major credit cards.

What are the filing fees to record a mechanics lien in Del Norte County?

The filing fees for a Mechanics Lien in Del Norte county include a $13 fee for the first page of the form and $3 for each additional page attached in the document.

How do I get a recorded copy of my lien from Del Norte County's Recorders Office?

To obtain a recorded copy of your lien, you can visit the Del Norte Clerk/Recorder’s office in person located at:

981 H Street
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7216

Do I have the right to file a mechanics lien in Del Norte,

Determining whether you do or do not have a mechanics lien right can be tricky. Generally speaking, every state gives those who have furnished labor and/or materials to a construction project the right to file a mechanics lien if unpaid for the furnishing. The same is true in California. However, there are some state-specific limitations as to who is qualified to file a mechanics lien that is important when considering whether you have the right to file a mechanics lien in Del Norte County, California.

Great and detailed information about this is available on our California Mechanics Lien Resources Page.

What is the fee to file a CA Preliminary Notice in Del Norte County?

The filing fee for a California 20-day Preliminary Notice in Del Norte County is $25.

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