Guide to filing a mechanics lien in Mono County

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

You can file your mechanic liens in person, by mail or electronically.

In Person

You can visit the Mono County Recorder’s office in person located at:

Bridgeport Office Location:
Annex I
74 School St.
PO Box 237
Bridgeport, CA 93517

Tel: (760) 932-5530
Fax: (760) 932-5531

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

By Mail

You can send your documents for recording to:

MAILING ADDRESS ONLY:
Mono County Recorder’s Office
P.O. Box 237
Bridgeport, CA 93517

PHYSICAL ADDRESS (needed when sending overnight mail):
Mono County Recorder’s Office
74 School St., Annex I
Bridgeport, CA 93517

By E-Recording

The Mono County Recorder’s Office offers you the option to record your documents electronically. File your lien electronically now.

What is Mono County's Recording Backlog?

The Mono County Recorder does not publicly disclose information on recording backlog but you can give them a call at (760) 932-5530 to see how long it would take to record your lien.

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

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

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

Generally, to file a mechanics lien in Mono County you should 1) Meet all California Mechanics Lien requirements including having sent a California 20-day notice. 2) Meet all county document filing requirements, which include printing your lien on 8.5 x 11 inch paper using .5 inch margins, except at the top of the first page where you should use a 2.5inch margin. 3) Pay all appropriate and required filing fees for the county to record your document, $9 for the first page and $3 for each additional page.

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

The margin and paper size requirements to file a lien in Mono County include:

Letter Size: $9.00 for the first page & $3.00 for each additional page. Legal Size: $12.00 for the first page & $6.00 for each additional page. (If any one page is legal size, ALL pages are charged at the legal size rate.)

How can I make payment to the Mono County Recorder?

Payment can be made to the Mono County recorder in person with cash, check, money order, or most major credit cards. Note that Not to Exceed Checks are accepted when sending a request for information and/or documents for recording when you’re unsure of what the total cost will be given any fees. 

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

The Mono County Recorder’s recording fee is $9.00 for the first page of a document that is 8 1/2 x 11 and $3.00 for each additional page. The recording fee for the first page of a document that 8 1/2 x 14 is $12.00 and $6.00 for each additional page.

Indexing Fees: $1.00 cost per name after fist 10 names

Release of Lien – State or Local Government Entity: $8.00

Copy Fees:

Xerox copy or scanned document: $0.16 per page or image
Certification of document (in additional to regular copy fees) – $1.75
Conformed Copy: no fee

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

You can obtain a copy of your lien in person or by mail from the Mono County Recorder’s Office

If you’d like to go in person, you can visit the Mono County Recorder’s office in person located at:

Bridgeport Office Location:
Annex I
74 School St.
PO Box 237
Bridgeport, CA 93517

Tel: (760) 932-5530
Fax: (760) 932-5531

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

If you’d like to make a request by mail, you can send your requests to:

MAILING ADDRESS ONLY:
Mono County Recorder’s Office
P.O. Box 237
Bridgeport, CA 93517

PHYSICAL ADDRESS (needed when sending overnight mail):
Mono County Recorder’s Office
74 School St., Annex I
Bridgeport, CA 93517

Do I have the right to file a mechanics lien in Mono County, CA?

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 Mono County, California.

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

What is the fee to file a California Preliminary Notice in Mono County?

The fee to file a California Preliminary Notice in Mono County is $20.

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